Behavioral Health Therapist
Pronoun: He, Him, His
About Jared Smith-Valentine:
Jared Smith-Valentine offers individual counseling. His areas of concentrated study are LGBT+ Affirmative Therapy and Executive Function Externalization for ADHD. Away from work, he reads comic books for enjoyment and in his own processing.
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
- Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Skills
- Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT)
- Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TFCBT)
Languages Spoken: English. Conversationally proficient in ASL.
Philosophy of Care:
Well-conducted counseling is both an art and a science. I provide a safe space for clients to explore, and speak comfortably about uncomfortable topics. I believe reflection and finding the right tools for your toolbox are the keys to successful counseling.