Dr. Kramer graduated magna cum laude from UPenn where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the College of Arts and Sciences and a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the Wharton School. She received her Masters and Doctoral degrees in Clinical Psychology from New York University.  


In New York, Dr. Kramer trained at Mt. Sinai Medical Center, Bellevue Hospital, Schneider Children’s Hospital, and New York State Psychiatric Institute at Columbia University Medical Center. After moving to Boston in 1992, Dr. Kramer served as staff psychologist in the Behavioral Medicine Program at Children’s Hospital in Boston and Lecturer in Psychology at Harvard Medical School.


She has been in private practice in Concord since 1996.


Promoting Children's Social and Emotional Well-Being During a Global Pandemic

Three part series, September 16, 23, and 30, 2020

Kronos Incorporated, www.kronos.com

Supporting Boys' Social and Emotional Well-Being During the Pandemic

May 13, 2020

Co-presenter, Fenn School, Concord, MA

Parenting with Confidence in a Complicated Digital World

March 10, 2020

Co-presenter, Center for Parents and Teachers, Concord, MA

Positive Parenting for Preschoolers

February 5, 2020

The Barn Nursery School, Concord, MA

Supporting the Social and Emotional Development of Toddlers and Preschoolers

January 17, 2020

LEAP School faculty; Bedford, Concord, Lexington, and Sudbury, MA

Adolescent Trends and Behaviors

May 15, 2019

Discussion co-leader, Nashoba Brook School, Concord, MA

Transitioning to Kindergarten

April 9, 2019

LEAP School, Bedford, MA

Trends in Children's Well-being

March 26, 2019

Ellis Lecture panelist, Nashoba Brooks School, Concord, MA

Helping Young Children with Transitions and Anxiety

February 6, 2019

The Barn Nursery School, Concord, MA

Building Positive Sibling Relationships

January 23, 2018

LEAP School, Lexington, MA

Understanding Childhood Anxiety

October 13, 2016

LEAP School faculty, Sudbury, MA

Creating a Positive Home Environment

November 3, 2015

LEAP School, Bedford MA


Nurturing the Social and Emotional Development of Toddlers and Preschoolers

March 31, 2015

Sudbury Parents Network, Sudbury, MA


Managing Social Aggression in the Preschool Classroom

February 4, 2015

LEAP School faculty, Concord, MA


Supporting Girls’ Social and Emotional Development in the Classroom

October 23, 2014

Inspire 2014, Engaging Today’s Student,

National Institute for Student-Centered Education Second Annual Conference


Current Topics in Preschool Development

October 6, 2014

Milldam Nursery School faculty, Concord, MA

Talking to Young Children About Death

January 11, 2014

LEAP School, Bedford, MA


Raising Healthy Girls

October 23, 2013

LexFUN, Lexington, MA


Work-Life Balance

May 15, 2013

Women’s Bar Association Mother’s Forum

Boston, MA


Helping Our Daughters Cope with Stress: Building Resilience

March 6, 2012

National Charity League, Concord, MA Chapter

© 2020 Dr. Rachel Kramer