Amber Walczyk, LPCC

Telehealth Outpatient Therapist
Lindner Center of HOPE

Amber serves as a Telehealth Outpatient Therapist at the Lindner Center of HOPE.  She earned her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of Dayton in 2017. Prior to that, she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Oakland University in 2014. 

Amber has 6 years of clinical experience serving the needs of children, adolescents, young adults, and families in both Ohio and Pennsylvania.  She has worked in a variety of settings that include school, outpatient, youth partial hospitalization, and juvenile detention.  She also has experience providing counseling from a Christian perspective. Amber has a heart for serving children and adolescent populations navigating symptoms of anxiety, adjustment, depression, trauma, and anger.  

Amber uses a variety of treatment approaches including CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused CBT, and Motivational Interviewing.  She incorporates play and art-based activities into her work with the younger populations.  Amber likes to focus on the individual needs of each client and believes that everyone should have a safe space to process through life stressors and challenges.  She is passionate about coming alongside her clients in their pain and strives to provide an environment to which her clients feel empowered while working towards the therapeutic goals that they set for themselves.

Areas of Specialty and Interest:

 Pediatric/Adolescent Psychotherapy

 Anxiety Disorders

 Christian Counseling

 Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

 Motivational Interviewing

 Group Psychotherapy

 Family Counseling

 Cognitive Behavioral Therapy


 Life Transitions/Adjustment Disorders



  • 2014: B.A. Psychology, Oakland University, Rochester, MI
  • 2017: M.S.E Clinical Mental Health Counseling, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH
  • 2022: School Counseling Licensure Only Track, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH


  • Counseling Practicum and Internship (2016-2017) South Community Inc, Dayton, OH.

 Licensure and Certifications:

  • 2022 Licensed Professional Counselor (PA)
  • 2022 Educational Specialist I Elementary & Secondary School Counselor PK-12 (PA)
  • 2022 5-Year Professional Pupil Services License-OH School Counselor
  • 2019 Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (OH)
  • 2017 Licensed Professional Counselor (OH)