Get to Know Maureen Walker, PhD

Therapist. Speaker. Author.

Maureen Walker, PhD, is a licensed psychologist, speaker, educator, and writer who focuses on helping people bridge cultural differences such as race, religion, gender and other markers of social status. She does this by teaching and inspiring people to transform the barriers that prevent them from truly connecting with each other and living a fully authentic life. Maureen encourages people to transform fear into and courage to create the fullest expressions of who they are and can be in the world. Learn More

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Working with Maureen

Stones balance on the beach.Stones on Hin Ngam Island, Tarutao National Park, Thailand.

Heal relational wounds and cultivate resilience to live life with clarity, courage, and compassion.


Inspiring audiences to bridge cultural differences such as race, class, religion, and gender.


Learn more about Maureen’s upcoming book about cultural disconnections and authentic relationships.


What People Are Saying

  • What Shall We Do about the Negative Space?

    There are some images that leave an indelible imprint on the brain. As they should. One that is burned into my consciousness is that of the young student-athlete – standing frozen and stoop shouldered in a posture of parasympathetic surrender while his head is shorn......

  • Love Worth Doing

    Why bother? Why even try? Given a cultural climate, these are not unreasonable questions. Increasingly, they are asked by professionals in health care, environmental justice, education and clinical services. This asking perhaps signals the onset of heartbreak, or may be attempts to stave off relational......

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    Family Matters (with a little help from mother-wit)

    Is there a woman anywhere who hasn’t heard: “the older you get, the more you become like your mother”?  Typically, these words are intended as a warning or an indictment, not a compliment. How then do we explain that annual rite of spring, committed to......