Valerie Height, holds a bachelor’s degree in Social Work from the University of Nebraska at Kearney and a Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. She is licensed in Nebraska as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and a Licensed Mental Health Practitioner (LMHP).
Valerie has years of experience as a social worker helping adults navigate grief and life changes. She previously worked as a bereavement coordinator for a local hospice company where she provided therapeutic grief support, facilitated support groups and completed community education events on grief and loss. Valerie previously served as the Program Director for Grief’s Journey and as a medical social worker in skilled nursing facilities, hospice, and the hospital setting. Earlier in her career, she worked in the criminal justice, chemical dependency, and traumatic brain injury fields.
Valerie specializes in helping people who are grieving, facing an acute or chronic illness, caregiving, navigating death and dying, and aging issues. In addition, Valerie loves helping people with neurodiversity, such as ADHD, and women's issues such as parenting, self-esteem, and identity challenges. She is a strong supporter of diversity and inclusion and believes everyone deserves a safe space to talk openly.