Unity Walker M.Ed., Ph.D., NCC., ALC

Expert Behavioral and Substance Abuse Counselor in Alabama

Dr. Unity Walker is an associate licensed counselor who worked in marginalized advocacy before entering the field of counseling. Dr. Walker began their counseling career in in-patient psychiatry, working with adolescents, adults, and families to address serious mental illness and thoughts of suicide.

After completing their master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling, Dr. Walker moved to Virginia to pursue a doctorate in counselor education and supervision. During that time, Dr. Walker worked as a community counselor, primarily working with families and community members who otherwise did not have access to care. Dr. Walker also supervised counselors-in-training and community outreach programs during their time in Virginia, working to meet the needs of the local community during the coronavirus pandemic.

An Alabama native, Dr. Walker has recently returned to work as a counselor in an effort to address the needs of the state. Dr. Walker specializes in trauma-informed care for marginalized populations but treats a wide range of issues including depression, anxiety, relationship difficulties, ADHD, dissociative disorders, spiritual issues, death and bereavement, and self-harm. Dr. Walker primarily utilizes dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) but offers several styles of therapy to specifically fit the needs of the individual.

During their downtime, Dr. Walker enjoys spending time with loved ones, walking in nature, community building, and socializing. Dr. Walker enjoys writing, painting, playing music, and practicing performance arts. Dr. Walker is an avid reader and researcher, spending much of their time engaged in the pursuit of knowledge.

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My Education

It's my goal to create a comfortable, safe environment, where we'll work to achieve the goal together
BS
M.Ed
NCC
Ph.D
ALC
Bachelors of Science, Psychology
Auburn University
Master of Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Auburn University
Certification: National Counselor Certification (NCC)
Board: National Board of Certified Counselors
Doctor of Philosophy, Counselor Education
The College of William and Mary
Licensure: Associate Licensed Counselor (ALC)
under the supervision of Roslyn Sales LPC-S
Board: Alabama Board of Examiners in Counseling

2016
2019
2019
2022
2023

Dr. Walker holds a Bachelors of Science in Psychology and Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Auburn University.  They also holds a Doctorate degree in Counselor Education and Supervision from The College of William and Mary. Their skills includes trauma-informed care, depression, anxiety, relationship difficulties, ADHD, dissociative disorders, spiritual issues, death and bereavement, and self-harm.

How I Can Help You

It's my goal to create a comfortable, safe environment, where we'll work to achieve the goal together
Trauma Resolutions

Trauma Resolutions

Sometimes, our experiences can have a profound impact on our lives. It can cause an individual to have a negative perception about things which...

Services for Emotionally Distressed

Services for Emotionally Distressed

Empowering adults to overcome their personal obstacles, and recognize their strengths, weaknesses, and abilities to create a balanced life; is our...

Healthy Lifestyles

Healthy Lifestyles

Life can be hard. We are often faced with obstacles that can become overwhelming and often times are difficult to work through.  We are here to...

Assessment Consultation

Assessment Consultation

We utilize assessment tools and a blend of counseling theories, techniques, and skills to assess the individual’s needs.  Once the problems have...

Drug Abuse Prevention

Drug Abuse Prevention

Motivation is key to success. We work closely with the individual to help them overcome their addiction so they can live a healthy and productive...

Phone: 256-850-4091
165 Chestnut Drive Ste C
Madison, AL 35758