Vale Counseling

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Our Services

What is counseling?

Welcome to Vale counseling Center! Counseling or therapy is a dynamic relationship between you and a mental health professional. A counselor helps clients set goals and find solutions while identifying problems that are getting in the way of living fully. We want to make your experience with counseling as seamless as possible. Finding a counselor can be a daunting experience. The effectiveness of therapy hinges on the expert use of combinations of mental health and human development principles, methods and techniques. However, the therapeutic relationship is a dynamic process, and we are committed to matching you with a counselor or therapist who will effectively guide you through the counseling process. Our desire is to support you in your efforts to achieve mental, emotional, physical, educational, spiritual and/or career-related development at this crucial time in your life.

Individual Counseling

  • Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Personality Testing
  • Behavioral Testing
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Addiction
  • Grief
  • Trauma
  • Child Analysis and Play Therapy
  • Counseling for Children and Teens
  • Spiritual Issues
  • Sexual Issues
  • ADD
  • Mood Disorders
  • Divorce
  • Recovery

Ready to start healing? Call The Vale today at 972-698-8478 to schedule an appointment.

Support & Process Groups

If you’d like to learn more about these groups or are interested in attending, email Christy Westmoreland at


Often Christians are so determined to live lives defined by selflessness and love that they ignore their own limitation and end up depressed, angry, or in need of care. The Boundaries group is for anyone who feels overwhelmed, out of control, taken advantage of, exhausted and overrun. Learning the skill of creating healthy boundaries in life and relationships is essential to a healthy, balanced lifestyle and spiritual walk. Using “Boundaries” by Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend, participants will learn “when to say yes, how to say no, to take control of your life.”

Marriage Upgrade

Every marriage has room for improvement. No matter what stage of life and marriage you are in, Marriage upgrade offers tools to create deeper intimacy and a stronger relationship with your spouse. Each week couples will have group discussions over topical presentations and personal testimonies. The group is open to couples who are struggling to stay together and those who want to move their relationship from good to great.

Divorce Care

This group is for individuals who are separated, divorcing or divorced. Divorce Care helps group members apply biblical principles as they heal from the hurt of separation and divorce. Through testimonies, videos, and using the workbook, participants see how the gospel brings hope and restoration. Attendees will also gain practical skills for navigating this new season of life.

Grief Group

The Grief Group offers a safe place for those in need of support and encouragement in the midst of sharing about personal loss. Help is available for anyone grieving a significant loss, anticipating a significant loss, or those caring for a terminally ill loved one.

Recovery Group

Recovery groups provide a place for support and encouragement for anyone struggling with an issue causing significant disruption in their life. Individuals who participate may struggle with a wide variety of issues including depression, anxiety, unemployment, difficulties in relationships, stalled personal growth, chronic pain / illness, divorce, or addiction of any kind including drugs, alcohol, food, sex/pornography, etc.

Recovery Groups will offer a safe and confidential place for anyone in need of support on their journey to health and wholeness spiritually, physically, mentally, and emotionally. Members will have opportunities to participate each week through sharing, topical discussion, responding to testimonies or readings, and prayer. These groups are separated by gender to help provide a safe place to openly share and heal.


A Pathways Group for men and women will meet starting in January of 2015. Prospective group members must first attend either a Topical or Open Group. Pathways is a combination of therapeutic experiences, community, and the spiritual tool of sanctification found in the 12 Steps. Pathways is open to those struggling with any issue and anyone ready to go deeper in finding freedom from past hurts, destructive habits, or dissatisfaction with their present life. Experience a deeper understanding of God, a better sense of self-awareness, release from destructive beliefs and freedom found in the truth of Scripture and intimate community.