Meet our Team of Counselors

Holly Walker

Holly Walker, LPC, NCC

Holly has worked in the social work and counseling profession for 20+ years.  Most recently she is enjoying Private Practice at The Balanced Life, LLC and specializes in helping others work through life’s challenges.  Learn more...


Dana Hampson, MBA, BCC, LPC-S

Dana founded The Balanced Life in 2014 with her husband Randall to continue the journey she began over 17 years ago as a Licensed Professional Counselor helping people make positive changes in their lives. From her experience working with a wide array of clients, she has seen firsthand how small changes can make a big difference.
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Lindsey Sheckles, LPC

Lindsey holds a license as an Licensed Professional Counselor in Alabama. She attended Western Kentucky University where she received her Masters of Arts and Education in Counseling Degree. She is currently pursuing her PhD in Counseling Psychology. Learn more...


Michaela Whitehead, MS, NCC, LPC

Michaela Whitehead is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) as well as a National Certified Counselor (NCC) who originally began her clinical work in Memphis, TN. Michaela has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (2008) and a Master’s of Science in Counseling (2011), both from the University of Memphis. Michaela’s specialty areas of interest include eating disorders, trauma, and bereavement. Learn more...


Chelsea Edwards, RDN, LD

Chelsea Edwards is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) and Licensed Dietitian (LD) in the state of Alabama. Chelsea has a Bachelor of Science degree in Food and Nutrition from The University of Alabama and completed her dietetic internship through The University of Houston. She is currently pursuing her Master of Science degree in Clinical Nutrition through The University of Alabama. Chelsea works with clients to help them develop a healthy relationship with food.
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Holly Walker

Lindsey Hill, LPC, NCC

Lindsey is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a National Certified Counselor. She graduated from Auburn University in 2009 with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and completed her Master’s degree in Community Counseling in 2011 from The University of North Alabama. Learn more...