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Stephen-WaltersStaff Intern


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Stephen Walters is a counseling intern, pursuing his Masters of Arts in Clinical and Mental Health Counseling from Richmont Graduate University. Prior to beginning his counseling program, which is centered on the integration of psychology and Christianity, Stephen spent 16 years working in the local church. Stephen has a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Georgia, and a Masters in Divinity from Emory University. Stephen is also an Ordained Elder in the United Methodist Church.

In the summer of 2017, Stephen began seeing clients at The Summit as well as the Hope Counseling Centers through Richmont University. Stephen sees individuals and couples. Stephen is pursuing a certification in Trauma Counseling through Richmont and is a Gottman Couples Therapy Level 1 trained counselor. Stephen specializes in anxiety disorders, career and future concerns, spiritual struggles, and relationships. Stephen has extensive experience in premarital counseling as well as grief processing.

Stephen was born in Atlanta, and has grown up in the metro-Atlanta area. Stephen is married and has two sons.

Stephen is under the supervision of Carleen Newsome, M.S., LPC


  • Master of Divinity, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

Licensure, Certifications, and Professional Affiliations:

  • Trained, Gottman Couples Therapy, Level One


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