Valerie Dunn McBee
- MSW, University of Georgia
- BSW, Bethel University
Valerie is a therapist in private practice, intensively trained in and providing adherent Dialectical Behavior Therapy in Athens’ only comprehensive DBT environment, Athens DBT Center. She is also the consultation team leader and provides clinical supervision and training for associate level licensed therapists.
Valerie is trauma-focused and has training in the Dialectical Behavior Therapy Prolonged Exposure Protocol for PTSD (DBT-PE), Brainspotting and Trauma Sensitive Yoga, as well as being a 200 hr level certified yoga instructor.
Valerie also worked in public mental health for five years following her MSW, treating issues including mood disorders, anxiety disorders, and co-occurring SUD/MH issues. She also worked with adolescents for 10 years between college and grad school.
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