Valerie Wells, CADC

As a Certified Alcohol + Drug Counselor (CADC), Valerie works with clients (immediate/extended family members and others) who are in relationships with someone who struggles with substance use/abuse/dependency.  She works with clients from a strengths-based perspective.  Clients create individual plans to facilitate healthy relationships with the addict in their lives.  Clients also develop their own plan for self-care.  Valerie assists clients to focus on co-dependent/enabling behaviors.  Ultimately, changing their behaviors improves their quality of life



Valerie's practical background includes 14 years experience working with families of addicts.  Her experience includes co-facilitating groups at Bridgeway Behavioral Health--Outpatient and After Care and Assisted Recovery Centers of America (ARCA).  She has experience working with a variety of populations as well as different recovery treatment approaches.


B.S.Ed - Bachelor of Science in Education

Associates in Applied Sciences

Certificate of Proficiency in Addiction Studies

Additional trainings include Stages of Change, Group Counseling, Motivational Interviewing, and a variety of workshops pertaining to addiction issues.

Valerie is a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor in Missouri.


Payment Options

Valerie strives to make her services affordable.  She accepts private pay where the fee is determined using a sliding scale based on income.  She accepts cash, checks, credit cards, and flex-spending cards, which allows affordability for her services. Paperwork is available upon request for reimbursement of services.

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425 Marshall Ave

Webster Groves, MO 63119