Taylor is a registered mental health intern who earned her Master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of Central Florida in 2021. She is a non-dogmatic therapist who believes the best approach to life is with flexibility and a good sense of humor. While enrolled at UCF, Taylor gained experience counseling at UCF's Community Counseling and Research Center and as a student intern at Zebra Coalition, where she provided individual and group therapy to youth and adolescents in the LGBTQIA+ community.
In addition to her M.A., she has her Bachelor of Science in Sports and Exercise Science from the University of Central Florida. While enrolled in undergrad, she completed her first 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training and spent the last decade teaching, practicing, and deepening her understanding of yoga as a healing system. In 2019, Taylor became an “experienced registered yoga teacher (E-RYT)" at the 500-hour level which is fancy language to say she has completed many trainings and has taught thousands of hours of yoga classes.
Taylor operates through philosophical and holistic lenses. She utilizes the clients’ own insight and innate self-knowledge to develop goals and treatment plans geared towards health, contentment, and wholeness. She pulls from a variety of therapeutic approaches based on the clients needs and preferences.
Taylor integrates her counseling education and experience, knowledge of yoga, her love of the outdoors, and her life-long involvement with nerd culture to provide tailored approaches to each individual she has the pleasure of working with. She believes that her job is not to provide answers and solutions for the client, but to collaboratively and equitably aid them in mindfully navigating the journey of their life.
Taylor has a personal interest or experience in:
Trauma Sensitive Yoga