Lindner Center of HOPE, Medical Director of Mindful Transitions, the Adult Partial Hospital Program


Dr. Walter serves as Medical Director of Mindful Transitions, the Adult Partial Hospital Program at Lindner Center of HOPE. In addition to providing clinical oversight, she attends to adults in the Partial Hospitalization Program and in the Outpatient Practice.

Prior to joining the Lindner Center of HOPE, Dr. Walter served as an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Cincinnati for eleven years. In this capacity, she was the Assistant Director of Psychiatry Residency Training, coordinator of the third and fourth year training programs, and staff psychiatrist at Central Clinic, a Hamilton County mental health center, serving as medical director of the Adult Services. During this time she was extensively involved in training psychiatric residents and medical students rotating on psychiatry clerkships.

For twelve years, Dr. Walter has worked in private practice caring for adults with a variety of psychiatric diagnoses. During this time, she maintained her connection with the University of Cincinnati as a Volunteer Assistant Professor of Psychiatry. In this capacity, she continued to supervise and provide lectures to third year psychiatric residents.

Areas of Specialty and Interest:

Mood disorders

Anxiety disorders

Postpartum onset depression and anxiety

Spirituality and mental health

Collaborative co-treatment

Ethics and boundaries in psychiatric treatment

Mental health recovery in victims of crime

Residency training