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Valerie Areaux, LMFT
Marriage & Family Therapist | Verified Marriage & Family Therapist Claimed

Valerie Areaux, LMFT, Marriage & Family Therapist in Lexington, KY
Valerie Areaux, Marriage & Family Therapist


Valerie sincerely believes that for a person to grow, she must provide an environment that consistently offers them genuineness, openness, acceptance and empathy.
She believes that there isn’t just a single “right” approach to treatment. There are many theories that can be applied and strategies that can be used to best support individuals, couples and families. She takes an integrative approach to treatment, incorporating a variety of therapeutic principles, philosophies and techniques in order to create the ideal treatment plan to meet the specific needs of her clients.
Valerie utilizes a variety of techniques originating from: Family Systems Theory, Psychoanalytic Theory, Attachment Theory, Sex Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Structural Family Therapy, Emotionally-Focused Therapy, Strategic Family Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Trauma-Focused CBT, Parent-Child Interaction Therapy, Prolonged Exposure Therapy, Reality Therapy and Humanistic Therapy.
Treatment Specializations Include:
  • Couples Therapy
  • Sex Therapy- for sexual relational issues and sexual dysfunction
  • Individual Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Pre-marital Counseling and marriage preparation

Valerie Areaux is also listed in Best Marriage Therapists in Lexington


Valerie Areaux received a bachelor’s degree from the Colorado State University and completed her MS from the University of Kentucky .

Licensing & Certifications:

  • Licensed: Practice License Verified
  • License State: Kentucky
  • License Number: 105522, received 2005
  • AASECT Certified Sex Therapist


Types of Therapy:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Behavioral Therapy
  • Sex Therapy
  • Cognitive Processing Therapy
  • Gottman Method
  • Reality Therapy
  • Structural Family Therapy
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy
  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy
  • Brief Therapy

Services Provided Via:

  • In person
  • Phone
  • Internet meeting

Works With:

  • Individual
  • Couples
  • Family

Working With Marriages for:

  • 20 Year(s)

Hourly Fees Range:

  • $150 - $200

Language(s) Spoken:

  • English

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Office Location

1040 Monarch Street ,
Lexington KentuckyUnited States 40513