Ellen L. Walker.


An Insider's Guide to Childfree Living by Choice or by Chance

2nd Edition

About The Book


2nd Edition

In Complete Without Kids, Licensed Clinical Psychologist Ellen L. Walker examines the often-ignored question of what it means to be childfree, by choice or by circumstance, in a family-focused society. Recognizing that there is no one childfree adult, the author guides the reader through the positive and negative aspects of childfree living, taking into consideration the different issues faced by men or women, couples or singles, whether gay or straight. As a woman who is childfree by choice, Walker draws upon her personal experience while also offering the reader numerous interviews with other childfree adults, revealing behind-the-scenes factors that influenced their personal journeys. 

About The Author

Ellen L. Walker PhD

Ellen Walker was born and raised in Jackson, Mississippi, living in Japan, Maine, and North Carolina, before settling down in Washington State in 1991.  She received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Seattle Pacific University, and has a busy psychology practice in Bellingham, Washington.  The most enjoyable part of her job is having the opportunity to listen, a lost art in our busy culture.

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