Taylor Crudup is a graduate student at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, where she studies Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from North Carolina A&T State University in 2019. Her passion for mental health and desire to pursue a degree in the mental health field grew because of her drive to overcome personal struggles with trauma and mental illness. She believes that God, her resiliency, and training to date have prepared her with the tools needed to do this work.
Taylor has a heart for helping people transform their lives. Her holistic approach to counseling allows her to support each client as she holds space for all aspects of their diverse experiences. She uses a client-centered approach while integrating concepts from cognitive behavioral therapy that challenge her clients to consider how their thoughts impact their behavior. Taylor is passionate about working with adolescents and young adults navigating life transitions as well as those seeking to overcome depression, anxiety, and any experiences with trauma that are impacting their ability to heal. She believes that prioritizing the mind, body, and spirit is essential to maintaining a healthy lifestyle, finding balance, and experiencing peace.