Rachel Kraus, LCSW-C

Social Worker


  • Substance Use Disorder
  • Trauma Disorders

Rachel Leah Kraus, LCSW-C is a clinical social worker and board-approved social work supervisor on the co-occurring disorders unit at Sheppard Pratt’s campus in Ellicott City. Rachel received her bachelor’s degree in psychology and philosophy from Mount Holyoke College, and her masters of social work from the University of Maryland School of Social Work with a specialization in mental health and a sub-specialization in employee assistance programs. Rachel has earned additional certifications in advanced trauma treatment, equine-assisted psychotherapy, and is a certified financial social worker. Rachel has provided treatment in a variety of settings including schools (public, boarding, and residential treatment school settings), outpatient mental health services, and foster care. She has a particular interest in the use of Dialectic Behavior Therapy for individuals with substance use disorders and addictive behavior patterns.