MA, TLLP, LLC
Taylor Allen received her Masters of Arts in Counseling Psychology from Moody Theological
Seminary and a Bachelors of Arts in Counseling from Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, Illinois.
Taylor is a Temporary Limited Licensed Psychologist (TLLP) working towards becoming a
Limited Licensed Psychologist (LLP).
Taylor volunteered as a peer counselor at a pregnancy center, in which she counseled men and
women regarding parenting issues, marriage challenges, and healthy relationship issues.
Currently, Taylor serves alongside her husband who is a youth pastor over middle and high
school students. Taylor is passionate about pouring into teenagers who are struggling with
identity issues, depression, school issues, family issues, and anxiety. While Taylor lived in
Chicago, she peer counseled women who have escaped from human trafficking. During these
years, Taylor also peer counseled and taught English to refugees who had moved to Chicago and
were living in a safe home.
Taylor believes in empowering each person she talks to. She strives to make her counseling
space one that a client can feel comfortable and safe while sharing their experiences. She is easy
going and offers immense support. She believes that there is hope and healing that can come
from any situation. She loves to listen, problem solve, and encourage clients. Taylor specializes
in grief and loss, pre-marital and marital counseling, family, adolescents, depression, anxiety,
and life transitions. Taylor is also very passionate about helping diminish feelings of loneliness
that both men and women feel in everyday life.
Taylor believes that treatment approach varies by client and situation. She utilizes cognitive
behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, client centered therapy, psycho-
educational, biblical based psychotherapy.