a little bit about

Michelle Walker
Owner/Psychotherapist

I became a therapist because I am passionate about the process of healing and truly enjoy helping people reach a place of acceptance and peace. I believe that the therapeutic relationship between a client and therapist is sacred. That is why I commit to being present through your process of healing, without judgement. Come as you are, whatever that may mean to you, and I will meet you there. 

Perinatal Mental Health

Pregnancy and postpartum mental health is my area of focus. I specialize in helping moms-to-be and new moms navigate the challenges that sometimes come with motherhood. 

 

Other Areas of Interest:

Depression

Anxiety

Trauma

Women's Issues

Work-Life Balance

Professional and Personal Self-Care

Veterans

Education and qualifications

Licensed Clinical Social Work Associate

North Carolina Social Work Certification and Licensure Board

Master's Degree Clinical Social Work

George Mason University

Bachelor's Degree Social Work

University of North Carolina Wilmington

Perinatal Mood Disorder: Components of Care

Postpartum Support International

Advanced Perinatal Mental Health Psychotherapy

Postpartum Support International

Domestic Violence Tier 1 Advocate

Fairfax County Virginia 

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What you can expect

It is my goal to walk along side you as you navigate the current challenges in your life and to be a support as you process your past. I utilize evidence based approaches that are best suited for each unique client, and believe that a collaborative therapeutic relationship is best. I commit to creating a safe and accepting space for you to process and engage in therapy.

 

In our first meeting we will discuss your goals for therapy and create a plan to reach them. It will be my role to guide the process of therapy through conversation and implementation of tools and resources. I understand that finding a therapist that you connect with can be tough, that is why I offer a free 15 minute phone consultation to help us decide if I would be the best fit for your needs.

Fees: I accept self-pay and do not directly bill insurance. If you are interested in using out-of-network benefits please contact your insurance company to see if you qualify for reimbursement. I can provide you with a "superbill" when necessary. Payment is due at time of service. 

Individual Therapy/Virtual Therapy: $95 per session

Group Therapy: $30-50 per session 

Limited sliding-scale slots are available