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.
When you show up at a Walk-In virtual clinic, the first person you speak to is the clinic receptionist. Like the counselors, receptionists are volunteers who play a critically important role in providing free services to all comers.Starting September 1, (WE HOPE) clients will be able to walk into the building at 2421 Chicago Ave… 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.
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