DBT®-Linehan Board Certified Clinician
We are lucky to have had Valerie with us at TBC for CBT since 2016. Valerie received her B.S. in Occupational Therapy in 1986 from the University of Buffalo, NY. She worked for 8 years providing rehabilitation services to clients suffering from neurological injuries at places like the Rusk Rehabilitation Center and NY Hospital. She received her MA in Mental Health Counseling with a Certificate in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of South Florida in May 2016. During her graduate studies, she did her practicum and internship at TBC for CBT and is now a Licensed therapist. She has been involved in many professional trainings including: Emotionally Focused Couples therapy and the Gottman Couples Therapy Trainings, Levels 1 and 2. She has been trained in DBT and other evidenced-based treatments at TBC for CBT and is an active member of Practice Ground DBT learning community. Valerie has has also done intensive trauma training in Prolonged Exposure with DBT with Melanie Harned and also DBT for Complex PTSD with Martin Bohus. Valerie is the proud mother of three young adults. She enjoys traveling on hiking trips with her husband of over twenty five years.