Walter Thamsten, LMHC, NCC earned his Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling and his Education Specialist Degree from Florida Atlantic University. Walter has been a licensed mental health counselor and Qualified Supervisor for over 10 years. Walter has served as program director at both substance abuse and mental health clinics in South Florida and is well versed in co-occurring disorders, trauma, and family systems. Walter has worked with families, couples, and youth in both clinical and school settings. Walter has served as a State of Florida court mediator and parent coordinator as well as corporate employee assistance program consultation with risk assessment and crisis interventions. Walter is fluent in Portuguese, Spanish, and French.