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Fabiola Jean Taylor

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Biography

Dr. Fabiola Jean Taylor joined the California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP) at Alliant International University in 2019. She currently serves as Assistant Professor in the Clinical Psy.D. program at CSPP, Los Angeles. Dr. Jean Taylor teaches foundational pre-doctoral courses, including Intercultural Processes & Human Diversity, Clinical Interviewing, Child/Adolescent Clinical Interventions, and Psychodiagnostic Assessment. She also serves as the Clinical Health Psychology Emphasis coordinator for both faculty and students, as well as the coordinator for all Intercultural Processes & Human Diversity courses. 

Dr. Jean Taylor has attended numerous clinical rotations internationally, briefly studying Autism Spectrum Disorders in Cambridge, United Kingdom, and serving clinically as a behavioral health provider in Guayaquil, Ecuador and in the rural town of Thika, of central Kenya.  Dr. Jean Taylor has worked as a disease control and prevention educator internationally and her research contributions have focused on improvement of education quality and graduation outcomes in primary schools in the United States and internationally. Her research and program development contributions include the creation of the fully executed Black Mental Health Graduate Academy at William James College, aimed at recruiting and retaining Black graduate students. Dr. Jean Taylor’s clinical training background centers on Complex Pediatric Trauma, Behavioral Health, with an emphasis on Global Mental Health Perspectives, and Forensic Psychology, with a certification in Child & Family Forensics. Additional training areas include Trauma Informed Child-Parent Psychotherapy (TI-CPP) and Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). 

Dr. Jean Taylor completed her postdoctoral fellowship training in the Suffolk County Juvenile Court system, conducting emergency and extended specialized assessments of children and families in the Greater Boston Metropolitan Area. She has taught as adjunct faculty at William James College, teaching Introduction to Behavioral Neuroscience and Mental Health Disparities: Multicultural & Global Perspectives. Dr. Jean Taylor has served as a leader and member on numerous professional committees and networks, and her contributions to the field have culminated in the development of various educational programs. Dr. Jean Taylor has held professional affiliations with, among others, the American Psychological Association and the Haitian Mental Health Network.  Additionally, Dr. Jean Taylor has been known to offer her services in support of Haitian communities, as well as cognitive testing consultation services for Haitian immigrant families served by the Brenner Center for Psychological Assessment. 

Dr. Jean Taylor’s professional interests include holistic healing, public health, complex childhood trauma, and mentorship.  She is a trained yoga instructor and has completed training with the Benson-Henry Mind-Body Institute Stress Management and Resiliency Training Program. She uses this complimentary training background to incorporate numerous mind-body techniques in her clinical practice. Dr. Jean Taylor has also served as an auxiliary board member for the Big Sister Association of Greater Boston: Diversity Council, supporting underserved communities of young girls and women by working towards closing the racial gap in the mentor-mentee matching process. Dr. Jean Taylor has presented her research on numerous academic forums, including Boston College’s Institute for the Study and Promotion of Race and Culture, and continues to look forward to her role in support of the promotion of historically marginalized and underserved individuals through the lens of clinical psychology and behavioral health. 

Professional Interests
  • Childhood Trauma, Complex Trauma
  • Holistic Practices / Complimentary / Behavioral Medicine Interventions
  • Public Health, Disease Control and Prevention, both National & Global Perspectives
  • Mother Wound and Motherhood Healing, Parent Mental Health / Support
  • Spirituality
  • Parapsychology
  • Mindfulness / Mindful Awareness / Consciousness
  • Mentorship for Youth and Young Adults of Color
  • National and International Education Systems
  • Multicultural Issues Among Children and Families
  • Program Development
  • Generalized Self-efficacy, Stress, and Trauma
  • Biopsychosocial / Humanistic / Ecological Perspectives
Education and Certifications
  • PsyD, Clinical Psychology, William James College
  • MA, Counseling Psychology & Primary Care, Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology
  • BA, Northeastern University
Courses
Child/Adolescent Clinical Interventions
Clinical Interviewing
Intercultural Processes & Human Diversity
Introduction to Behavioral Neuroscience
Mental Health Disparities: Multicultural & Global Perspectives
Psychodiagnostic Assessment