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Welcome to our practice!  Life can be challenging at times and we are here to help! We serve  all ages with  a number of mental health issues, provide psychological and neuropsychological testing  as well as providing ABA services to children on the autism spectrum. We are taking all necessary health precautions to ensure the safety of our patients and staff.  Real Hope Real Help is providing in person sessions, as well as Teletherapy with telephone and video sessions to accommodate patients.  We hope to provide you with excellent care and help you or a family member reach your full potential and live happy, healthy and productive lives!

Please contact us at (972)966-1079 if you would like to discuss treatment options that are available to you and your family.

In order to provide the best services to our patients, we will be implementing an online portal for our patients. We will be adding options to simplify registration and check-in soon.

Our online portal will offer several services including:  

• Checking in for and confirming appointments          • Requesting appointments          

• Sending and receiving secure messages with your provider          • Paying your bill and receipt retrieval          

• Complete online secure documents          • Access Secure documents including evaluations 

Please contact our front desk to get your secure login information and then CLICK HERE to access our online portal.

Rachel Bertelson, , Ph.D, LPA-I, BCBA, LBA

Rachel Bertelson has a total of 15-years of clinical education and experience working within mental and behavioral health. She received a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology and graduate training and a certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis. She is certified by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), licensed by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation as a Licensed Behavior Analyst (LBA), and licensed by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists as an Independent Licensed Psychological Associate (LPA-I).

Work Experiences

Her most recent work experiences include serving as the former Executive Director for Rose Street Spectrum. For seven years, she directed a team of BCBA's, BCaBA's, and RBT's who provided Applied Behavior Analytic (ABA) intervention for individuals diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder. She has also served for the last six years as the Executive Director of (d.b.a.) Odyssey Behavioral Health Clinic; providing ABA services to the adult population for vocational, occupational, and functional skills training via the Vocational Rehabilitation Services Unit of the Texas Workforce Commission.

Clinical and Intervention Based Interests

Rachel's primary clinical and intervention-based interests include the following: psychological assessment, diagnosis, and intervention for individuals with suspected neurodevelopmental disorders, comprehensive and focused ABA intervention, verbal behavior in children, behavior modifications for problematic behaviors in the home, community, and workplace, social skills training (individual and group), integrated PEER LINK modeled social skills training program, structured parent training both individual and group (RUBI and Roadmap to ABA behavioral parent training program), occupational/vocational skills training (transitions to the workplace), and adaptive and functional skills training (transitions to independent living). She also supervises individuals who are pursuing their certification to become BCBA's, BCaBA's, or RBT's. Additionally, she has served as an International Guest Speaker for the Universita Degli Studi Internazionali di Roma - Rome, Italy 2016 - master's level university coursework for individuals pursuing their master's degree in Applied Behavior Analysis.


In Rachel's spare time, she enjoys game nights with the family, outdoor adventures, traveling, yoga, watching movies, and volunteer work.

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