Kornfield Becker, Rachel


Rachel is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She has a Masters in Social Work from the University of Pittsburgh.Rachel loves walking with people through a journey of self-discovery that contributes to healing and positive relationships. She works especially in the areas of grief, stress, anxiety and depression.

Rachel grew up as a missionary kid in Brazil before attending Wheaton College. She got her bachelors in Sociology with a minor in Christian Formation and Ministry. After college, she returned to Brazil to work extensively with inner city kids and self-care resources for pastors. She moved to Pittsburgh in 2010 and proceeded to get her Masters in Social Work from University of Pittsburgh, focusing on mental health. Rachel became a Licensed Social Worker (LSW) in 2014 and is currently working on the hours necessary to become a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW).

Rachel is available for appointments at the Shadyside location on Wednesdays and Fridays and at Allegheny Center Alliance Church on Mondays.

Insurances Accepted:

  • Community Care Behavioral Health
  • UPMC (University of Pittsburgh Medical Center)


  • Christian Counselors Collaborative (North Side)


  • Clinical Staff


  • Couples
  • Depression
  • Family Systems
  • Person-Centered/Rogerian
  • Premarital
  • Psychodynamic

Issues Tackled:

  • Anxiety

Pittsburgh Pastoral Institute

6324 Marchand Street
Pittsburgh, PA, 15206

Phone: 412-661-1239
Fax: 412-661-1304