About Dr. Jennifer RhodesFounder of Rapport
Jennifer B. Rhodes, PsyD is a licensed psychologist, dating coach, image consultant and founder of Rapport, A Boutique Relationships Agency, LLC. Dr. Rhodes’ passion for helping adults find and sustain healthy, long lasting relationships developed out of her private practice where she has helped many divorced couples successfully move on to healthy co-parenting relationships and lay the foundation for new romantic relationships to develop. Dr. Rhodes currently provides dating coaching, consultation and matchmaking services utilizing relationship science and Positive Psychology Coaching research to encourage singles to make more informed dating choices. She has presented extensively on issues related to attachment, dating fatigue, dating anxiety and the intersection between entitlement and partner selection. Dr. Rhodes also consults with Bay Area online dating start-ups on the psychology of dating.
Dr. Rhodes received her doctoral degree in clinical psychology at Yeshiva University in 2008. She completed an APA accredited internship and her post-doctoral fellowship in Infant and Preschool Mental Health at Tulane University Medical School. Prior to the completion of her degree, Dr. Rhodes trained at the top New York training hospitals in both child and adult clinical psychology. Dr. Rhodes also received post-doctoral training in forensic psychology at the Institute for Violence, Abuse and Trauma. Dr. Rhodes has presented to academic audiences on the assessment of parent-child relationships in the context of custody disputes with allegations of abuse and trauma.
Dr. Rhodes is a member of the Institute of Coaching Professionals Association (ICPA), an organization dedicated to raising the bar in the coaching profession by supporting best practices and delineating the theory and science behind the coaching profession. She is also a member of Division 42 of the American Psychological Association; dedicated to the support of Psychologists in Independent Practice.