Dr. Valaria Scott is the CEO and President of Hope Anger Management Organization. Valaria received her Doctorate in Theology from Bible College, Master's in Human Services, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Argosy University, and Associate's in Arts from Midlands Technical College. Valaria has held positions at State Hospitals, Richland County School District, Lexington/Richland District Five, Barrow County Public Schools, Gwinnett County Public Schools and Rockdale County Jail from 2008-2020. Today, Valaria is a mentor at Barrow County Public Schools and is a volunteer in her community for several youth programs. Her passion is to make a difference in life of people. Valaria developed her Anger Management and social skills curriculum from her personal life experiences and working with citizens.
Valaria holds certifications as an Anger Resolution Therapist (CART), Family Violence Facilitator, Life Coach and applicant for Human Services Board-Certified Practitioner (HS-BCPE) and is registered in 50 states. With Valaria's optimistic attitude and determined drive to help clients overcome their anger; many lives have been touched, challenged and changed in the process. This will incorporate our slogan, Helping Overcome Personal Emotions (HOPE). Valaria believes thinking positive will align the mind, body and spirit. Valaria's approach entails genuine caring, acceptance, and non-judgmental communication.
Valaria Scott assists adolescents and adults in a variety of settings including public/private schools, halfway houses and online (Skype) sessions.
Melissa M. Gray is a Board Certified, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC) treating client’s across the Full Lifespan. Her education and clinical training focused on treatment and prevention of Mental, Emotional and Behavioral health disorders.
“I have adopted a holistic and innovative approach to evaluation, diagnosing and developing treatment plan to include medication management in a wide range of mental and behavioral health disorders. I believe that though various forms of psychotherapy, medications and/or psychosocial interventions every person can achieve safer, better, optimal mental health”.
She has extensive training in both hospital and outpatient clinical setting, specializing in acute stabilization of prominent mental and behavioral health disorders to include put not limited to ADD/ADHD, Depressive disorders, Anxiety disorders, Mood disorders, Psychotic disorders, PTSD and Cognitive disorders (Dementia) with or without behavioral disturbance. Melissa is dedicated to serving and helping those most in need. Her clinical focus is on teaching patients about maintaining a balance for optimal mental health. She recognizes that their mental health is just as important as their physical health. Melissa is dedicated to providing the highest level of personalized, evidence based, and compassionate care to psychiatric patients throughout the great state of Georgia. Her approach is patient centered, she will listen to you and your needs and together you will develop a plan to facilitate you being the best you! .
MSG Luther Scott Jr. has retired from the U.S. Army, after serving 24 years, and also from Veterans Affairs, where he served 11 years. Luther received his Bachelors of Science Degree in Occupation Safety Health Administration (OSHA), and he’s a certified, Sexual Assault Victim Advocate and Abuse Counselor. Mr. Scott has been involved in clinical work in sexual behavior problems for the U.S. Army before retiring. Mr. Scott works closely with family courts and community providers to ensure clients receive the best services possible.
Mr. Scott strongly supports strengthening the family component of children in care and rigorous reunification and reintegration efforts as they re-enter their communities. Mr. Scott considers his most remarkable experiences as a counselor to have seen youth who have committed a sexual offense become successful adults.
In the search to be a part of the change in the world, he came into the field of helping people through their difficult times. He helps people make sense of life and get the most out of it. His goal is to help broken families and individuals, to show love to those whom society has cast out. Luther will use his education and life experience to better the lives of others.
My clients can expect to gain greater confidence and intuition while receiving encouragement and inspiration. As your life coach, I will help you identify roadblocks, help set goals, and help you develop an action plan to move past obstacles.
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