Evolution Counseling Services, LLC.
Born and raised in Blair County, Taylor developed a passion for helping individuals in our rural community, and became determined that she would be a Clinical Psychologist one day. Taylor completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology through Mount Aloysius College in 2015, with specializations in counseling, expressive arts for healing, studio art, and criminal justice and addictions. While working as the Program Director for Evolution Expression’s Arts for Healing Program, Taylor has continued her graduate schooling and earned her Masters of Arts Degree in Psychology, with an emphasis in Clinical Psychology through Fielding Graduate University in 2020.
In continued pursuit of her dreams, Taylor is finishing her clinical training as a doctoral Clinical Psychology student with Fielding Graduate University. Taylor has completed her dissertation research titled, “Creative Work During the COVID-19 Pandemic”, and will beginning her final year as a predoctoral psychology intern at Rochester Institute of Technology’s Behavioral Health Clinic and Innovative Tech program in Rochester, New York. Here, she will receive advanced clinical training to prepare her for her future career as a Clinical Psychologist. Taylor will be graduating from her doctoral program at the end of June 2023.
In her free time, Taylor enjoys creating her own artwork, traveling, spending time with her family and friends, and quality time with her pets. At Evolution, Taylor focuses on providing a warm, welcoming, supportive, and therapeutic space that allows children and families to process trauma through imaginative platforms such as drawing, painting, and a variety of other creative modalities. In addition to this focus, Taylor is also a certified NCTI Crossroads and Real Colors facilitator, strength-based family worker, and is trained in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Taylor's long-term goals include: securing licensure as a Clinical Psychologist; working to grow and expand Evolution Counseling's scope and reach; and continuing a life of learning, research, and compassion toward others.