Rachyl Lyons, LLMSW, received her graduate degree from the University of Michigan. Her focus has been in general mental health, interpersonal practice in integrated health as well as substance use. Her work experiences include working at the University of Michigan Mary Rackham Institute as well as BLND Health.
Rachyl operates from a feminist and social justice perspective when supporting the empowerment and growth desired by her clients. She is a creative and relaxed clinician, and she utilizes Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) as well as attachment theory and trauma informed care when supporting her clients. She also believes it is important to celebrate wins occuring in and out of therapy.
As a member of the queer community, Rachyl also aims to serve LGBTQIA2S+ clients in her practice as much as possible. She has experience working with ages 13+, with a focus on early and mid-adulthood. She has focused experience working with clients with anxiety, depression, eating concerns, borderline personality disorder, substance use, suicidality, trauma, and major life transitions.
In her personal life, Rachyl takes hikes with her dog Nessie, paints, collects plants, and she is quite skilled in video games.