Valerie Allen, EdD, NCSP, CRC, CCM in Melbourne
Dr. Valerie Allen specialises in working with children, adolecents, and their families. She works with youngsters who have learning, behavior, medical, and/or social skills issues. She offers supportive counseling, direction, understanding, and referrals for ongoing care. She focuses on life-long skills for positive socialization and independent living. She also provides case management and coordination of related services between schools, colleges, and community agencies. She is the author of a self-help book, Beyond the Inkblots: Confusion to Harmony, available at libraries, Amazon, and as a ebook.
Dr. Allen is state licensed and a nationally board certified School Psychologist, Case Manager, and Rehabilitation Counselor. She has many years of experience working with at-risk youngsters and families in distress. She also works in crisis care management with individuals and organizations.
Dr. Allen has been in private practice for over 20 years and has been a teacher and guidance counselor in public and private education. She has taught graduate and undergraduate students in teacher preparation and mental health counseling. Her articles on parenting and education have appeared nationwide.
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Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 20+ Years
  • School: Florida Atlantic University
  • Year Graduated: 1982
  • License No. and State: SS0257 Florida

Finances

  • Avg Cost (per session): $70 - $120
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
  • Accepted Payment Methods: Cash, Check

Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Aetna
  • Bay Care
  • Beech Street
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • CCN
  • Cigna
  • Corporate Care Works
  • Deer Oaks
  • EAPs
  • Great-West Life
  • HIP | Health Plan of New York
  • Heritage
  • Horizon Healthcare
  • Humana
  • MHN
  • SAPs
  • ValueOptions
  • Out of Network
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Specialties

  • Child or Adolescent
  • Behavioral Issues
  • School Issues

Issues

  • ADHD
  • Adoption
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Career Counseling
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Life Coaching
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Spirituality
  • Substance Abuse
  • Teen Violence
  • Testing and Evaluation
  • Transgender
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Weight Loss

Mental Health

  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders

Sexuality

  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Age

  • Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)

Categories

  • Bisexual Clients
  • Gay Clients
  • Heterosexual Clients
  • Lesbian Clients
  • Transgender Clients

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Humanistic
  • Interpersonal
  • Play Therapy
  • Psychodynamic
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)

Modality

  • Individuals
  • Family
Last Modified: 03 Dec 2015
Valerie Allen, EdD, NCSP, CRC, CCM in Melbourne

Valerie Allen

EdD, NCSP, CRC, CCM