Valerie is a graduate of Liberty University, where she also received her BS in Psychology, with a specialization in Christian Counseling. Her education is faith-based in support of her Christian worldview. She has a passion for families and children. Her life experiences include raising four children with her husband of 32 years. Her desire is to work with families and younger children who are experiencing difficulties. Valerie’s theoretical approach is eclectic with a focus on cognitive-behavior therapy, rational emotive behavior therapy and attachment theory.
Valerie’s non-clinical work experience includes pre-school teacher, daycare provider and customer service manager. Her most enjoyable working experiences were when she was with children.