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Julia Valente Futures Recovery Healthcare

Julia E. Valente, MS, LMHC

Primary Therapist

Julia is a primary therapist at Futures and has been working in the field of addiction since 2011. At Futures, her responsibilities include clients’ clinical care, biopsychosocial assessments, family counseling, therapeutic interventions, treatment planning, daily therapy sessions, liaison for continuing care planning and adjunct services for continuing recovery needs.

As a therapist, Julia treats the whole person in all aspects of underlying mental health issues and how the addiction manifests in people’s lives. Her approach is client-centered, utilizing cognitive behavior therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, mindfulness, rational emotive behavior therapy. She earned her Bachelors of Science and a Masters of Science, studying at University of Colorado, Boulder, CO; Hollins University, Roanoke, VA; Nova Southeastern University, Ft Lauderdale, FL.

Julia is a member of APA, AMHCA, IAEDP and currently a doctoral candidate, specializing in healthcare education and human services administration, with a concentration focus on women’s mental health issues.

"The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen. - Elisabeth Kübler-Ross"

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