KYLIE WALKER, LCSW
Therapy for adolescents, adults & families
Kylie is a clinical social worker with over fifteen years of experience working with children, adolescents and adults in a variety of settings. She is currently treating clients in private practice in New Canaan, CT.
ABOUT KYLIE WALKER, LCSW
Kylie is a New York and Connecticut Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She received her masters degree from Columbia University and completed a two year specialized training program at the Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy’s Center for the Study of Anorexia and Bulimia.
Kylie has worked in various mental health settings including hospitals, outpatient clinics and eating disorder treatment centers. She has a specialty in the treatment of eating disorders, most recently serving as the Clinical Director of Monte Nido Manhattan's Partial Hospitalization and Intensive Outpatient eating disorder treatment programs. Additional clinical experience includes treating children and adolescents struggling with mood and anxiety disorders, behavioral impulsivity and trauma, as well as women navigating the transition to motherhood.
Kylie has many years of experience collaborating with children, adolescents, adults and families to develop a treatment plan that addresses each individual's needs and goals. Each client brings with them a history and experiences that are diverse and complex. Kylie’s clinical approach is eclectic, blending aspects from various theoretical approaches including psychodynamic therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy and dialectical behavioral therapy to meet the unique needs of each client.
Kylie provides individual, family and caregiver/partner support sessions. She has extensive experience helping individuals and families navigate the different treatment options available and building comprehensive outpatient teams. She is available for assessment as well as on-going treatment.
Areas of interest and specialization include the following:
Perinatal mood and anxiety disorders
Anxiety and depression
Trauma and Post Traumatic Stress
Relationship and family issues
Emerging adulthood and life transitions
Kylie does not currently accept insurance but will provide you with a bill of service that you may submit to your insurance company for reimbursement.
Education and Training
2011-2013 Certificate in Psychotherapy of Eating Disorders - Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy: Center for the Study of Anorexia and Bulimia
2005-2007 Master of Social Work - Columbia University
2001-2005 Bachelor of Science, Psychology - Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Seleni Institute - Maternal Mental Health Intensive, Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders
Attachment, Self-Regulation and Competency for Complex Trauma
Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Seminar in Field Instruction
2017-2018 - Clinical Director, Monte Nido Manhattan - Partial Hospitalization and Intensive Outpatient Eating Disorder Treatment of New York
2016-2017 - Assistant Clinical Director, Monte Nido Manhattan - Partial Hospitalization and Intensive Outpatient Eating Disorder Treatment of New York
2013-2016 - Primary Therapist, Monte Nido Manhattan - Partial Hospitalization and Intensive Outpatient Eating Disorder Treatment of New York
2011-2013 - Primary Therapist, Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy - Center for the Study of Anorexia and Bulimia
2007-2013 - Primary Therapist, Child and Family Institute - St. Luke’s - Roosevelt Hospital Department of Psychiatry
2006-2007 - Intensive Care Coordinator, Community Based Services - St. Luke’s - Roosevelt Hospital Department of Psychiatry