Valerie Rasicci proudly hails from Akron, Ohio. She earned her Master's and Bachelor's degrees in social work from The Ohio State University, with a specialization in school social work. Go Bucks! Valerie is a ROX (Ruling Our eXperiences) certified facilitator and is also certified in the foundations of Theraplay.
Prior to joining the clinical team at Sedona Sky Academy, Valerie worked at The Buckeye Ranch, a treatment center in Columbus, Ohio. There, she worked as a group specialist in the partial hospitalization and residential programs. Valerie is passionate about racial and gender equality, and the empowerment of women and girls.
In her free time, Valerie loves to spend time with her dog, Moose, and her three cats, Aubbie, Moose Junior, and Dolly. She also enjoys gardening, being in nature, and online shopping.