Gary Schoener, M.Eq.,LP, Director of Consultation & Training at Walk-In Counseling Center, is presenting a virtual workshop: Advanced Clinical Supervision: Ethical and Practice Challenges, a one-day clinic on June 24. Six ethics CEUs are available. There is a discount for registering by May 20. To register, use this link: https://jkseminars.com/seminarregistrations/advanced-clinical-supervision-ethical-and-practice-challenges About the training: The COVID-19 pandemic… continue reading
Open lines, open hearts: Virtual counseling carried us through Thanks to our dedicated volunteers and supporters, Walk-In served over 1,600 people in 2021 with free, no-appointment, anonymous, professional mental health counseling.
Many thanks to Dr. Pam Staples for the training on March 31 on couples counseling. “Working With Couples: How to Diagnose Their Dynamics and Create ‘Good Fit’ Interventions was attended by over 50 professionals and was good for 2 CEUs. To receive notices about future trainings, sign up to receive our newsletter. (See the Signup… continue reading
Thomas L. volunteers as a team consultant at Walk-In Counseling Center.
Libby J. loves to counsel couples and families, and she loves to use her Spanish. At Walk-In, she does both as a volunteer counselor providing free, no-appointment mental health care to those who need it but have trouble finding it. A six-year veteran at Walk-In, Libby has a deep commitment to Latino families that was… continue reading
Each year, we publish an overview of the last year, and you can find the 2021 overview here. Here are some highlights: Volunteers had a good experience! The results of our 2021 volunteer satisfaction survey indicate that 98% of volunteers had an “outstanding” or “very good” experience at Walk-In. One volunteer wrote: “I joined Walk-In hoping… continue reading
When Laura Y. joined Walk-In as a volunteer counselor in 2016, all clients seeking free, no-appointment counseling were finding it by walking through the door at 2421 Chicago Avenue. In March 2020, when the pandemic pushed Walk-In services to computer and phone only, the “walking in” experience changed. And yet, there’s one thing that stands out… continue reading
For volunteer counselor Luci R., providing free counseling at Walk-In has never been more important than it is now. Luci is one of a handful of Spanish-speaking counselors, working with clients who would otherwise face long waiting lists for Spanish services, or who can’t find counseling at all. “Walk-In is one of the only organizations… continue reading
When Walk-In volunteer counselor Sucdi D. helps clients deal with trauma, anxiety or depression, she has a deep well of experience to draw from. “I grew up in Kenya, in a refugee camp,” Sucdi recalls. “It was rough. While I don’t disclose my own experience, I can use it to relate to what the client… continue reading