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Rachel M. Depner, PhD


Rachel M. Depner, PhD, is a psychologist with the Adult Partial Hospital Program at Rhode Island Hospital

Dr. Depner received her doctoral degree in counseling and school psychology, as well as a masters degree in mental health counseling from the State University of New York at Buffalo. She completed a pre-doctoral internship in health service psychology at the VA Central Western Massachusetts Healthcare System, and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in clinical psychology at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and at the Rhode Island Adult Partial Hospital Program in Acceptance and Mindfulness-Based Therapies.

She practices through the lens of third-wave cognitive behavioral therapies, and integrates elements of existential psychology. She has a background in embodied self-regulation, adapting to chronic illness or grief, and navigating stressful life events.

Dr. Depner is an active member of the American Psychological Association and the Association for Contextual Behavior Science.



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


  • Graduate Degree:  The University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
  • Fellowship:  Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
  • Internship:  VA Central Western Massachusetts