Rachel B. Ojserkis, PhD


Rachel Ojserkis, PhD, is a psychologist at the Adult Partial Hospital Program at Rhode Island Hospital and Interim Clinical Lead of the Trauma Track.

She earned her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Fordham University and completed her internship and postdoctoral fellowship training in the Brown Clinical Psychology Training Consortium, specializing in the evidence-based treatment of anxiety and trauma-related disorders.

Dr. Ojserkis has expertise working with individuals struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder and trauma-related difficulties, obsessive compulsive disorder, and anxiety disorders. She utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy, with an emphasis on exposure treatments and mindfulness-based approaches, such as acceptance and commitment therapy and dialectical behavior therapy.

Dr. Ojserkis is also a clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and human behavior at Brown University and active within the psychology training program, where she provides clinical supervision to interns and postdoctoral fellows. She also serves on the internship admissions committee and as primary supervisor of Rhode Island Hospital’s Adult PHP internship rotation.

Dr. Ojserkis’ research interests include affective and mindfulness-based processes in anxiety and trauma-related disorders, about which she has authored peer-reviewed publications, book chapters, and presentations. She is a member of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies and the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science.



Adult Partial Hospital Program, Rhode Island Hospital
Potter Building (directions)
110 Lockwood St
Providence, RI 02903


  • Post Graduate:  Fordham University
  • Residency:  The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
  • Fellowship:  The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University (Rhode Island Hospital)