Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Board certified with active licenses in Iowa and Nebraska
Dr Walker has a long term association with our community. In his 30 plus years of experience he has worked as the medical director at Children’s Square, and medical director at Uta Halee Girls Village, Cooper Village. He has worked at a outpatient practice at CHI Bergan, Mercy and Lakeside as well as Mercy in Sioux City with a current focus on outpatient seen at Therapy Place as medical director. He completed training at Cedars Sinai in Los Angeles and prior to his return to Iowa worked at Aviva Center as a consulting psychiatrist and Shandin Hills adolescent treatment center in San Bernardino California.
He now works as a clinical psychiatrist with a focus on adolescents aged 13 to 22 but will see younger s schedule allows. Dr. Walker has extensive training and experience meeting the needs of those children/adolescents with Reactive Attachment Disorder and their families. In addition, he has spent many years working with a focus on issues including Conduct Disorders, Learning Disorders, depression and PTSD including substance abuse issues, dual diagnosis issues, transitional issues (such as grief and loss), as well as learning disorders and autism. Dr. Walker enjoys working with therapist and nursing with a variety of therapeutic approaches. He also enjoys consulting with other physicians on patients of any age if his past clinical experience can give new insight.