Rachel received her Bachelors of Science in Psychology from Lynchburg College, where she was also a 4-year letter winner in volleyball. She earned both her Masters of Science (MS) in Clinical-Counseling Psychology and her Doctorate of Counseling Psychology (Psy.D.) from Radford University.
Before joining the University of Richmond Counseling and Psychological Services, Dr. Turk completed her pre-doctoral internship at Appalachian State University where she pursued specialties in working with student-athletes, trauma survivors and folx with eating concerns.
Rachel is the Staff Psychologist for the Athletics department and is located in the Robins Center to provided easier access to services for UR student-athletes. Her role includes working with student-athletes on an individual basis for mental health and performance related concerns as well as providing trainings and presentations to teams or groups of staff members.
She enjoys spending time with family and friends, playing volleyball, hiking and relaxing outdoors, and cooking for herself and others.
B.S., Lynchburg College
M.S., Radford University