In-person counseling resumed January 6 during some clinics at our house at 2421 Chicago Avenue in Minneapolis. All Monday, Wednesday and Friday early afternoon clinics (1-3 pm) are accessible in person and virtually. The full virtual clinic schedule is continuing as before. For the schedule and instructions, click here. Please help spread the word about… continue reading
Glenn Hirsch says he decided to study psychology when he was in community college, “trying to figure myself out… I was having some mental health issues at the time.” That interest turned into a fruitful career, which currently includes being president of the board at Walk-In Counseling Center. Originally from Los Angeles, Glenn decided to he… continue reading
Many thanks to Lisa Borneman, DSW, MSW, LICSW, for presenting a training on trauma informed care on Dec. 13! Watch our website or sign up for our newsletter to get notices about upcoming trainings. Trainings are free for Walk-In volunteers. All others may attend for a nominal fee.
Walk-In Counseling Center recognizes the value of growing and supporting a diverse group of licensed mental health professionals to fill unmet community needs and improve the delivery of mental health services.In an effort to support diversity within the metropolitan Twin Cities mental health provider community, Walk-In is pleased to announce the 2023 Walk-In Counseling Center… continue reading
If you go to a Walk-In clinic seeking help, one of the warm-voiced counselors you might speak to is Amanda A. Amanda is one of the students working on her counseling licensure after working for several years in the mental health field. She already has training in substance abuse counseling and has found her internship… continue reading
Thanks to your amazing generosity, we raised just over $7,000 on Give to the Max Day! We are still working to meet our 1:1 match by Dec. 31. All donations from new donors, and all increases in giving over 2021, are eligible for the match, up to $25,000. To make your year-end tax-deductible donation, click… continue reading
Gary S., a psychologist and now a team consultant at Walk-in Counseling Center, decided one winter day in 1991 to pick up and move overseas. The journey turned into a years-long, life-changing stint in which he lived on three continents. He remembers that day well. “I was in my garden-level office at [a Minneapolis agency.]… continue reading
When Kathy W. retired from practicing clinical psychology in 2018, she discovered that she dearly missed the work. So when a friend invited her to consider joining a counseling team at Walk-In Counseling Center, she soon volunteered — and she is glad she did. “It keeps me connected to the work that I love, and… continue reading
Nox first heard of Walk-In Counseling Center from a friend who had been struggling to find a therapist. “The first place she found that was helpful was Walk-In,” Nox recalls. Since 2018, Nox (who uses they/them pronouns) has been a clinic receptionist at Walk-In. Making mental health services accessible is close to Nox’s heart. Having… continue reading
Dr. Pauline Boss, author of The Myth of Closure: Ambiguous Loss in a Time of Pandemic and Change, will be the presenter at a training for mental health professionals on Sept. 29. (1 CEU available). To register and learn more, click here.