Mission Statement

I strive to create a compassionate and non-judgmental space where deep exploration and healing can happen safely. I welcome you to bring all of yourself. My role is supporting your process as a nurturing, relational guide and advocate. I adhere to the highest ethical standards of the therapeutic community in order to protect and care well for all of my clients. 

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Abbreviated List of Services

  • Individual Therapy (Depression & Anxiety, Identity & Life Transitions, Trauma, Sexuality, Relationships & Dating, Addictions & Eating Disorders, Codependency, Self-Harm, Grief & Loss, Spiritual Abuse Recovery)

  • Premarital Counseling (with Prepare-Enrich assessment option)

  • Couples Therapy (Communication, Repairing Trust, Emotional Intimacy, Sexual Dissatisfaction, Infidelity, Infertility, Loss of a Child, Parenting. Remarriage & Divorce)

  • Family Therapy

  • Vocational/Career Counseling

    Please inquire directly about broader services offered.

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Primary Modalities Used

  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)

  • Relational Therapy

  • Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT)

  • Enneagram Personality Tool

  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy

  • Prepare-Enrich (for Couples)

Meeting Options

I'm available to meet with clients for in-person and virtual sessions. My offices are conveniently located in the Glen Park neighborhood of San Francisco, one block away from the Glen Park BART station, multiple bus routes (44, 23, 36, 52) and J-Church Muni. For clients who are unable to travel to the office, I'm available to meet via phone or video call - this is a great option for stay at home parents, commuters, and people who travel for work Weekday and Saturday/Sunday openings are available.

 Fees & Payment

My full fee is $160 for a 60-minute session. I reserve certain slots at a lower rate for clients who require a sliding scale fee. Please email me at RachaelButlerMA@gmail.com if you’d like to apply for a sliding scale arrangement. Fees are payable by credit card, debit card, cash, check, or money order. 


Many clients are able to receive insurance reimbursement for our sessions if they have out of network coverage. I can provide you with the paperwork necessary to submit to your insurance company. Please contact your insurance company directly to inquire about your eligibility.


The information discussed in therapy is strictly confidential and will only be released with your written permission.  There are exceptions to this policy:  If you are a danger to yourself or someone else, or if there is some evidence of child or vulnerable adult abuse, I am legally mandated to report and to seek assistance from outside agencies.

Rachael Butler, MA  |  (415) 894-9476  |  RachaelButlerMA@gmail.com