Rachel M. Becker-Warner, PsyD

Psychologist, Program in Human Sexuality (PHS)

Rachel M. Becker-Warner

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Rachel Becker-Warner, PsyD, LP, completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Program in Human Sexuality – University of Minnesota School of Medicine in 2016. Dr. Becker-Warner specializes in sexual health and gender care, providing individual, family, couples, and group psychotherapy. Her approach to care is steeped in neuro-developmental, feminist, attachment, and relational theories. 

She specializes in helping individuals establish and renew their sexual health, mental health, gender health, and relational well-being. Dr. Becker-Warner collaborates with clients and families with a variety of concerns, including: gender identity issues in children and adults, neurodiversity (e.g., ADHD, autism, dyslexia), trauma, sexual identity issues, and relationship and sexual problems. 

Dr. Becker-Warner is trained in EMDR and AIR Network modalities. Her research and practice interests include the intersection of neuro and gender diversity, the neurobiological impact of trauma, and development of gender identity for gender diverse people.

Pronouns: she/her/hers



Rider, G. N., Vencill, J. A., Berg, D. R., Becker-Warner, R., Candelario-Perez, L., & Spencer, K. G. (in press). The Gender Affirmative Lifespan Approach (GALA™): A model for competent clinical care with genderqueer and nonbinary clients. [Special Issue]. International Journal of Transgenderism, accepted for publication June 1, 1018.