Vale Counseling

Meet Our Staff

The Heart & Soul of Vale

All successful therapeutic relationships are the result of a unique combination of factors. Areas of consideration include: schedule availability, therapeutic approach, personality, session cost, use of insurance, ease of extra-session accessibility, counselor expertise, client expectations, and past experience. Please read our profiles below to find the best counselor for you in your current season. And if you would like help selecting a counselor, please contact our office administrator who is experienced in pairing clients with counselors

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Tyler Skidmore LPC-S / Clinical Director


  • Existential Issues
  • Trauma
  • Anxiety
Meet Tyler
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Alyssa Highland LPC-S


  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Coping Skills
Meet Alyssa
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Christy Westmoreland Licensed Clinical Pastoral Counselor


  • Women’s Issues
  • Premarital
  • Marital
Meet Christy
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Dr Gary Lange PhD


  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Anger Management
Meet Dr Gary
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Candice Newman LPC


  • Severe Mood Disorders
  • Pregnancy & Postpartum Issues
  • Infant & Child Loss
Meet Candice
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Charissa Fry LPC


  • Child or Adolescent
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Anxiety
Meet Charissa
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Travis Moore LPC


  • Adolescent
  • Young Adult
  • Self Esteem
Meet Travis
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Jack Murphy Graduate Level Counselor, pending LPC-Intern approval


  • Relational Problems
  • Premarital Counseling
  • Marital Conflict
Meet Jack
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Ruth Thomas Graduate Level Practicum Therapist


  • Depression
  • Anxiety
Meet Ruth
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Lois Ivy Office Administrator


  • Scheduling
  • Insurance Verification
  • Office Communication
Meet Lois