VALERIE A. TOWNSEND RICHARDSON

Counseling is a helping profession and characteristics such as empathy and compassion are a “must.” Counseling sometimes requires the giving of one’s self in order to achieve success in others. I am deeply committed and dedicated to the profession of counseling.

Valerie is an enthusiastic and compassionate Counselor under the supervision of Ashley L. Garrett, (#8056). Valerie earned her doctorate degree in Higher Education Administration from the University of Alabama. She has a Master’s degree in Counselor Education; concentration in Community Agency Counseling and a Bachelor’s degree in Biology and Sociology, from Jacksonville State University. Valerie is a member of the American Counseling Association, the Alabama Counseling Association, Chi Sigma Iota – Counseling Academic & Professional Honor Society International, National Education Association, and the Alabama Education Association. Valerie serves as an On-Site Evaluator for the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, (SACSCOC), and she is a Recover Wholeness Coach through Word Alive International Outreach. Valerie is active on several local community boards and is the CEO/Founder of BLU SKYS, LLC, Professional Development Consulting Services.

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Jacksonville
1215 Jackson's Way, SW
Jacksonville, AL 36265
(Across from Jacksonville High School)
(256) 239-5662
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(256) 217-4162 | Fax
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Boaz
605 A Medical Center Pkwy
Boaz, Al 35957
(256) 239-5662 | Phone
(256) 217-4162 | Fax
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