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Leah Walker, MS

LPC- MHSP, LPCC-S, NCC

Leah is a person who loves to be challenged.  Whether this is working with clients who have unique situations or being creative when addressing client problems.  She knows how to balance empathy with honesty to help others feel comfortable yet challenged.   Leah specializes in parenting therapy, communication, behavior modification (with children and phobias), anxiety, mood disorders, trauma, couple's therapy, and military-related issues.  Leah is also trained in conducting assessments and writing recommendations for emotional support animals.

Leah has a knack for making her clients feel comfortable discussing some of life's more difficult topics.  Leah is a rare breed because she has worked with a variety of populations, all of which discover her to be truly genuine.  While not with Guided Path, Leah is a Military and Family Life Counselor on Fort Campbell, adjunct professor at Austin Peay State University, and nearing the end of her doctorate education for Counselor Education and Supervision.  Although her life is busy, she enjoys every minute of it.  She has several years of experience working in mental and behavioral health treatment with a variety of ages including children, adolescents, and adults.  Prior to opening Guided Path Counseling, she served as a Pediatric Therapist at a pediatrician’s office, therapist in county jail, and a therapist for children and families involved with the court system.  Leah did her internship at an inpatient behavioral health hospital.

 

Leah received her master’s degree at Austin Peay State University in 2014 and her bachelor’s degree at the University of North Texas in 2006.  Leah is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Tennessee, a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and Supervisor in Kentucky, a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Utah, and a Certified Professional Life Coach. 

 

Leah enjoys playing Escape Room games, watching Netflix shows, and spending time with her husband and two children.