rachel kessler

Rachel Kessler, MSW

Project Manager, Practice Improvement and Consulting, National Council for Mental Wellbeing

Rachel Kessler (she/her/hers) has over eight years of experience in the nonprofit and public sectors. She began her career providing community-based wraparound mental health services for youth and families involved in the child welfare system and moved into human service roles within local government. Since joining the National Council in 2020, Kessler has engaged in diverse initiatives from business development, stakeholder engagement, research, and has launched national workforce projects with a key focus on meaningful collaboration.

Kessler holds a Master of Social Welfare (MSW) from the University of California, Berkeley. She holds a bachelor’s degree in human development from California State University, Long Beach.