Rachel Waxman, Ph.D. is a staff psychologist at the Albert Ellis Institute (AEI). Dr. Waxman holds a B.A. in psychology and English from Columbia University and an M.A. in clinical psychology from St. John’s University. Her doctoral dissertation discussed negative self-image as an underlying factor in personality and emotional disturbance. Dr. Waxman has conducted therapy and testing with adults, children, and families in Queens and the Bronx, and has worked in outpatient, inpatient, and research settings. She has clinical and research interests in self-concept, personality disorders, childhood emotional development, and prediction and prevention of psychopathology.