Renowned author Bill Doherty, PhD, LP, LMFT provided an on-line couples counseling training to Walk-In volunteers and other professional clinicians on Oct. 6, entitled “Working With Couples in A Time of Pandemic and Polarization.” Walk-In would like to thank Dr. Doherty for providing an excellent training!
That Kesha R. has chosen social work as her career seems a natural choice. She comes from a family of helpers. “When I was little, a neighbor had a mental health crisis, and my dad was the one calm person who could go in and make it better,” she recalls. Today, Kesha is a Walk-In… continue reading
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Walk-In Counseling Center is so grateful to have been the July beneficiary of the Wedge and Linden Hills Co-op Change Matters program! Each time a customer rounded up their purchase amount to the nearest dollar, the donation went to Walk-In Counseling Center. All proceeds help Walk-In keep our free, no-appointment, anonymous counseling services available to… continue reading
This article about Walk-In friend Geri Chavis appeared in the Star Tribune Inspired section, 6/20/2020 When the coronavirus pandemic hit, Geri Chavis knew what would help soothe her soul and those of the people she loves: Poems. Chavis, professor emerita at St. Catherine University, is past president of the National Association for Poetry Therapy, which… continue reading
June 4, 2020 — Walk-In’s home at 24th Street and Chicago Avenue still stands just as it did 51 years ago, when we opened to be an oasis for every person who came through our door. 1969 was a tumultuous time, a bit like now. The horrific killing of George Floyd happened in our neighborhood…. continue reading
Minnesota Daily, 6/14/2020, By Becca Most Tamara Stark is busier than ever. As a senior director at Tubman — Minnesota’s largest provider of domestic violence services — an already heavy workload has put Stark and her coworkers under even more strain since the pandemic. Stark often works with youth and college-aged students, many of whom… continue reading
Walk-In is seeking volunteer counselors and team consultants to join our clinic teams! For 50 years, our professional volunteers have provided free mental health counseling for everyone who walks through our doors. The Walk-In experience is: “Incredibly rewarding… in a way that really matters… I can focus on people, not paperwork… It’s an honor to… continue reading
Carol Oldowski’s mom passed away when Carol was 14, but she will never forget all the talks they had, sitting cozily together on her mom’s cedar chest. “The chest was at the foot of her bed, covered with a rug. When we were sitting there, I could say anything and everything, and not be judged,”… continue reading
On Saturday, October 12, Walk-In held our biggest party ever to celebrate our 50th year of serving the community! Nearly 400 people attended the event, which featured a silent auction, historical exhibits, a sit-down dinner, and a program featuring moving stories from supporters of Walk-In. To view photos from the celebration, click here . …. continue reading