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TAYLOR TICA, MA, LPCC

CEO and Lead Clinician

Taylor began her career in 2016 working with adolescents and their families providing crisis interventions and counseling. She uses a strengths-based approach that respects family decision-making regarding services for their child and honors the family’s cultural values and practices. After graduating from her Masters program, Taylor worked for the state of Nevada providing mental health treatment services for children with significant emotional and/or behavioral problems. Taylor, by means of empathy and normalization helped families achieve a greater level of connectedness. Upon moving to San Diego County Taylor completed her associateship in the non-profit sector providing adult individual and family counseling. She offered behavioral health services, prevention, mental health education and outreach to CalWORKs recipients. She addressed mental health issues that may affect individual's ability to move from welfare to work. Taylors training includes topics such as depression, anxiety, self-esteem, stress management, life skills, grief, and parenting skills. In addition, Taylor counseled high school and NCAA Division 1 college athletes by utilizing mindfulness, relaxation, and strengths based approach to teach competitors to remain calm under pressure, increase concentration, self-confidence, and achieve peak performance. Taylor currently works in private practice providing individual, family, and adolescent therapy. Taylor enjoys hiking and yoga and when possible incorporates movement and guided relaxation into her treatment.