If you’re experiencing anxiety or trauma, know it can get better — especially with Valerie's help. She has been counseling since 2006 and has attended specialized training for survivors of trauma. She has additional education and certification in eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) and hypnotherapy and will use these proven techniques to help you overcome your challenges and take back your life. Valerie’s passion of working with adult survivors of childhood trauma has led to her becoming trained specifically in the journey of healing and recovery.
Valerie earned a master’s degree in marriage and family therapy from Argosy University and holds a dual bachelor’s degree in anthropology and biology from Iowa State University. She is a Clinical Fellow of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapists as well as a Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor (CADC) and a Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist (CCH) in the state of Iowa. She has worked in the forensic mental health field for five years.