Jeff Walker, M.A., is a Qualified Mental Health Professional who has worked with youth at-risk for 15 years. J.Walker (stage name) is a counselor, a poet, a performer, an emcee, a teacher, a motivational speaker, an author and a healer. He is most proud of introducing the world to Rhymecology®, which is in essence "rap therapy"
or "hip-hop therapy". Rhymecology uses hip-hop culture as a therapeutic/educational tool through programs, workshops, media, music and literature. Rhymecology helps people become empowered and feel better about themselves and the world they live in.
Jeff Walker conducts presentations, groups and seminars worldwide and regularly speaks at Youth seminars for Mental Health organizations, Music Business Conferences, and Corporations. His message is always one of inspiration, self-empowerment and positivity. He can bring his messages through many guises, whether it be as an artist/poet with spoken word pieces or songs; a presentation on how Rhymecology can help Youth, a Training program to use Rhymecology, or conducting a full interactive workshop for teens and adults.
For Mental Health organizations, Jeff Walker offers Rhymecology presentations, training for Mental Health professionals to use Rhymecology, workshops for Youth and live performances. As a qualified mental health counselor with an Educational Psychology Masters Degree, Walker offers a combination of his expertise, real day-to-day experience, and creative inspiration, to provide various products and services for your organization or event.
For companies, his guest speaking spot brings life to any company event, training seminar, or team building day. Jeff Walker performs select spoken word pieces designed around your theme, and can write tailor-made pieces just for you. As a qualified counselor with a Masters Degree, Jeff Walker is experienced and versatile in his performances, based on team building, staff morale, and inspiration.
Rhymecology's unique perspective is brought to life in these two books. "The Therapist Guide: Using Hip-Hop to Heal" is the only book on the market which breaks down step by step how to apply Rap Therapy. Whether you are a therapist, counselor, or mentor, this game changing guide will lead you from A-Z when working with youth who love hip-hop culture.
"The Art of Hip-Hop Lyrics" has been toted by legends like DJ Premier and Krs-One as a "must for any upcoming lyricist". The book breaks down the intricacies of hip-hop lyrics, concepts and story telling.
Importantly, J.Walker is a WRITER. Check out his blog. Check out his Art of Rhyming SITE