Dr. Walker earned her master’s degree in health psychology, and her doctorate in clinical psychology with an emphasis in exercise and sport psychology, and is a licensed clinical psychologist. Barbara is a regular presenter at local and national professional conferences and workshops, has authored multiple chapters in professional texts, and is a regular contributor to national periodicals.
She has appeared as a guest expert on multiple radio and television programs. She currently serves on the board of directors for the Cincinnati Flying Pig marathon. She is a member of both the American Psychological Association and Association of Applied Sport Psychology, as well as a member of the sport psychology registry with the United States Olympic Committee.
Barbara demonstrates a lifelong passion for peak performance principles applying them in her professional life and personal life as a former competitive athlete in the sports of marathon, triathlon, duathlon, and cycling.