email Taylord_life(at)cogeco.ca


Helping to piece your dreams together!
Shelley C. Taylor, M.A., RP

Curriculum Vitae

 

Education

Northcentral University, Prescott Valley, Az.                                            

Current

          Doctorial Candidate in Psychology

          Concentrations: Psychology, Social Psychology

Carleton University, Ottawa, On.

2009

          Masters in Psychology

 

Nipissing University, North Bay, On

2004

          Bachelor of Arts, Honours (with Distinction) in Psychology                            

 

Gemological Institute of America, Carlsbad, CA

1986

          Graduate Jeweller Gemologist                                                                                    

 

Thesis

·  Honours Thesis: “Relationship Of Personal Cognitive Schemas To The Labelling Of A Profound Emotional Experience As Religious-Mystical Or Aesthetic”, 2004.

·  Master’s Thesis: “Exploring God Concepts among Christian, Muslim and New Age Participants”, 2009.

Publications, papers and presentations

·     Taylor, S. & Stange, K. (2006).“Relationship of Personal Cognitive Schemas to the Labelling of a Profound Emotional  Experience as Religious-Mystical or Aesthetic”. Empirical Studies of the Arts, 26(1), 35-47.and presented at The XIX Congress of the International Association of Empirical Aesthetics, Avignon, France.

·     Taylor, S. & Davis, C. (2010).  Exploring God Concepts among Christian, Muslim and New Age Participants. Unpublished manuscript, Department of Psychology, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada.

Awards

·   Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)

2004

·    J. W. Trusler award, Nipissing University

 

2005

Related Experience

A Taylor’d Life, Huntsville, Ontario                                                                                                   2008-Current

-Therapist / Counsellor

·      Treat mental disorders and behavioural problems.

·      Development therapeutic treatment plan

·      Conduct individual sessions with client.

·      Facilitate group sessions.

·      Offer Psycho-educational Seminars for various mental health topics.

·      Provide therapy for Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for  Aspiria, Ceridian, Network Advantage, and Optima Global Health. 

-   Assisting clients with concerns regarding such as mild to moderate symptoms of mental illness (i.e., depression, anxiety, ADHD), as well as issues with personal relationships, grief and loss, stress, and general life skills. 

-   Provide brief, solution-focused therapy primarily using Narrative and CBT therapy approaches.

-   The goal is to assist employees with concerns that affect their work environments by developing improved coping strategies for work related stress, co-worker conflicts and other problems in the work environment.


Muskoka Parry Sound Community Mental Health Services, Bracebridge, Ontario                              2010-2016

-Mental Health Crisis Triage Intake Worker

·      Provide on-call crisis intervention (both during working hours and after hours)

·      Evaluate and determine appropriate interventions for both the client and/or families

·      Advocating for clients

·      Case Management

·      Provide Psychoeducation

·      Hospital and on-site Mental Health assessment and support

·      Provide Crisis Risk assessment and consultation to hospital emergency rooms / primary physicians

·      Provide brief, solution-focused therapy primarily using Narrative and CBT therapy approaches


Burk's Falls Family Health Team
, Burk's Falls, Ontario                                                                             2013-2015

-Mental Health Therapist

·      Provide individual counselling
·      Facilitate psycho-educational  support group
·      Case management
·      On-site assessment and support
·      Provide consultation to primary physicians
·      Provide brief, solution-focused therapy primarily CBT therapy approaches

  

Training and Certificates

·     Addiction Studies, TAPE Educational Services, ............................................................ 2010

·     Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)................................................... 2011

·     Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM)................................................................ 2011

·     Death Notification Training, by MADD......................................................................... 2011

·     Hospice Training, by Hospice Association of Ontario ................................................... 2011

·     Strengths-Based CBT, by Dr. Christine Padesky ............................................................ 2014

·     Professional Practice and Jurisprudence, by CRPO.....................................................  2015

·     Effective Single Session Counselling by Dr. Heather J. Hair........................................   2015

Languages

·     English – native language

Affiliations

·     American Psychological Association (APA) -- Student Associate

·     Ontario Association of Consultants, Counsellors, Psychometrists and Psychotherapists (OACCPP) – Student Associate

 ·     Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) -- Student Associate

 ·     College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO) -- Registered Psychotherapist