Ventura Clinicians

Rachel Dittmar  | Positive Change Counseling Center

The therapists listed below offer both in-person and telehealth (video) psychotherapy at Positive Change Counseling Center

Rachel Dittmar, MFT, PMH-C

MFT #115165 


Rachel is a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist specializing in child and family relationships, individual needs, trauma, and mood disorders including anxiety and depression. Rachel is further passionate about maternal and reproductive mental health and helping women and families navigate transitions through this period. Rachel graduated with a Master’s degree in Marital & Family Therapy from the University of San Diego (USD) in 2015.

Rachel brings a compassionate, open-minded and friendly presence and strives to create a safe environment for her clients to explore their feelings and bring awareness to their needs, supporting the client in their journey. Rachel firmly believes that everyone is the expert in their own lives and with positive support, can develop positive relationships, navigate changes, and feel their best. Rachel works collaboratively with the client to help them determine their goals and find their own answers, while providing specific tools and techniques. Rachel also believes that creating health and wellness in every aspect of one’s life will contribute to the overall health and happiness of the individual and their relationships.

Rachel is a Mindfulness practitioner and incorporates Mindfulness practice to achieve therapy goals. Rachel utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Trauma Focused CBT (TFCBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), and solution-focused therapies.

Stressed Woman

Psychotherapy for Individuals, Couples, and Families