Shandrieka Poree Vallare,LCSW

Shandrieka Poree Vallare,LCSW

License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) - 105743
Billing and Insurance:
I am an in-network provider for:
  • ACE
  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • AmeriChoice (UnitedHealthcare Community Plan)
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • First Health
  • GWH-Cigna (formerly Great West Healthcare)
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PHCS
  • Optimum HealthCare
  • Optum
  • Optum/United Health Care
  • Optum Health
  • Quest Behavioral Health
  • Scott & White Health Plan
  • Tricare
  • TRICARE Non-Network Provider
  • United Health Care


Katy, Texas 77494

My Approach to Helping

Shandrieka Poree Vallare is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with over 15 years of experience helping children, teens, adults, and seniors to better manage their anxiety, depression, anger management difficulties, relationship difficulties, coping skills, life transitional issues, academic problems, low self-esteem, chronic stress, and women’s issues. Shandrieka earned her Master's degree in Social Work from Southern University—New Orleans. She's an active listener who enjoys engaging with her clients as they work together towards identifying and achieving short and long-term goals. Shandrieka utilizes various evidence-based therapeutic modalities, including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), solutions-focused therapy (SFT), narrative therapy, person center therapy, motivational interviewing, and behavioral therapy. From professional experience, she knows that improving one's behavioral health can lead to increased quality of life, healthier families, more satisfying personal relationships, and stronger communities. Shandrieka is passionate about helping people overcome life's difficult challenges and is dedicated to assisting individuals with developing new insights and coping skills. She'll work with you to begin the process of transforming and improving your mental health. As an individual who has experienced challenges and obstacles within her personal and professional life, she understands how negative experiences can be overwhelming at times. Shandrieka will partner with you to devise a personalized treatment plan that sets you on the path to success and addresses your needs as a client.

More Info About My Practice

Thriveworks is a leading mental health provider of therapy and psychiatry, founded in 2008 by AJ Centore PhD. Thriveworks offers in-person and online care, with 380+ offices across the country and online providers in 49 states.
Thriveworks’  licensed providers accept most insurances, covering 180 million Americans. They provide personalized treatment for depression, anxiety, trauma, stress, relationship issues, and more.


  • English

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Academic Concerns
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Aggression and Violence
  • Agoraphobia
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Career Choice
  • Depression
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • Forgiveness
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Habits
  • Inadequacy
  • Inattention, Impulsivity, and Hyperactivity (ADHD)
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Irritability
  • Isolation
  • Jealousy
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Men's Issues
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Oppositional and Defiant Behavior in Children and Teen
  • Parenting
  • Rejection
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • School issues
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Esteem
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Women's Issues
  • Workplace Issues

Types of Therapy

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