Counselor Taylor, MA, LPC, NCC

Location(s): Jasper

Taylor joined the Garrett Counseling team in 2023, but she has been working in the mental health field for over 3 years! She is a Licensed Professional Counselor. Taylor has a Bachelor’s degree and a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, both from the University of North Alabama.

Taylor enjoys working with all age groups, but she specifically enjoys working with all age groups from children, adolescents, teens and adults of all ages. She has experience working with clients facing problems with depression, anxiety, trauma, self-esteem, and adjustment to life’s challenges. She commonly uses a combination of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Person Centered Therapy, Play Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy and Strengths Based Therapy. Taylor says, “These different therapeutic approaches may show up in session based on the clients need whether it is through education, different therapeutic activities or processing. My goal is to meet my clients where they are and help them find their best selves.”

 

Highlights -
National Board of Certified Counselors, Alabama Counseling Association
Taylor practices wellness by spending time with loved ones and her pups, bass fishing, finding new places to eat, and taking naps. She has two black labs, named Coosa and Maggie. A few interesting facts to help you get to know Taylor better: Taylor enjoys reading but often prefers podcasts over books, but she enjoys short story children's books because everyone can find someway to relate to them. She finds a special connection with Katniss Evergreen from The Hunger Games because Katniss is self-reliant, fights for her loved ones, and uses her skills and talents to solve problems.