As her private practice soared, in 2010 she was diagnosed with fibromyalgia. Dr. Imani is a lifelong fitness fanatic who consistently lifts weight, crushes cardio and practices yoga.The diagnosis triggered an even deeper and intentional relationship with health and fitness. She completely revamped her diet, began meditating and adopted a paleo lifestyle focusing on organic and anti-inflammatory foods.
Currently, she specializes in caring for acutely ill psychiatric patients including those with eating disorders and providing mental health care to homeless and indigent populations. Dr. Walker also provides counsel regarding the emotional impact of racism on people of color, hailing from a mixed race Black Jamaican and Chinese family herself.
Audiences around the globe gravitate towards her due to her witty personality and mastery in connecting with anyone, anywhere. Her technical expertise paired with her natural ability to explain complicated solutions in mental health transforms lives and empowers women. She is also a highly sought after beauty influencer and loves sharing her favorite products and beauty routine. Her routine includes the Ayurvedic practice of the oil cleansing method for her face and oil pulling to keep her teeth bright and sparkling!
She shines through her work and her writing. Dr. Walker is a thought leader in mental health, holistic wellness and conquering the demanding lifestyle of being a doctor, mother, wife and TV Personality. She has been featured as an expert Psychiatrist in Essence Magazine, The Grio, Gawker and The Root to name a few. Dr. Walker lives in Los Angeles with her husband and son and is currently a cast member of “Married To Medicine: Los Angeles” debuting on Bravo Network in March 2019.