Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor
Valerie's practical background includes 18 years experience working with families of addicts.
As a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC), Valerie works with clients (immediate/extended family members and others) who are in relationships with someone who struggles with substance use/abuse/dependency. She works with clients from a strengths-based perspective. Clients create individual plans to facilitate healthy relationships with the addict in their lives. Clients also develop their own plan for self-care. Valerie assists clients to focus on co-dependent/enabling behaviors. Ultimately, changing their behaviors improves their quality of life,
Her experience includes co-facilitating groups at Bridgeway Behavioral Health-Outpatient and After Care and Assisted Recovery Centers of America (ARCA).
She has experience working with a variety of populations as well as different recovery treatment approaches. She facilitates groups and works individually with clients.
Individual and group counseling for family members of someone who struggles with substance use/abuse/dependency
Please call 314-605-6949 or email VlWells2000@yahoo.com for more information.
For her services you may pay by cash, credit card, or check.
B.S.Ed - Bachelor of Science in Education
Associates degree in Applied Sciences
Certificate of Proficiency in Addiction Studies
Additional trainings include Stages of Change, Group Counseling, Motivational Interviewing, and a variety of workshops pertaining to addiction issues.
Valerie is a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor in Missouri.