Rachel O'neill

Contributing Faculty
College of Social and Behavioral Health
School of Counseling
M.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Dr. Rachel O’Neill is an Ohio-Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with Supervisory Endorsement. Dr. O’Neill earned her Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from Kent State University, a M.S.Ed. in Counseling and B.A. in Psychology from Youngstown State University. She also holds an MBA from Walden University.

Dr. O’Neill has over 20 years’ experience in the mental health profession. She has worked in a variety of clinical settings, including community-based mental health and addictions treatment, psychiatric hospitals, college counseling settings, and inpatient facilities. She has extensive experience working with addictions, psychological trauma, and suicidal and self-injurious behavior. Dr. O’Neill has served in multiple leadership positions, including clinical supervisor, program director, and clinical director for a large non-profit primary medical care and behavioral health organization.

Dr. O’Neill has authored over 20 scholarly journal articles and book chapters and she has been the Associate Editor for Research for the Journal of Mental Health Counseling. She has presented over 200 times at national, state, and local conferences and workshops.


PhD, Kent State University

MS, Youngstown State University

BA, Youngstown State University

MBA, Walden University