Valerie Kennedy Lang

  • Missouri
  • Information updated 4 weeks ago

About Valerie Kennedy Lang's service

Valerie Kennedy Lang is a licensed clinical social worker with over 15 years of experience in the field. She has extensive experience working with individuals impacted by chronic, life-threatening illnesses, as well as those coping with healthcare-related traumatic experiences and grief and bereavement. Valerie has also worked with individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, and low self-esteem. Throughout her career, she has engaged with clients in various settings, including healthcare, non-profit organizations, and private practice. Valerie is known for her ability to listen attentively, collaborate effectively, and provide non-judgmental support to those seeking help. She believes in building strong therapeutic relationships and creating a safe space for clients to set goals and work towards achieving them. Valerie incorporates elements of cognitive-behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, psychodynamic therapy, solutions-based therapy, and family dynamics into her practice, while also employing a strengths-based approach. She understands the importance of finding the right fit between therapist and client and looks forward to the opportunity to engage with individuals seeking healing, self-improvement, and contentment.

Areas of Focus and Specialization

  • ADHD
  • Anger management
  • Anxiety
  • Compassion fatigue
  • Coping with life changes
  • Depression
  • Family conflicts
  • Grief
  • LGBT
  • Relationship issues
  • Self esteem
  • Stress
  • Trauma and abuse

Additional areas

  • Attachment Issues
  • Body Image
  • Cancer
  • Caregiver Issues and Stress
  • Chronic Pain Illness and Disability
  • Emptiness
  • Expats
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Fertility Issues
  • First Responder Issues
  • Guilt and Shame
  • Hospice and End of Life Counseling
  • Isolation / Loneliness
  • Midlife Crisis

Therapeutic approaches

  • Client-Centered Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT)
  • Mindfulness Therapy
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Solution-Focused Therapy

Languages Spoken

  • English

Valerie Kennedy Lang is serving from:

Missouri

Welcoming International Clients?

Yes

Years in practice

14 years

NPI number

1801567912

License Details

MO LCSW 2010029939

License: LCSW

Missouri

License number: 2010029939

Expires at 2025-09-30

License: LMHC

Massachusetts

number: 9353

Expires at 2023-12-31

License: LMHC

New York

number: 13350

Expires at 2026-03-31

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