Katie Walker, MS, CTRS


Katie is a recreational therapist at the UF Health Florida Recovery Center in Gainesville. Katie received her master’s in parks, recreation and tourism management, with an emphasis in recreational therapy, from Clemson University. Katie also holds a bachelor’s in recreational therapy, as well as minors in psychology, youth development and medical sciences, from Indiana University. She has been a certified therapeutic recreation specialist (CTRS) since 2016.

Clinical areas of interest: Substance abuse, recreation and leisure, family leisure, veterans, and military families

Favorite quote: “If you can’t fly, run; if you can’t run, walk; if you can’t walk, crawl; but by all means, keep moving.” — Martin Luther King Jr