Utah Family Therapy
Rachelle Olmos, Marriage And Family Therapist

Rachelle Olmos


What You'll Learn About Rachelle Olmos

Rachelle Olmos: Bringing Joy and Healing Through Therapy

Meet Rachelle Olmos, a therapist who brings a unique blend of humor and empathy to her therapy. 

With a background in special education and a passion for supporting caregivers, Rachelle creates a warm and inviting space for clients to explore, heal, and grow. 

Her genuine approach and dedication to fostering connections make her a trusted guide on your personal well-being and empowerment journey.

Education and Background

A unique blend of personal and professional experiences enriches Rachelle Olmos’s therapy. 

Her diverse background, encompassing her education, therapeutic modalities, past professions, and life experiences, is infused with a generous dose of humor. 

This distinctive mix makes her therapy approach more engaging and relatable to clients and allows them to find reflections of their own lives in her journey. 

Rachelle’s firm belief in the healing power of laughter brings hope and optimism even in life’s most challenging and painful moments.

Passion for Special Needs Care

Her past profoundly influenced Rachelle’s journey into therapy as a special education and autism educator. 

Her empathy for people with special needs and their caregivers is rooted in her recognition of their immense challenges. 

She observed a void in the support system for parents and caregivers of special needs individuals, who often grapple with physical, mental, and emotional exhaustion while fulfilling their crucial roles.

Empowering Special Needs Caregivers

Rachelle’s decision to become a therapist was driven by a deep-seated desire to fill a void in the support system for special needs caregivers. 

Her primary focus is helping caregivers find balance, develop coping skills, and establish support networks to alleviate their burdens.

Diverse Clientele and Therapeutic Approach

Rachelle’s dedication extends beyond special needs parents and caregivers. 

She also finds fulfillment in assisting young adults, pre-marital couples, and anyone who values the role of laughter in their healing journey. 

Her unwavering commitment is to create a therapy environment that is both serious and enjoyable, fostering a light and supportive atmosphere where clients can feel safe, comfortable, and understood without shame.

Authenticity and Connection

Rachelle’s authenticity and genuine approach are the cornerstones of her therapeutic approach. 

She encourages clients to be themselves and promises to do the same, fostering a space of openness, acceptance, and mutual respect, making them feel safe and comfortable.

Personal Life and Interests

Outside of her professional life, Rachelle is a mother of four and a wife to her high school sweetheart. 

She shares her home with a giant Great Dane and a little Morkie with whom she has a bittersweet relationship. 

Rachelle has a creative side, indulging in hobbies like home renovations, decorating, watercoloring, illustrating, embroidery, and various art forms.

Her message to clients is one of reassurance: “I see you, and you are going to be okay.”

Interested in Having Doris Be Your Therapist?

Here are some suggestions for clients who are considering working with Rachelle Olmos:

1. Schedule an Assessment: Schedule an assessment with the office and learn more about Utah Family Therapy’s process.

This will allow you to discuss your needs, goals, and concerns in a relaxed setting and determine if Rachelle fits you.

2. Be Open and Honest: During your sessions with Rachelle, be open and honest about your thoughts, feelings, and experiences.

Help her understand your situation so she can tailor her therapeutic approach to meet your needs best.

3. Set Clear Goals: Set clear and achievable goals for your therapy journey.

Whether you’re seeking support for specific challenges or aiming for personal growth, having clear goals can guide your sessions and measure progress.

4. Engage in Therapy Activities: Rachelle may suggest therapeutic activities or exercises to complement your sessions.

Engage wholeheartedly in these activities to enhance your healing and growth.

5. Communicate Feedback: Your feedback is crucial.

Providing feedback to Rachelle about your therapy experience helps her understand your needs better and tailor her approach to you.

Your input is valued and integral to ensuring that you get the most out of your sessions.

6. Practice Self-Care: prioritize self-care activities that support your well-being outside therapy sessions.

This may include:

The better you take care of yourself, the faster healing you may experience.

7. Your Commitment Matters: Remember, your commitment to the therapy process is key to achieving meaningful results.

Attend your scheduled sessions, complete assigned tasks or homework, and stay engaged in the therapeutic process. 

Your active participation is vital for your progress.

8. Be Patient and Kind to Yourself: Remember that healing and personal growth take time.

Be patient and kind to yourself as you navigate challenges and celebrate progress.

Rachelle is here to support you through every step of your journey. 

If you need more than weekly therapy, Rachelle is part of Anxiety and Trauma Healing Center, an Intensive Outpatient Program ran by Utah Family Therapy.


Lets face it, who likes to talk about their crap with other people? 

If you’re like most clients, you’re used to being judged despite hearing so many people talk about non judgment and when you do open up, it seems like the more you share, the less likely you are to get compassion. 

We’ve worked our butts off to create a clinic where the unfiltered, real you, can show up and heal, so dammit give therapy a chance

We love the unfiltered real you, let’s heal together. – Utah Family Therapy Team