BiographyDr. Valliere is a licensed psychologist and has her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology of Rutgers University. She has over 25 years experience in the field and has worked in individual and group treatment with violent offenders and their victims, including domestic violence offenders, sexual offenders, violent offenders, and substance abusers. She is currently the owner and director of two outpatient treatment centers – Valliere & Counseling Associates, an outpatient treatment center for mental health, domestic violence, and victim issues and Forensic Treatment Services, an outpatient violent offender treatment program. Her program treats Federal, State, and County Offenders. She also serves on the Pennsylvania Sexual Offender Assessment Board and has been reappointed since 1997. She has published on the treatment of sexual offenders and presented on the same at international, national, and local sexual offender conferences. She has trained for the FBI, DOJ, DOD, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Ontario Police, Alberta Crown Prosecutor’s Office, Amber Alert, Army JAG Office, Pennsylvania State Parole, National Center for the Prosecution of Violence Against Women, and other agencies. She been a guest presenter at many forensic and violence related conferences. She is recognized as an expert in a number of states and testified nationally and internationally. She has testified regarding sexual assault in the military to the U.S. Congress and has consulted with the Department of Defense and the U.S. Department of Justice. She has been interviewed for a number of popular magazines on sexual assault and domestic violence, including New York Times, People, Self, and Good Housekeeping. She has appeared on “PBS News Hour,” “CBS This Morning,” and other programs and radio shows. Dr. Valliere was used as an expert in the sexual assault trial of Bill Cosby.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Clinical psychology, forensic psychology, interpersonal violence
Writing for children and adults, drawing, training in the field, social justice, pugs.
Published: Jun 01, 2007 by The Voice
Authors: Veronique N. Valliere
Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice, Law
The non-stranger rapist commits crime in the context of a relationship. This article explains the motivation of the offender, as well as the manipulations that these offenders utilize on their victims. Practical recommendations for prosecutors are offered.
Published: Sep 18, 2018
Dr. Valliere discusses some of the myths and misinformation regarding victim response to assault.
Published: Mar 05, 2019
Dr. Valliere describes some of the issues child victims face in disclosing abuse.
Published: Oct 21, 2016
A talk about the issue of safety and expectations of victims of assault.