About Us - The Balanced Life

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Over the past decade, The Balanced Life has become the premier provider of counseling, training, practice building and health and movement coaching services. Founded in 2014, we have steadily grown and expanded our services to better meet the needs of our community. From children to older adults, to couples and families, we are here to help people deal with the variety of challenges we may face at different points in our lifetimes.

Why choose The Balanced Life?

We have a therapeutic team consisting of talented and seasoned professionals who are skilled in working with different areas and client populations. When you make your first phone call to us, you’ll realize that we are a warm, engaging group of women who are committed to client well-being and support. When you come to our office you’ll immediately feel peaceful and welcome. We strive to provide an environment that is conducive to personal exploration and growth.

What you will gain from working with us...

We have helped countless people re-evaluate their priorities, determine goals, then motivate them to see those goals through to success. We will listen to your needs and partner with you to come up with a plan to help you reach your potential. We focus on what's right about our clients, rather than what's wrong, and use our strength-focused approach to make the counseling/client relationship positive and inspiring. If you're ready to live the life that you've always dreamed of, give us a call. 256-258-7777. We're here for you!

Meet Our Team of Professionals

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Holly Walker

Holly Walker, LPC-S, NCC

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Holly is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and National Certified Counselor (NCC) and often says she did not choose the counseling profession, it chose her. Holly holds a Master of Arts degree in professional counseling from Argosy University, Nashville, which paved the way for her to help others through life’s challenges. She believes that acceptance and a trusting therapeutic relationship is the key to any progress or growth. Learn more...

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Laura Boothe

Laura Boothe, ALC

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Laura is an Associate Licensed Counselor under the supervision of Stacie Scherer (license #833). She received her Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Richmont Graduate University in Chattanooga, TN. Laura strives to offer a safe and non-judgmental space to explore mental health issues, relational pain, and traumas. Laura has experience with Person Centered, Solution Focused, Acceptance and Commitment, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapies and has certificates in Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Gottman level 1, and Integrative Somatic Trauma Therapy.  Learn more...

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Gina Mullins

Gina Mullins, LPC

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Gina is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) as well as a Registered Play Therapist. She earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from The University of Alabama and completed her master’s in clinical psychology at Auburn University Montgomery in 2009. She has an array of experience working with adolescents, teens, adults, and couples. Gina views counseling as a relationship with the goal being to help clients be the best, most authentic version of themselves. Learn more...