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About Michele Walker, LCMHC

Michele knows that everyone needs help and someone to talk to some of the time. She believes that throughout life people encounter lessons that shape them and therefore, she works to help individuals, families, and couples transform these learning opportunities into an increased quality of life. Ms. Walker is passionate about helping people realize their potential, become their most authentic selves, and have healthy relationships. As a provider, she works with her patients to identify their wants, needs, challenges, and abilities in order to improve their everyday functioning, communication, and interactions. She utilizes patient-centered, strengths-based visioning and incorporates various therapeutic techniques and modalities including but not limited to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), mindfulness practices, Trauma-informed therapy, and Psychodynamic therapy. Michele repeatedly sees people gain a better understanding of themselves through exploration and psychoeducation and, as a counselor, she helps her patients help themselves in their current situations. She says of her work, “My patients have what they need, I just help them access it.”

Partial List of Treatment Areas

  • ADD/ADHD
  • Major Life Change: grief, divorce, etc
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bipolar
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Couples/Marital Therapy
  • Depression
  • PTSD - Childhood Trauma
  • Family / Parenting Therapy
  • PTSD - Victim of Abuse
  • Parent/Child Concerns
  • LGBTQ+ Care
  • Phobia
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Psychosis
  • Sex / Pornography Addiction
  • PTSD - Single Incident/Shock
  • badge-2 LGBTQ+ CareSignifies post graduate education in gender and sexual diversity and recognizes specialization in LGBTQ+ care.

Education & Certifications

– Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from North Carolina Central University in Durham, NC
– Trained in Crisis Prevention Intervention, Crisis Response and Planning, Person-Centered Planning, Motivational Interviewing, CPR, First Aid, the Seven Challenges program and levels of care assessment tools for children, adolescents and adults

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Reviews

ET

June 10, 2021

My therapist was able to relate to me and use examples from pop culture that I enjoy to better communicate her points. She also has given me great tools to work with to manage my symptoms. Mindpath has been a great resource for me.

AP

June 8, 2021

Michele is very personable, is a great listener and sincerely cares about her clients.

DS

June 2, 2021

Michele was very professional.

JS

May 26, 2021

I feel listened to.

KS

May 12, 2021

I enjoy talking to Michelle. She does a great job of getting me out of my head and engaged with the world

EG

May 7, 2021

Michelle was very helpful in helping me understand and working through my medical trauma.

AH

May 5, 2021

Just a positive overall experience.

KH

April 29, 2021

What I am happy with is she has encouraged my daughter to speak up about her feelings and she knows you can not help how you feel about things and that is ok.

RG

April 27, 2021

I love how supported I feel. I m grateful!

EG

April 9, 2021

I felt welcomed the moment I walked into the building.

DW

April 9, 2021

It was easy to enroll, the online sessions are great, and my counselor is great.

AC

April 7, 2021

I feel like I have a team that s about my health and well-being. I love Michelle Walker and Denise Nelson! Just feel so fortunate to have found them.

AM

April 1, 2021

Michele Walker is extremely supportive and MindPath is always a positive environment!

RU

April 1, 2021

Michele Walker has simply been amazing in guiding me through a series of highly difficult challenges while providing me with the mechanisms to develop the skills and confidence I need to cope with life. I'm very grateful to be able to use telehealth.

NC

July 29, 2020

It was a very healing experience and I am very relieved that I went. She was able to answer all of my questions and she gave me a better understanding of what counseling is about.

TM

July 27, 2020

It was a great experience, it was a non formal conversation that I felt really good about. It wasn't too overwhelming so it made the experience really good for me.

Tropical Storm Isaias is headed towards the Carolinas

Tropical Storm Isaias is headed towards the Carolinas. Please note that we plan to be open for appointments; however, be aware that power outages may be widespread which may impact telehealth and other appointments. We may not know until the last minute in all of our locations on Tuesday. Please be patient. We will waive missed appointment charges on Tuesday, August 4th in light of complications from the weather. If you and your provider are unable to connect, we will reach out to reschedule your appointment as soon as possible.