Dr. Timothy Walker

To heal is to reclaim already existing wholeness. The Healing Circle is a container of loving-kindness that holds you and honors all of you just as you are so that you can awaken to the light of your own true nature and flourish in the world.


Dr. Walker, healer and co-founder of the Healing and Cancer Foundation, has provided the spiritual guidance for the vision and delivery of supportive offerings to those on a cancer journey, through the work of the foundation.

He has worked to integrate mindfulness and the psychology of meditation into psychotherapy, education, and healthcare for over 30 years. With a private practice in psychotherapy and mindfulness based stress reduction clinic in Halifax, he teaches meditation retreats and mindfulness workshops across North America. Topics of particular interest Dr. Walker include; mindfulness within a healthcare setting, loving kindness meditation retreats, and healing circles. His audiences range from government agencies, private organizations, to individuals. He often is called upon to offer talks which combine meditation and keynote address.

Co-founder of the Healing and Cancer Foundation, he has worked with Nva Scotia Department of Health, taught at Dalhousie University, Acadia University, the Counselor Training Institute and within the Shambhala community. He recently co-authored the highly acclaimed book, The Healing Circle: Integrating science, wisdom, and compassion in reclaiming wholeness on the cancer journey.

Visit Dr. Walker’s website at The Healing Circle.