Valerie Bartenfeld

Counselor

Valerie Bartenfelder is originally from Miami Florida and lived for 35 years in Colorado. She recently moved back to Florida to be closer to family. In 2011 Valerie began a new career in addiction studies and enrolled in the Certified Addiction Professional program. She has completed all of her course work and intern hours. She currently works as a clinical administrator and continues as a clinical intern learning the Beachcomber system working alongside the director of therapy and other long term clinical staff members.

Valerie also has a passion for traveling, and has had opportunities to travel to many far off destinations over the last 25 years. She has traveled to Europe, Micronesia, Africa and India to name a few. One of her favorite places to visit was Nepal since its cultural is one of the least influenced by the U.S. and western culture.