Mindfulness Walk & Talk


A free mindfulness walking series hosted by Daemion Counseling Center and Valley Forge Park Alliance, funded by REI.

Walk in the Valley Forge National Historical Park with therapists from Daemion Counseling Center and take steps toward positive mental health through movement in nature and conversation.

Mindfulness topics include deep breath control, body scan, finding stillness and more.

Tuesdays 5:45pm-6:45pm OR Fridays 3:00pm-4pm

This is a fast moving 3 mile walk on a mowed path. Participants should be able to navigate uneven surfaces with small protrusions.

Tuesday Dates

March 28
April 4
April 11
April 18
April 25
May 2

Friday Dates

March 31
April 7
April 14
April 21
April 28
May 5

Heather Burns
Heather is a certified school counselor (K-12), elementary school teacher(K-8), and Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC). She currently works as a senior adjunct counselor at Delaware County Community College. She has worked at every level of education: elementary, middle school, high school, college, and adult education.

Her undergraduate degree in Elementary Education is from Miami University in Oxford, OH, and her Masters degree in School Counseling was obtained from Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven, CT. For the past 7 years she has been a volunteer swim coach at the Upper Main Line Y. Since 2000 Heather has served as a generalist counselor in the school setting helping clients and their families with a full range of issues.

Susan Miller Alexander, NCC - Therapist
Susan is a Nationally Board Certified Counselor. She completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Miami University and her Masters in Community Counseling from Georgia State University. She has worked 10+ years counseling college students at DCCC with personal, career and academic concerns.

She uses an integrated approach to her work, combining an array of methodologies to help clients gain insight and understanding to their lives and overcome obstacles preventing them from living their best lives.