ABT Counselor and Therapist Profiles

Valerie Stowell, MA

Resident Counselor

SPECIALTIES:

  • Depression

  • Relationship Issues

  • Anxiety

Issues:

  • Abuse (physical, sexual, financial, verbal, emotional, etc.)
  • ADD/ADHD & Behavioral issues
  • Addiction (pornography or sex, digital/gaming, gambling, etc.)
  • Adoption
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Autism Spectrum
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Chronic illness or pain
  • Depression
  • Domestic violence and abuse
  • Emotional disturbance
  • Family Issues
  • Gender identity issues
  • Grief / Loss / Bereavement
  • Juvenile violence or legal issues
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital (infidelity, divorce, communication or relationship issues, etc.)
  • Mood Disorders
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Premarital
  • Relationship Issues
  • School issues (bullying, poor behavior or grades, text anxiety, etc.)
  • Self-esteem Issues
  • Self-harm
  • Separation/Divorce Mediation
  • Sexuality (lesbian, gay, bisexual, pansexual, asexual, etc.)
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Substance abuse
  • Suicidal tendencies or thoughts
  • Trauma & PTSD
  • Veteran’s issues
  • Women’s issues

Valerie is in her final year of residency to be a Licensed Professional Counselor. She completed her Master’s degree program through Liberty University. She also has a Master’s degree from Hollins University in Social Sciences.

Valerie has been in the mental health field since 2008 and has a variety of experience ranging from children, teens, adults and the elderly. She has worked with a significant number of mental health diagnoses including children-specific diagnoses and Autism Spectrum Disorders. She can assist in identifying challenges and creating a logical plan to overcome challenges and with the identification and implementation of appropriate coping skills to help with every day obstacles and frustrations that we all face in life.

Valerie is currently accepting patients and has no wait list at this time. She has Saturday availability and night time appointments.

 

To schedule an appointment with Valerie:

Ages of Patients:

  • Toddlers (0-6 years)
  • Children (7-12 years)
  • Teens (13-17 years)
  • Adults (18-64 years)
  • Elders (65+ years)

Modality:

  • Individuals

Faith-Orientation:

Religious/Spiritual

Treatment Modalities:

  • Acceptance & Commitment
  • Applied Behavioral Analysis
  • Art Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral
  • Cognitive Processing
  • Compassion focused
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Person-centered
  • Reality Therapy
  • Solution-Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-based
  • Trauma focused / trauma informed