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Tue Oct 26th, 2021 @ 7:32pm
Lieutenant Gracelyn Walker
Name Gracelyn Marie Walker
Position Chief Counselor
|Hair Color||strawberry blond|
|Eye Color||light brown|
|Physical Description||Gracelyn is shorter than average. She has long blond hair, no tattoos or piercings. First impressions are a everything to Gracelyn. She strives to make it memorable.|
Personality & Traits
|General Overview||Gracelyn is kind and compassionate. She likes being with people on a personal setting but isn’t one to be the center of attention or the life of the party.|
|Strengths & Weaknesses||Strengths:
Non judgemental in that she is open to each patient as they are. She puts herself in their position mentally so that she can identify with them and be more empathetic.
She does not believe in solving their problems but rather assists them in finding the way to a solution.
Gracelyn is one hundred percent with her patient when in a session, leaving everything else out. She is flexible in that while she believes past case history may help there is no textbook answer.
Gracelyn is trained to treat most species, understands their cultures, beliefs and ways of life.
She is very confidential. Never discusses her patients with others.
Gracelyn has been accused and admits that she has a hard time turning off the counselor in herself.
She has a hard time letting go when a patient does not or cannot be helped by her. Loss of someone takes a while for her to get over.
Dismisses her own wants and needs for others. Has a hard time making herself relax and tell patients to make an appointment.
|Ambitions||To help others in the game of life.|
|Hobbies & Interests||Reading, movies, games of all kinds. Hikes but was never good at sports.|
|Personal History||Gracelyn grew up on Sperious Colony. Her mother was a scientist and worked helping plant trees and vegetation for the colonists to use for Food source. Her father was on town council as well as security, protecting the colonists.
Gracelyn's parents knew when she was a young child she was meant to help people. She would sit and listen when the adults were talking and offer unwanted advice.
She was barely twelve when her Vulcan school teacher informed her parents that she was too smart for her grade. Gracelyn was highly intelligent, both academically as well as having a knack for knowing what to say to people.
When Gracelyn was fifteen she graduated from high school and with her parents support she applied and was accepted at a specialized school where she could study and learn about different species. This would help her in her career as a counselor as she needed to have the understanding and empathy in order to aide her patients. She soon left home and headed to Earth where she studied for several years in New York.
Gracelyn went to Stanford, CA to study psychology. After gaining her bachelors degree she went to Starfleet Academy, where she earned her masters. Gracelyn enjoyed her years there. Her studies were hard and took up a lot of her free time but she always managed to find time to hang out with friends.
Upon graduation, Gracelyn accepted an assignment on the USS Marquette. She was fortunate to serve under a seasoned chief counselor who guided her and helped her earn a promotion.
Gracelyn was transferred to the USS Torrello whee she served at Assistant Chief Counselor. During her time there she found herself kept busy after the ship suffered the loss of a team of officers, including their captain. Her empathy and ability to help crew move forward gained her a promotion and transfer to the USS Independence.