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About Me

BACKGROUND 

    Dr. Jeff Walker is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist specializing in individual therapy treating issues unique to men.  He maintains a private practice in Rancho Mirage, California (in the Palm Springs area of Southern California).

     With over 30 years of experience as a Clinical Psychologist and Pastoral Counselor, Dr. Walker has earned doctoral degrees in Theology and Clinical Psychology. He completed a year-long internship at the Betty Ford Center and treated individuals with severe and chronic mental illness for several years in a County Mental Health Clinic.  

     Dr. Walker is currently serving as a private practice Psychologist specializing in men's issues with a broad spectrum of clients including members of the clergy who find themselves in trouble.   Among his areas of expertise are:  Anger Management;  Sexual Addiction;  Stress Management;  Communication Skills;  Emotional Intelligence;  Intimacy Impairment and  Adult Child of Alcoholic Issues.

     In addition to being an author, educator, national speaker and prominent Men's Issues therapist, Dr. Walker has presented at the World Conference of the Christian Association for Psychological Studies (CAPS) on the topic of integration of Psychology and Christian Spirituality.  He has provided psycho-educational seminars for Southern California clergy regarding referral of congregants to mental health professionals.

     Dr. Walker is an interactive, solution-focused psychologist. His therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively and efficiently address personal life challenges. Integrating complementary interventions, methodologies and techniques, he offers a highly personalized approach tailored to the individual client. With compassion and understanding, Dr. Walker works with each man to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.

Education
     -Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) 
          Oral Roberts University
     -Doctor of Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.) 
          Trinity College of Graduate Studies

License
     Licensed Clinical Psychologist, # PSY23693 

Additional Training
     -Certified Anger Management Therapist (CAMF)
     -Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT)
     -Sexual Addiction Certification (AACC)
     -Gambling Addiction Certification
     -Co-Occuring Disorders Certification
     -Re-Decision Therapy Training
     -Men's Trauma Training
     -Critical Incident Stress Debriefing Training    

Professional Activities and Memberships
     -American Psychological Association, Division 18
     -California Psychological Association
     -American  Group Psychotherapy Assocation
     -Christian Association for Psychological Studies
     -American Association of Christian Counselors
     -Over 30 years of Pastoral Ministry
     -20 years as Law Enforcement Chaplain