Hello and Welcome to my website.

Are you seeking help with an issue that you find difficult to resolve?

Are you trying to find someone who you feel you could talk to and who could help you?

I hope you find the information that follows helpful in making your choice.


My name is Valerie Ann Adams.

I have over 25 years experience working as a counsellor in my private practice in Ballymena.

I have helped very many people with a wide range of issues, including anxiety, stress, depression, trauma, relationship problems, anger, low self-confidence.

I offer one to one counselling to all ages over 18 years.


I invite you to browse the pages on my website.

About TherapyOutlines the type of counselling I offer and how I work.

Benefits: Explains how you could benefit from my approach and from choosing my private practice.

Resources: Where you will find  links to useful resources that could inform you more about counselling.

Testimonials: Read what others have written about their  experience attending me for counselling. These are anonymous and unedited.

Blog: Blogs I have written will give you a flavour of my views on issues related to counselling.

Contact: Find contact details.


“I would recommend Valerie as a professional and caring person that I would strongly recommend to anyone that believes they require counselling”.    (From a client’s testimonial.)