Rachel Dilts

Core Faculty
College of Social and Behavioral Health
School of Counseling
M.S. School Counseling

Dr Rachel Dilts serves as a Core Faculty in the School of Counseling at Walden University. Previously, she served as the School Counseling Coordinator for Walden and before that she was the Director of School Counseling at a private, non profit University in the North West. She has taught in the areas of Psychology, Graduate School and Community Counseling and worked with the supervision of counseling trainees. In her administration role she has supervised faculty and aligned program standards to state and national requirements.
Before moving into full time work in higher education Dr. Dilts worked in mental health counseling, school and career counseling and in settings from outpatient to residential, with diverse clients including work on a Reservation.
Dr Dilts has presented on the supervision of counselor trainees, and a variety of topics including personality assessments, career counseling, alternative therapies, the school to prison pipeline and the influence of media on behavior. In addition, she received a publication award, has conducted international research, and authored or co-authored topics in alternative therapies, children with special needs and behavioral effects of media. She also co-authored a textbook on Gender issues and is a Licensed Be Body Positive Facilitator as well as a Nationally Certified Counselor.


PhD, Oregon State University

MA, Lewis & Clark College

BS, Western Oregon University