Doctoral Student Assistant, Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern

Education

PhD Candidate, Counseling and Counselor Education, University of Florida
MA, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Rollins College
Certificate in College/University Counseling, Rollins College

Professional Interests

Taylor’s clinical, research, and teaching interests include identity work, women’s issues, inner child/family systems, holistic healing/mindfulness, trauma recovery, crisis intervention, counselor development, intersectional feminism, self-compassion, and Generation Z college students.

Approach to Therapy

Taylor’s approach to therapy emphasizes the power of the therapeutic relationship, meaningful connection, and authenticity. Her philosophy is person-centered focused, with humanistic intervention and understanding through feminist and multicultural considerations.

Approach to Supervision

Taylor’s approach to supervision is akin to her counseling approach, focusing on developmental, social, and relational factors that are helpful to the supervisee understanding themselves in context of greater systems and identities. Her supervision hinges on interpersonal flexibility necessary in the learning process through being both a mentor, teacher, and counselor.

Approach to Wellness

Taylor enjoys humor any way she can find it, whether it be watching comedy specials, laughing with friends, or making herself laugh. Taylor believes in the power of being connected to the world, whether that is reading biographies or being grounded in nature for a walk with her pup, Scooter.

Other Activities

Taylor is a National Certified Counselor and was recently named the ACCA emerging leader for 2020-2021.