Valerie  Stout
Vetted

Valerie Stout

She/Her/Hers

Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC Specialties Insurance & Fees Locations
Pennsylvania Accepting Online
Firstside Historic District Accepting In-person

**Only accepting Commercial plans currently***

Updated March 2, 2024

Specialties & Expertise

  • Adolescent mental health
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Family issues
  • Relationship issues
  • Abandonment issues

Specialties

Adolescent mental health - Working with adolescents, teenagers, and parents on social, academic, and/or emotional challenges throughout teenage years; addressing anxiety, family conflicts, peer relationships, school stress, transition to college, social media pressures, self-esteem, hopelessness about the future, emotional disregulation

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Family issues - Promoting communication and supporting family members to address challenges and reduce conflict and distress

Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating

Abandonment issues - Developing an understanding of one’s abandonment issues, including their origins and how they impact relationships; practicing trust and growing confidence in relationships




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Optum
  • UPMC Health Plan

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $135 (55min)

Location(s)

Online Sessions (Pennsylvania)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 11a-6p
  • Tue 11a-6p
  • Wed 11a-6p
  • Thu 11a-6p
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Firstside Historic District practice
Accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 11a-6p
  • Tue 11a-6p
  • Wed 11a-6p
  • Thu 11a-6p
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Licensure

Pennsylvania: PC014473


Languages

English