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Valerie Fleury.... continued

Valerie holds a Master of Counselling Psychology with Honours and an undergraduate degree in Social Work. She leads her work with the belief that we are better together. Valerie creates a trauma-informed space for individuals, couples, and families to cultivate courage, connection, and momentum through action.

Valerie holds a Conflict Resolution Extension Certificate from Mount Royal University and a Certificate in Parenting Capacity Assessments in Child Protection Matters from the University of Calgary. She is passionate about contributing to community through volunteer initiatives including utilizing her skills to find creative solutions in moderating family and civil disputes.

Further, she has extensive experience in the field of domestic violence, providing comprehensive assessments and offering treatment to individuals in a group setting since 2017. She has co-developed provincial training modules to support the education and development of mental health practitioners. She has worked as a Social Worker within acute care settings as well as as a Family Counselor in intensive outpatient settings, giving her insight into dealing with a diverse range of mental health issues. With extensive experience in psychotherapy, cognitive behavioural therapy, and crisis intervention, she is passionate about empowering individuals to make choices about their mental health.

Valerie specializes in interpersonal relationships, parenting, identity exploration, addictions, and trauma. As part of her practice, she primarily uses cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) while integrating empirically supported treatments (e.g., dialectical behavior therapy and acceptance and commitment therapy) to meet the individual needs of each client. Along with Gottman Method Couples Therapy Level I & II, she has also completed Gottman Method Trauma Treatment, Couples & Addictions, and Emotion Coaching: The Heart of Parenting.

 

In her personal time, she enjoys camping and cycling in the summer and skiing in the winter with her family.

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