Dr. Teresa M. Walters

Relationship Specialist, Family Systems Coach, and Marriage & Family Educator

Licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT), licensed addiction counselor (LAC), certified domestic mediator and co-parenting coordinator, author, speaker, and ambassador for Christ.

Services

Individual, couple & family counseling, marital mediation, premarital preparation, and spiritual direction. 

“Relational and spiritual health are absolute necessities when it comes to living a full, rich and satisfying life!”

Teresa M. Walters

Individual & Couple Counseling 

In-depth psychotherapy for individuals and couples who wish to explore the unresolved family of origin and trauma responses influencing their ability to build and maintain healthy, intimate relationships with self, others, and God. 

Marital Mediation

Marital mediation is a form of conflict resolution designed to help couples resolve specific ongoing disputes, improve communication, analyze financial planning concerns, and develop a positive vision for their future. 

Marital mediation can help couples develop the skill sets needed to confidently face conflict and find agreement.

Premarital Preparation

Choosing a life partner is one of the biggest decisions most people will make in their lifetime. Marriage preparation can help make sure that this journey of a lifetime is lasting, fulfilling, and the true partnership it was meant to be.  

Dr. Teresa M. Walters

Ed.D, LMFT, LAC, DTM 

As a relationship specialist, marital mediator, and marriage and family educator, Dr. Walters supports a multidimensional approach to relational, emotional, behavioral, and spiritual health and well-being.

Her practice is relationally based, trauma-informed, client-driven, and biblically principled.

She believes that relational and emotional pain and distress’ are not illnesses to be treated or disorders from which to recovery but rather trauma responses to be validated, shared, and relationally healed in a safe and supportive environment.

Your Partner in Life

Frequently Asked Questions

Whaat is the difference between counseling and mediation?

Generally speaking, counseling is best utilized by individuals and couples experiencing a loss of relational connection with themselves, others, or God… or for whom unresolved family of origin issues and trauma are resulting in high levels of stress, emotional pain, and distress. Marital mediation focuses more on helping couples identify and resolve patterns of unproductive communication and build skill sets that help them confidently resolve disputes. 

Individual Counseling

Our relationship with our Self is often one of the most neglected relational bonds. Having a healthy and positive regard for one’s self…is neither selfish nor self-centered.  It is a necessary element of good emotional and mental health.  Individual counseling is the perfect way to develop a more healthy and positive relationship with your Self.

Couple and Marriage Counseling

Couples experiencing serious disconnection, anger, resentment, and limited communication are often dealing with deeply embedded relational patterns that resist change. 

Couple and marriage counseling is designed to help identify these patterns and develop more productive methods of being with self and others.  It is a more in-depth process that often explores a couple’s intergenerational patterns, unresolved trauma, and other relational breaches.

Spiritual Direction & Development

Clients interested in exploring their spiritual beliefs are welcome to integrate this aspect of care into the services they are currently utilizing or as a stand-alone service. 

Premarital and ReMarriage Preparation

Marriage is one of the biggest and most impactful decisions most people will make in their lifetime. Premarital preparation can help couples explore important topics such as finances, faith, parenting, and/or family of origin issues. Couples can also identify ways to further develop their relational bond, identify potential areas of conflict, and strengthen their collective communication skills.

Areas of Special Interest & Expertise

  • Relational Health
  • Marital Mediation
  • Conflict & Dispute Resolution
  • Marital Reconciliation
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Divorce Recovery
  • Premarital & Remarriage Preparation
  • Shared Parenting Advocacy
  • Spiritual Direction & Development
  • Family Leadership
  • Bowen Family Systems & Family Mapping
  • Non-traditional, non-pathologizing, trauma-informed mental wellness advocacy
  • Parental Alienation

What Clients Have to Say…

Get In Touch

Call

(317) 760-0604

Email

info@teresamwalters.com

Address

204 Hobbs Street Plainfield, IN 46168

Hours

Day, evening and Saturday times available.  By appointment only

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