Amanda Talley

Meet Amanda Talley, a Licensed Professional Counselor and Outdoor Educator who brings a unique blend of therapeutic expertise and outdoor adventure to her work at Innovation360. With a passion for integrating nature into counseling sessions, Amanda offers hiking and walking sessions as part of her private practice, providing clients with an alternative way to explore personal growth and healing.

Since joining the i360 team in 2013, Amanda has been dedicated to helping adults, adolescents, and families navigate through challenges such as eating disorders, mood disorders, substance abuse, trauma, and self-harm behaviors. Her belief in the transformative power of nature is reflected in her favorite quote by John Muir, emphasizing the profound connection between humanity and the natural world. Learn more more about her passion for outdoor therapy on her personal website- Wildernew


  • Favorite quote: “In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.” – John Muir
  • Craziest college job: Nothing crazy, but I had the opportunity to be a live-in nanny to a family with four kids and I loved it!
  • Show & Tell item: My dog, Hobbes. He has tiger stripes and is ridiculously cute.
  • Biggest fear: Ceasing to learn and grow.
  • Greatest achievement: A month of backpacking and rock climbing in the Wind River Range of Wyoming through the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS).
  • Favorite workout song: A great remix of Justin Timberlake or Khalid at Pure Barre.


  • Eating disorders and issues with food
  • Family members of someone with an eating disorder
  • Depression/Anxiety
  • Life transitions
  • Identity
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Difficulty with motivation
  • Christian & existential issues
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)


  • Adolescents (14+)
  • Young Adults
  • Adults
  • Parents
  • Business Professionals


  • Masters in Counseling through Dallas Theological Seminary (DTS)
  • Outdoor Educator through the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS)