Day Program Intensive & Standard Outpatient

Our Team of Eating Disorder Specialists

The Walker Wellness team consists of experienced and caring eating disorder specialists who are focused on finding the right treatment options for you.

Philip Walker, President

Philip has been in the healthcare industry for over 30 years. Prior to launching The Walker Wellness Clinic, Philip spent ten years at The Cooper Clinic, known throughout the world for their expertise in preventive medicine. As a youngster he was a world class athlete competing in numerous international events for his native country as a member of The British Biathlon Team (x-country skiing & shooting), and The British Triathlon Team (swimming, cycling, running). He has managed healthcare and wellness facilities in England, Germany, Hong Kong, United States and Saudi Arabia, as well as lecturing on healthcare issues throughout the America’s, Europe and Asia. Philip’s sports & hobbies include windsurfing, paragliding, sub-aqua, and he can be regularly seen sculling on a nearby lake or swimming laps in a local pool.

Article – Metabolic Rate and Eating Disorders by Philip Walker

Blog Article: Resting Metabolic Rate, Body Composition and Eating DisordersArticle – Resting Metabolic Rate, Body Composition and Eating Disorders by Philip Walker

Susan Parish-Walker, M.S., L.P.C., Clinical Director

Susan has worked in the field of mental health for 30 years and she and Philip met and married while she was a clinical consultant and had a private practice at The Cooper Clinic at The Cooper Aerobic Center. Susan has extensive clinical experience in working with adolescents, adults, and families in an outpatient and inpatient setting. Her areas of clinical expertise include: comorbidity diagnoses such as eating disorders, depression, generalized anxiety disorders and obsessive-compulsive disorders. Moreover, she has designed the clinical programs that are offered at The Walker Wellness Clinic and has incorporated a myriad of adjunct therapies such as music and art therapy, cooking classes, equine therapy, and body image classes. She is currently completing a Walker Wellness Clinic cookbook, textbook, and workbook that will be used as a clinical and educational tool for patients. Susan’s hobbies are ballroom dancing, playing classical piano, traveling, reading, and playing with their two Simese cats, Brahms and Liszt.

Article – The Art of Developing Healthy Relationships by Susan Parish-Walker

Article – Be Your Own Stylist: Dress To Flatter Your Figure and Build Better Body Image by Susan Parish-Walker

Article – The Art of Developing Healthy Relationships by Susan Parish-Walker

Article – Genetic Epidemiology and Risk Factors of Formal Eating by Susan Parish-Walker

Article – Cognitive Distortions for Eating Disorders by Susan Parish-Walker

Article – Binge Eating Disorder by Susan Parish-Walker

Article – The Freshman Fifteen by Susan Parish-Walker

Article – Eating Disorders – It’s a Family Affair by Susan Justitz, Ph.D.

Article – Dialectic Behavioral Therapy to Treat Eating Disorders by Susan Justitz, Ph.D.

Article – Negative Body Image: A Widespread Issue by Natalie Hutson

Article – The Process of Healing from an Eating Disorder by Natalie Hutson

Article – Eating Disorders and Middle-Age by Danielle Etter

Article – Cooking Classes for Eating Disorder Patients an interview with Carey Garrett

Article – Dining Not Dwelling: A Comfortable Meal Experience by Whitney Canston-Ross

Conquering Fear Foods as part of eating disorder recoveryArticle – Conquering Fear Foods in Eating Disorder Treatment by Whitney Canston-Ross

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