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John G. Taylor

John G. Taylor

Adjunct Professor

taylorj@lasalle.edu

215.991.2274


John G. Taylor, MACC, LPC is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Philadelphia, PA.  He counsels individuals, couples and families that are dealing with depression, anxiety, suicidal ideations, and sexual identity. John is passionate about educational initiatives that address sexual violence and domestic violence. John has a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and Master’s Degree in Christian Counseling. John is currently enrolled in the Dual Masters and PhD in Human Sexuality Studies Program at Widener University. His book entitled: A Pocket Guide For Young Men Without Fathers was released January 30, 2018. John is a member of the American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHC).

Areas of Expertise

  • Domestic Violence
  • Sexuality
  • Spirituality
  • Couples Counseling
  • Family Conflicts
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Depression
  • Substance Abuse

Education

  • Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice- Fayetteville State University
  •  Masters Degree in Christian Counseling – Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary
  • Dual Master’s and PhD Program in Human Sexuality Studies- Widener University (currently enrolled)

Teaching

  •  La Salle University- Public Health Department ,
  • Courses: Violence Prevention and Control (PHLT 315/615)
  • La Salle University-  Public Health Department, Course: Race, Ethnicity and Public Health (PHLT 489/639)
  • Drexel University – Couples and Family Therapy Department – Course: Addictions in the Family
  • Drexel University- Couples and Family Therapy Department – Course: Family Violence

Publications

  1. Taylor, J.G (2013). Dying for Acceptance: Suicide rates in the LGBTQ Community. “The Reality Corner”; Psychology Today Magazine. March 19, 2013.
  2. Taylor, J.G. (2013). Behind the Veil: Inside the Mind of Men That Abuse Their Intimate Partners. “The Reality Corner”; The Psychology Today Magazine. Feb. 19, 2013.
  3. Taylor, J.G. (2010). Who’s Grooming Your Child? A Realistic Look into Child Molestation. “The Reality Corner”; Divine Inspirations Magazine. Sept. 1, 2010.
  4.  Taylor, J.G. (2010). The Cost of War: Post-Traumatic Disorder. “The Reality Corner”; Divine Inspirations Magazine. July 1, 2010.
  5. Taylor, J.G. (2010). Hey, Where are You? The Call for Mentoring in Our Communities. “The Reality Corner”; Divine Inspirations Magazine. May 1, 2010.
  6. Taylor, J.G. (2010). So Who Does it Hurt? Abortion – Let’s Have a Conversation. “The Reality Corner”; Divine Inspirations Magazine. April l 1, 2010.
  7. Taylor, J.G. (2010). Is Your Church in Prison? The Importance of Prison Ministries. “The Reality Corner”; Divine Inspirations Magazine. March 1, 2010.
  8. Taylor, J.G. (2010). The Emotional Cost of Caring for Others: The World of Compassion Fatigue. “The Reality Corner”; Divine Inspirations Magazine. February 1, 2010.
  9. Taylor, J.G. (2010). Are You a Lender or Borrower? It’s Time for Entrepreneurship. “The Reality Corner”; Divine Inspirations Magazine. January 1, 2010.
  10. Taylor, J.G. (2009). Happy Holidays: But Is It Really? “The Reality Corner”; Divine Inspirations Magazine. December 1, 2009.
  11. Taylor, J.G. (2009). Living: Yes, Living in the Midst of Life’s Transitions. “The Reality Corner”; Divine Inspirations Magazine. November 1, 2009.
  12. Taylor, J.G. (2009). The Debate of Health Care Reform: What Would Jesus Do? “The Reality Corner”; Divine Inspirations Magazine. October 1, 2009.
  13. Taylor, J.G. (2009). Behind the Veil, Inside the Mind of Men That Abuse. (Cover story). “The Reality Corner”; Divine Inspirations Magazine. September 1, 2009.
  14. Taylor, J.G. (2009). When a Parent Dies: The Grieving Process. “The Reality Corner”; Divine Inspirations Magazine. August 1, 2009.
  15. Taylor, J.G. (2009). Where Are They? The Community of the Mentally Ill in Our Churches. “The Reality Corner”; Divine Inspirations Magazine. July 1, 2009.

Books

  1. Taylor, J. & Somers, I. (2018). Pocket Guide for Young Men without Fathers: Important Life Lessons.  New York, NY. Skyhorse Publishing.

Presentations

  1. Taylor, J.G. (2017, July). Let’s Talk: The Unspoken Language – The Art of Counseling African American Men and The Role that Sexuality Plays in their Lives. Presentation: North Carolina Sexuality Conference, Raleigh, NC.
  2. Taylor, J.G. (2016, Jan). Reducing Suicidality in the LBGTQ Community; what can we do better? Presentation: Mays Landing Community College, Mays Landing, NJ
  3. Taylor, J.G. (2014, July).  Let’s Talk: The Therapeutic Counseling of African American     Men and the Struggles/Paradoxes They Face in Their Relationships with Their Mothers and Intimate Partners. Presentation: Belmont Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
  4. Taylor, J.G. (2014, April).  Let’s Talk: The Therapeutic Counseling of African American     Men and the Struggles/Paradoxes They face in Their Relationships with Their Mothers and Intimate Partners. Presentation: Senator Vincent Hughes Breaking the Silence Conference, Philadelphia, PA
  5. Taylor, J.G. (2014, April).  On Her Own: Therapeutic Counseling Approaches with Single African American Mothers Raising Their Children Alone. Presentation: Senator Vincent Hughes Breaking the Silence Conference, Philadelphia, PA
  6. Taylor, J.G. (2013, June).  Let’s Talk: The Therapeutic Counseling of African American Men and the Struggles/Paradoxes They face in their Relationships with Their Mothers and Intimate Partners. Presentation: Black Men’s Conference; St. Paul MN.
  7. Taylor, J.G. (2013, March).  Let’s Talk: The Therapeutic Counseling of African American Men and the Struggles/Paradoxes They Face in Their Relationships with Their Mothers and Intimate Partners. Presentation: RJJ Behavioral Health, Philadelphia, PA.
  8. Taylor, J.G. (2013, February).  Let’s Talk: The Therapeutic Counseling of African American Men and the Struggles/Paradoxes They face in Their Relationships with Their Mothers and Intimate Partners. Presentation: Cathedral International Church, Perth Amboy, NJ.
  9. Taylor, J.G. (2012, September).  Let’s Talk: The Unspoken Language – The Art of Counseling African American Men. Presentation: Youth Advocate Program, Philadelphia, PA.
  10. Taylor, J.G. (2012, June).  Let’s Talk: The Unspoken Language – The Art of Counseling African American Men. Presentation: Health Annex Behavioral Health, Philadelphia, PA.
  11. Taylor, J.G. (2012, June).  Let’s Talk: The Unspoken Language – The Art of Counseling African American Men. Presentation: Sources for Human Services, Holiday Inn, Cherry Hill, NJ.
  12. Taylor, J.G. (2012, June).  The Paradoxical Relationship between Single Mothers and Their Older Sons. Presentation: Sources for Human Services, Holiday Inn, Cherry Hill, NJ.