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Walter (Walt) Nunnally, LCPC, LPC

Stress, Anxiety Addictions Family conflicts Coping with life changes
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About me

Walt Nunnally, Therapist

Walt Nunnally is a professional Mental Health Therapist as well as a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor. He holds a Masters of Counseling Degree from Bradley University and has 25 plus years of experience working with children, adolescents, and families.

Walt has been in Private Practice since June of 2008 desiring to serve and strengthen individuals and families through an eclectic approach designed to meet his clients where they are at in the most practical ways.

Walt is a popular speaker and has led many school, community, and professional workshops on a variety of topics. Walt has also offered professional trainings for schools and businesses as well.

In addition, Walt works collaboratively with groups and community coalitions designed to confront challenges and provide resources to strengthen our local communities.

Walt continues to work with local schools as an Early Intervention Specialist. He impacts the lives of more than 2500 students per year through his work in our elementary, junior high, and high schools.

For the past 14 years, Walt has had the privilege to support our Military men and women and their families through a program sponsored by the Department of Defense.

Walt also works with local Police Departments to coordinate services designed as an alternative to the traditional juvenile justice system.

Walt's professional memberships include, The American Counseling Association, The National Board of Certified Counselors, The American Association of Christian Counselors, and The Chi Sigma Iota Professional Honor Society. He was selected in 2011 as a NAMI Tri-County Community Service Award Recipient.

Originally from Alabama, Walt moved to Illinois in 1991. He has 8 children, 17 grandchildren, and 3 dogs. He enjoys Alabama football, playing the guitar, spending time with his family, attending Church, and his country home.

Professional experience

3yrs in practice
Stress, Anxiety Addictions Family conflicts Coping with life changes

Additional areas of focus: Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Attachment Issues, Blended Family Issues, Body Image, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Divorce and Separation, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Eating and Food-Related Issues, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Impulsivity, Infidelity, Isolation / Loneliness, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Men's Issues, Midlife Crisis, Military and Veterans Issues, Money and Financial Issues, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Post-traumatic Stress, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Self-Love, Smoking/Vaping Cessation, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues

Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy

Services offered

Live Chat

License information

IL LCPC 180.005889

GA LPC LPC013732


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Walter (Walt) Nunnally. We don't pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

My time with Walt has been so great. He always responds as soon as he can. He helps give me practical ways to handle whatever my situation is. He is direct, honest, and always rooted in scripture. He has helped me stay levelheaded. I will miss him so much when our time is over!

Written on Dec 21, 2022 after therapy with Walter (Walt) for 10 months

He emails with well timed encouragements!

Written on Jul 25, 2022 after therapy with Walter (Walt) for 5 months

Absolutely amazing guy.

Written on Feb 16, 2022 after therapy with Walter (Walt) for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, coaching, and adhd

Walt is a great and compassionate person who understands and gives great advice. I would recommend him to anyone who is facing struggles.

Written on Apr 12, 2021 after therapy with Walter (Walt) for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, and career difficulties

Walt has excellent knowledge and skills.

Written on Apr 06, 2021 after therapy with Walter (Walt) for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, trauma and abuse, grief, self esteem, anger management, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and adhd

Walt is very knowledgeable and empathetic. He helps in a multitude of ways.

Written on Feb 26, 2021 after therapy with Walter (Walt) for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, and parenting issues