Dr. Kerrie Taylor is an assistant professor of counseling and a licensed professional counselor. She received her M.A. in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Central Florida and her Ph.D. in Counselor Education from Idaho State University. She has worked with clients across the life span, while specializing in counseling adults with severe and persistent mental illness who are involved with the criminal justice system and adults with co-occurring disorders. Dr. Taylor also enjoys collaborating with interdisciplinary professionals for research, education, and advocacy efforts. She has presented at several national, state, and local conferences on topics including neuroscience, pedagogy, integrating technology with clinical supervision, and frequently facilitates professional trainings.
Dr. Taylor currently has articles in submission to national journals and is drafting an article regarding ethical gatekeeping practices in counselor education. Her current research interests include critical pedagogical interventions, gatekeeping practices in counselor education, technology in the classroom and supervision, and ethical decision-making. Dr. Taylor is an enthusiastic researcher, and is particularly interested in qualitative methodologies and mixed-method studies. She has experience teaching classes across the mental health core curriculum and particularly enjoys teaching diagnosis, ethics, and techniques.
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