Calvin Walker is a Board-Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. Born and raised in the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois, Calvin always had an aversion to bullies and took it upon himself to be the voice for those who couldn’t or didn’t have the courage to, speak up for themselves. This inherent trait would eventually shape his choice to delve into the field of nursing, drawn by the firm belief that everyone should have the ability to stand alone and thrive.
Educationally, Calvin has amassed a comprehensive background. He started with an Associate’s degree in nursing, progressed to a Bachelor’s in the same field, and then achieved a Master’s in nursing with a dual concentration in family practice and psychiatry. Such a diverse and layered education has equipped him with the holistic knowledge essential for his practice.
When asked to describe himself, Calvin sums up his approach as open, honest, safe, supportive, and fundamentally holistic. This is reflected in his treatment approach that harmoniously blends Western and non-Western modalities. But what makes Calvin’s approach distinct is his focus on results. He perceives himself as a facilitator in the healing process, and nothing brings him more satisfaction than witnessing the transformation of tears into smiles and laughter. This tangible impact of his efforts is what keeps him motivated and invested in his work day in and day out.
Away from his professional life, Calvin is an avid traveler with a profound love for nature. He firmly believes in nature’s innate ability to heal and stabilize the mind, echoing his holistic approach to care.
Mr. Walker completed his Master of Science in Nursing at Herzing University.
Grand Canyon University
Mr. Walker holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Grand Canyon University.
Mr. Walker earned his Associate degree in Nursing from Excelsior University.
My clinician was quite a surprise. Though she was very professional, she genuinely was interested in me and made me feel like I was the only person that matters. That’s a first for me. She is extremely intelligent, and I know I am getting the best treatment for my needs.