Our Therapists 

Valaria Scott

Valaria Scott is the President and CEO of Hope Anger Management Insitute. Valaria received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Argosy University.  Valaria held positions at Richland County School District, Lexington/Richland District Five, Barrow County Public Schools and Gwinnett Public Schools from 2008-2016. Today Valaria is a mentor at Barrow County Public Schools and is a volunteer in her community for several youth programs. Valaria began authoring Anger Management and social skills curriculum from her personal experiences and working with special needs children in public schools.

Valaria holds a certification as an Anger Resolution Therapist (CART), Family Violence Facilitator and Drug & Alcohol Assessment 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. She is currently working toward completing her master's degree in psychology.

Valaria Scott assists adolescents and adults in a variety of settings including public/private schools, half way houses and online (Skype) sessions. 

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LaToya Hill

LaToya Hill is a counselor at Hope Anger Management. LaToya received her Masters of Education in Community Agency Counseling from Clemson University. She has provided individual and group counseling to at risk adolescents and adults.

She specializes in the following areas Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Coping Skills to deal with Depression and Anxiety and Career Counseling.

LaToya believes when you transform your negative thinking into positive affirmations, you can achieve positive changes in your life!