Valerie is a board certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP-BC). She is passionate about providing quality, compassionate, and comprehensive mental health services to her patients. Areas of specialty include: depression, anxiety, dual diagnosis. She possesses strong clinical skills enhanced by natural ability to build rapport with patients. She follows evidence-based guidelines blended with clinical experience, personal observation, and intuition. Her role is multifaceted, providing education, therapy, and being a mental health advocate.
She has special interests in the integration of behavioral medicine, trauma informed care, suicide prevention, and addressing relationship health.