Taylor Andrews is an Associate Professional Clinical Counselor (APCC) #9995 and a National Certified Counselor #1601799 with an M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of San Diego. Taylor is employed by Cerebral and supervised by Melissa Querry, Licensed Clinical Social Worker #22745.
Taylor's experience includes helping clients with the following: stress management, depression, anxiety, relationship, and family conflicts, boundary setting, navigating intersectionality and multiracial identities, low self-esteem, communication style, and challenging negative narratives linked to traumatic experiences. Taylor has experience working in community outpatient clinics, private, research, and military settings working with children, adolescents, families, and adult individuals.
Taylor's goal is to create a genuine atmosphere that promotes self-acceptance and understanding, with the ultimate goal to improve client's self-awareness of factors and barriers that hinder and enhance personal growth.
Taylor uses the following modalities and interventions:
-Motivational Interviewing (MI)
-Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
-Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction
-Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
-Inner child work
In her spare time, Taylor enjoys practicing yoga, ballet, swimming, painting, and playing with her pet cat, Zephyr.
When you cannot control what is happening, challenge yourself to control the way you respond to what is happening. That is where your power is! - Unknown