Dr. Christy Rahn is a licensed psychologist. She came to AAPA in December 2008 after completing her pre-doctoral internship at the Robert Murney Clinic in Springfield, Missouri, and she completed her post-doctoral requirements at AAPA under the supervision of Gary Dudley, Ph.D. During her post-doctoral fellowship at AAPA, Dr. Rahn served as the Psychometrist for the practice, a position in which she gained extensive experience in testing children, adolescents, and adults.
Dr. Rahn is a graduate of the Clinical Psychology program at Azusa Pacific University located in Azusa, California. During her graduate training at Azusa Pacific, Dr. Rahn provided psychotherapy to children, adolescents, and families in community counseling centers and schools. She also provided assessment services to children, adolescents, and adults in a large county mental health clinic. During her internship at the Robert Murney Clinic, Dr. Rahn specialized in psychotherapy and assessment with a child and adolescent population.
Dr. Rahn works with children, adolescents, individual adults, and families. As a therapist, Dr. Rahn works from a relational/interpersonal psychodynamic perspective, and based on the unique and individual needs of her clients, she also uses techniques from behavioral and cognitive-behavioral theories.
Dr. Rahn’s areas of interest include depression, anxiety, grief and loss, assessment and treatment of adhd and other behavioral disorders, and the integration of faith and psychotherapy.