I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Arkansas and South Carolina with 20 plus years of Clinical experience.
I have experience in helping clients with intimacy related issues, sleeping disorders, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, depression and anxiety. Additionally, I have treated other symptoms and diagnosis.
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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.
In the event that you should experience a mental health crisis please call 911 or you may text or call Suicide and Crisis Lifeline number 988.
Thank you and I look forward to work with you.
Valerie McFarland, LCSW
Additional areas of focus: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Abandonment, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Dependent Personality, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Divorce and Separation, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Forgiveness, Gender Dysphoria, Guilt and Shame, Infidelity, Life Purpose, Men's Issues, Military and Veterans Issues, Multicultural Concerns, Personality Disorders, Postpartum Depression, Prejudice and Discrimination, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Love, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues
Clinical approaches: Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Existential Therapy, Jungian Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
SC LISW-CP 15758
AR LCSW 1896-C
These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Valerie McFarland. We don't pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.
Mrs. Valerie is simply amazing! She listens well and gives me the courage to talk. Without judgement.
Written on Jan 28, 2023 after therapy with Valerie for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, parenting issues, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and adhd
Love Ms. Valerie. 10/10 would recommend
Written on Jan 13, 2023 after therapy with Valerie for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, parenting issues, and anger management
I love how miss McFarland is a straight shooter and doesn’t beat around the bush about topics needing to discuss
Written on Dec 30, 2022 after therapy with Valerie for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, self esteem, and coping with life changes
Valerie is amazing! She not only listens but she really asks me questions that help me think about certain situations from a different view!
Written on Dec 21, 2022 after therapy with Valerie for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, self esteem, coping with life changes, and adhd
Very knowledgeable and personable!
Written on Dec 17, 2022 after therapy with Valerie for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, trauma and abuse, grief, eating disorders, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and adhd
She always knows how to descalate the situation when it gets to be to much for me. She let's me calm down and then comes back to the conversation once I have settled down. I love her! She makes me feel very welcomed and comfortable.
Written on Dec 01, 2022 after therapy with Valerie for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, and coping with life changes