I am licensed in Florida with 29 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, relationship issues, & coping with grief and loss. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!
Additional areas of focus: LGBT, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Compassion fatigue, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Codependency, Communication Problems, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, First Responder Issues, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Life Purpose, Multicultural Concerns, Narcissism, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Self-Love
Clinical approaches: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
FL LCSW SW7685
I’ve been speaking to Val for about a month now. She has been amazing at helping me focus and understand my emotions and I look forward to continuing my progress with her.
Written on Jan 23, 2023 after therapy with Valerie for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and self esteem
She’s the best!!!
Written on Dec 20, 2022 after therapy with Valerie for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, sleeping disorders, and anger management
She listens and helps me feel like I can overcome these obstacles, at first I was worried that this wouldn’t help. Valerie has giving me great advice to work with and I carry her voice with me when I’m In A struggle.
Written on Oct 22, 2022 after therapy with Valerie for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, bipolar disorder, coping with life changes, and adhd