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Rachel A. Simmons, PhD


Rachel A. Simmons, PhD, is a psychologist at Rhode Island Hospital and a clinical assistant professor in the department of psychiatry and human behavior at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. She received her doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of Philadelphia and completed her postdoctoral fellowship at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical College.

Dr. Simmons formerly worked in the body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) program at Rhode Island Hospital. She specializes in the treatment of OCD, BDD and anxiety disorders and has written book chapters and journal articles in these areas. She is a member of the International OCD Foundation, the Rhode Island Psychological Association, and the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.



Outpatient Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, Providence
146 West River Street
Providence, RI 02904


  • Fellowship:  New York Presbyterian Hospital