Treatment Modalities Utilized:
Valerie sincerely believes that for a person to grow, she must provide an environment that consistently offers them genuineness, openness, acceptance and empathy.
She believes that there isn’t just a single “right” approach to treatment. There are many theories that can be applied and strategies that can be used to best support individuals, couples and families. She takes an integrative approach to treatment, incorporating a variety of therapeutic principles, philosophies and techniques in order to create the ideal treatment plan to meet the specific needs of her clients.
Valerie utilizes a variety of techniques originating from: Family Systems Theory, Psychoanalictic Theory, Attchment Theory, Sex Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Stuctural Family Therapy, Emotionally-Focused Therapy, Strategic Family Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Trauma-Focused CBT, Parent-Child Interaction Therapy, Prolonged Exposure Therapy,Reality Therapy and Humanistic Therapy.
Treatment Specializations Include:
- Couples Therapy
- Sex Therapy- for sexual relational issues and sexual dysfunction
- Individual Therapy
- Family Therapy
- Pre-marital Counseling and marriage preparation
- Therapy for anxiety, depression and life changes
- Family Therapy for children who are resisting contact with a parent
- Parenting Coordination
- Parent-Child Interaction Therapy