Dr. Andrea Michele Valerio, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist in private practice in Virginia Beach with over 30 years of psychotherapy experience. Dr. Valerio's specialties include relationships and sexuality, recovery from dysfunctional families, and life transitions. She offers positive, growth-oriented therapy using an eclectic approach that incorporates cognitive-behavioral, psychodynamic, and holistic orientations. Click to read more About Dr. Andrea.
Excerpts from her bestseller, "Ask Dr. Andrea: A Psychologist's Guide To Living Well and Loving Better" can be found in Words of Wisdom. She is currently working toward publication of several new books, including a book about grief and healing, another about sexual desire, and a children's book series about values and communication.
The purpose of this site is twofold: to acquaint you with Dr. Andrea Valerio, her practice, and her philosophies, and to help you improve your life's functioning through practical, useful information in her books and writings.
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Dr. Andrea offers free advice to Web site visitors in response to submitted questions about relationships and sexuality in Ask Dr. Andrea. While the content is both educational and entertaining, it should not be construed as a substitute for therapy.
Dr. Andrea teaches self-empowerment, encouraging us to be true to our own natures as we search for Inner Peace, Self-Respect, Harmony, Faith, Hope, and Love.