Rachel Henesy, PhD, LMHC, NCC

Dr. Rachel Henesy

PhD, Counseling & Counselor Education, University of Florida
MAEd, EdS, Mental Health Counseling, University of Florida
BA, Psychology, Saint Leo University

Assistant Clinical Professor, School Counseling (SCOUN)

Phone: (206) 220-3156

Building/Room: LOYA 412

Research Interests

Rachel’s research and scholarly interests include LGBTQ+ affirmative counseling, intersectionality, disability justice, complex trauma, and counselor training.


Rachel Henesy is a faculty member in the Seattle University Counseling master’s program. Rachel earned an MAE in Mental Health Counseling and a PhD in Counseling & Counselor Education from the University of Florida. Rachel has experience as a clinician in a variety of community settings, and has worked with individuals, couples, and families. Rachel has also worked in crisis stabilization and crisis response. Rachel also holds graduate certificates in Women’s Studies (UF) and LGBT Health Policy & Practice (George Washington University). Areas of expertise include LGBTQ+ affirmative counseling, crisis intervention, complex trauma, and autism.