Jennifer E. Kaufman Walker, PhD, LPC, NCC, CFRC, CCTS, CAGCS


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Dr. Kaufman Walker is a Licensed Counselor in Virginia, Washington, D.C., Maryland, West Virginia & Florida. She specializes in grief & loss, trauma, First Responders, and anxiety-related disorders. Dr. Kaufman Walker also specializes in working with children and adolescents and their families, along with adults who are struggling with a variety of life challenges. Further, she provides supervision services for Counseling Residents in Virginia, Washington, D.C. & Maryland.


Education


The George Washington University: PhD, Counseling Specializing in Trauma, Crisis, & Substance Use

Marymount University: Masters in Mental Health Counseling

Lynchburg College: Bachelor of Science, Psychology


Licensing


Licensed Professional Counselor, Virginia

Licensed Professional Counselor, District of Columbia

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Maryland

Telehealth Licensed Professional Counselor, West Virginia

Telehealth Licensed Professional Counselor, Florida


Certification


Certified Clinical Trauma Specialist 

Certified Advanced Grief Counseling Specialist

National Board of Certified Counselors, Virginia

Qualified Mental Health Professional, Virginia

Approved Supervisor, Virginia & DC

Certified First Responder Counselor

Certified Clinical Trauma Specialist

Certified Life Coach


Experience


I have experience working with adults, children, couples and families in a variety of settings. Below are some of the areas in which I have clinical experience: 

  • Individual, Couples and Family Counseling
  • Trauma, Crisis and Substance Use 
  • First Responders
  • Children, Adolescents, Adults
  • Grief and Loss
  • Sexual Assault
  • Domestic Violence
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Developmental and Behavior-Related Disorders
  • Relational Problems
  • Foster Care and Adoption
  • Custody-Related Issues
  • Mood and Anxiety Disorders
  • Serious Mental Illness
  • 504/IEPs
  • Client Advocacy
  • Competency Evaluations, Mental Health Laws, and the Court System
  • Case Management, Treatment Planning, and Discharge in Mental Health Systems
  • Psychotropic Medications
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy 
  • Humanistic Therapy 
  • Art and Animal Therapy 
  • Supervision

Memberships & Affiliations


Affiliations

Sigma Alpha Pi, The National Society of Leadership & Success

Chi Sigma Iota Honor Society

American Psychological Association

American Counseling Association

Crisis Intervention Training, International Membership

Northern Virginia Licensed Professional Counselors

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Association (SAMSHA)

American Mental Health Counselors Association


Current Roles

Current Roles


Supervisor

Therapist

Founder of TNPS LLC

Certified First Responder Counselor

Certified Clinical Trauma Specialist

Expert Contributor


Publications