Paris Taylor, LCSW-C, LICSW is a Clinical Social Worker in Columbia. She works with adults of all ages. Many of Paris’ clients come in to address Trauma, Anxiety, Depression, Life transitions and Cultural (multi-racial/blended families/racism, etc.). Paris is particularly passionate about serving BIPOC, LGBTQIA, Military, and members of Urban communities. She also has advanced training in the area of Anxiety and Depressive Disorders.
Paris is trained in DBT, CBT, Psychodynamic therapy, ACT, Mindfulness and strengths-based approach. Paris uses the therapeutic relationship to evaluate patterns by reviewing emotions, thoughts, beliefs and early life experiences. In session, Paris focuses on deep breathing exercises, body movement, meditation, journaling, self-soothing exploration, horticulture, nature walks, vision board creation and other creative activities. These approaches encourage clients to feel more relaxed and present which encourages them to make decisions more aligned with their values.
Paris' style is person centered, non-judgmental, engaging, active and goal-oriented. When clients first start therapy, they will establish a strong therapeutic relationship and provide a comfortable environment where they feel safe and heard.
Paris received her MSW from University of South Florida. She has worked with children in foster care, at-risk youth and their stakeholders to help create healthy future outcomes. Outside of private practice, Paris’ hobbies include, hiking, camping, motorcycle riding and watching sports. Paris is currently offering in-person and telehealth sessions.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Caregiver stress & support - Coping with anxiety, stress, fatigue, and burnout related to caring for a loved one; balancing the needs of others with one's own needs and health
Communication issues - Developing effective interpersonal skills in relationships withpartners, families, and co-workers; using healthy methods of communication to convey needs and respond to others
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
Stress management - Strengthening effective ways of coping with the stress of life and change; managing expectations of self and others
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Years of Experience: 6 years
GreenSpace Counseling, LLC, Owner , 2021 - Present
Youth In Transition School , School Social Worker , 2019 - 2021
Bayada Home Health , Medical Social Worker , 2017 - 2019
Kinship Services, Inc., In--Home Counselor , 2015 - 2017
University of South Florida, MSW, 2015
Howard University , Bachelors in Arts, 2011
Fayetteville Technical Community College, Associates in Arts , 2009
Washington DC: LC50082588