Timothy Walker, Ph.D.

Timothy Walker Ph.D. is a mindfulness teacher and psychotherapist working in Halifax Nova Scotia with over 35 years experience integrating mindfulness into counselling, education and healthcare.

Dr. Walker is co-author of the The Healing Circle: integrating science, wisdom and compassion in reclaiming wholeness on the cancer journey, and co-founder, with Dr. Rob Rutledge, of the Healing and Cancer Foundation. He designed and has taught with Dr. Rutledge, the Skills for Healing Weekend Retreats for people living with cancer and their family members 51 times since 1999 in 21 cities across North America.

Timothy has also taught the classic 8-week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Program more than 50 times in Halifax/Dartmouth. He has taught at Dalhousie University, Acadia University, and Mount St. Vincent University as well as hundreds of workshops, seminars and retreats Internationally.

healing-circleA student of Meditation since 1979, Timothy received both an MA and Ph.D. in the psychology of meditation. In his private practice, The Healing Circle, Dr. Walker sees individuals, couples and families and is open to distant consultations by phone or internet.

Events with Timothy Walker, Ph.D.

Healing and Transforming Emotions with the Five Wisdoms
May 10, 2019

According to Tibetan Buddhist teachings, we all posses the ability to access innate wisdom through five elemental energies expressed in our emotions. These five energetic emotional styles describe the different ways in which we each perceive and interact with others and our world. Through these teachings and practices we can develop awareness of our patterns and emotional energy styles. From that awareness, we can gradually transform emotional confusion into emotional wisdom that can have a positive effect on every aspect of life. During this week- long contemplative retreat we will explore loving kindness meditations according to the five emotional wisdom…