Referring Providers

About Valerie Chess, LCSW

Valerie Chess has worked in various settings to address the psychopathologies affecting individuals with mental and medical health challenges preventing them from functioning in their day to day lives. In her years of practicing, she has learned that it is important to establish trust in building therapeutic working relationships between clients and therapist by way of exchanging knowledge and self-awareness. Valerie has worked with clients from various social and economic backgrounds and is passionate, sensitive towards individuals, and open to the knowledge and wisdom clients bring to the table. She has been fortunate to spread her clinical experiences in the California, New York, and North Carolina. Valerie’s current goals include bringing comfort and a sense of hope in helping individuals who are challenging with mental health symptoms.  

Partial List of Treatment Areas

  • Major Life Change: grief, divorce, etc
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anorexia/Bulimia
  • Anxiety
  • Binge Eating / Other
  • Bipolar
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive Disorder
  • Depression
  • PTSD - Childhood Trauma
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing
  • LGBTQ+ Care
  • OCD
  • Opioid/Pain Med Use
  • Drug Use (non-opioid)
  • Phobia
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
  • Psychosis
  • Schizophrenia
  • badge-3 TelehealthSignifies the completion of a mental health telehealth training program

Accepted Insurance

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Tropical Storm Isaias is headed towards the Carolinas

Tropical Storm Isaias is headed towards the Carolinas. Please note that we plan to be open for appointments; however, be aware that power outages may be widespread which may impact telehealth and other appointments. We may not know until the last minute in all of our locations on Tuesday. Please be patient. We will waive missed appointment charges on Tuesday, August 4th in light of complications from the weather. If you and your provider are unable to connect, we will reach out to reschedule your appointment as soon as possible.