Dr. Tanesha Walker

Dr. Tanesha Walker


Dr. Tanesha Walker is a licensed professional counselor

Dr. Walker obtained her doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision from Kent State Univeristy, and her master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from where. She specializes in interpersonal therapeutic practices through a cultural feminist framework. She has experience working with communities of color, specifically African American individuals and women of color. Dr. Walker also has experience orking with the college population including work with LGBQQIAAPP+ and Trans/Gender Expansive,  and couples.

She has conducted research in the areas of cross-cultural counseling, African American mental health, social justice, and advocacy work. She has worked in community mental health and college settings. Dr. Walker has presented at the local, regional, state, and national levels. She currently works as an Assistant Professor at the University of Toledo.

Dr. Walker states, “It is my belief that counseling is a journey in which we (i.e., therapist and client) walk together to help the client with whatever issues they may be faced with along the way. As a cis-woman of color who has worked with a wide array of diverse clients, I believe that I am in a position to provide quality, inclusive mental health services to ALL people, regardless of background.”