Valerie Walker, Therapist in Atlanta, Georgia — Zencare
Valerie  Walker
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Valerie Walker

She/Her/Hers

Certified Addictions Counselor -or- Certified Alcoholism Counselor, CAC Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC Certified Anger Management Facilitator, CAMF
Georgia Accepting Online
Atlanta Accepting In-person
Updated April 16, 2022

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anger management
  • Anxiety
  • Couples counseling
  • Depression
  • Life coaching
  • Relationship issues

Professional statement

Created2Empower is a therapy practice located in Hapeville, GA. The therapists at Created2Empower provide compassionate and kind mental health therapeutic services for individuals, couples, and families. They serve clients acros a wide range of age spans and cultural backgrounds. Many of the clients at Created2Empower struggle with feeling anxious in certain situations, including social situations. This can lead to low self-esteem, low self-worth, or even depression. The therapists at Created2Empower specialize in helping clients through relationship conflicts, addiction, and other difficult situations.

Clients at Created2Empower can benefit from multiple evidence-based therapy modalities, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solutions-focsed Brief Therapy (SBT), and narrative therapy. Therapists at Created2Empower help clients to increase awareness about their emotional states and explore why they feel that way. They also encourage clients to look at their motivations and their readiness for change. Clients learn how to identify negative thought patterns that can lead to harmful behaviors or stressful emotions.

Therapy at Created2Empower is trauma-informed, which means that the therapists are trained to support clients who have previously experienced traumatic events. They strive to create safe, comfortable atmospheres where clients can talk openly about their feelings and thoughts. The therapists at Created2Empoewr are passionate about treating clients with optimism, trust, and unconditional positive regard.


Specialties

Anger management - Addressing sudden outbursts of anger or sustained resentment; developing healthy anger expression and outlets

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

Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love

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

Life coaching - Identifying intentions and implementing strategies to build resilience and work towards one’s personal, health, or career goals

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




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Parents
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup
  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • GEHA
  • Magellan Health
  • Optum
  • United Healthcare

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $150 (50min)
  • Sliding scale: $75 - $150

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Direct billing
Payment options
  • Cash
  • Check
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • As needed
Therapist's note

Sliding Scale fee payment is available


Location(s)

Online Sessions (Georgia)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9am -6pm
  • Tue 9am -6pm
  • Wed 9am -6pm
  • Thu 9am -6pm
  • Fri 9am -3pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Atlanta practice
1001 Virginia Ave, Ste 307, Atlanta, Georgia 30354
Accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9am - 6pm
  • Tue 9am - 6pm
  • Wed 9am - 6pm
  • Thu 9am - 6pm
  • Fri 9am - 3pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 5 years


Argosy University, Master of Art Clinical Mental Health Counseling, 2017


Licensure

Georgia: LPC011794


Languages

English