Valarie James is a licensed Master’s Social Worker. She received her Bachelors from Grand Valley State University in Public Administration and a dual Masters from Michigan State University in Social Work and Public Health. She is a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine and 200HR Registered Yoga Teacher through Yoga Alliance. Valarie’s goal is to bridge the gap between mental health and physical movement through her practice of what she calls “Inner Fitness.” Valarie has a variety of experiences working with couples, families, adolescents, young adults, and older adults of diverse populations. She has a passion for assisting individuals with eating disorders, body image issues and mood disorders. Valarie strives to make mental health services and the ability to heal accessible for all without the fear of feeling judged. Her goal is to make every client feel respected, supported, and empowered regardless of background. Come in and let’s meet. Don’t allow the fear of vulnerability hold you back from experiencing the joy of healing.