"The conscious mind determines the actions, the unconscious mind determines the reactions; and the reactions are just as important as the actions."

— E. Stanley Jones

Dr Valerie Penner

Clinical Social Worker/Therapist , LICSW

Email: drvaleriepenner@gmail.com
Phone: 651-209-8640

Primary Office

Dakota Child and Family Care
2530 Horizon Dr
Burnsville, MN 55337

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People face all manner of challenges in their lives...from physical to psychological...from personal to professional. When some of these challenges seem too large and you can't imagine a way through, psychotherapy can prove to be useful. In our work together we can explore avenues that could help you feel and function as your best authentic self.

Professional Credentials & Education

Yeshiva University
1997
  • MSW
  • PhD
  • LICSW
  • Psychoanalytic Candidate
Clinical Social Worker/Therapist
20+ Years

General Information

$140
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No
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  • BlueCross and/or BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Health Partners
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Out of Network
Preferred One

Client Focus

  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Adoption
  • Depression
  • ADHD
  • Adoption
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety or Fears
  • Children or Adolescents
  • Chronic Pain or Illness
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Gay/Lesbian Issues
  • Gender/Sexual Identity/Sexual Orientation Concerns
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Loss or Grief
  • Obsessive/Compulsive Disorders
  • Parenting
  • Personality Disorders
  • Relationship Issues
  • Spirituality
  • Substance Abuse
  • Trauma and PTSD

Adolescents and Adults