Andrea N. Taylor, PhD
- Clinical Interests:
- Anxiety, Depression, Individuals Coping with Health Issues, Grief, Women’s Health Issues, Stress
Boston University Graduate School of Art & Science, 2006
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 2010
Dr. Andrea Taylor is an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).
Dr. Taylor’s primary treatment orientation is cognitive behavioral therapy. She also has training and utilizes motivational interviewing, acceptance and commitment therapy, and cognitive behavioral analysis systems of psychotherapy.
Dr. Taylor sees patients age 18 and older. She believes in thoroughly listening to her patients so that their needs and concerns can be heard. She considers herself to be a people builder and tries to help patients utilize their existing strengths, while also teaching new approaches and tools that can be utilized to decrease distressing symptoms while enhancing quality of life and functioning.
Dr. Taylor is an active member of several professional organizations including Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Society for Behavioral Medicine, American Psychosocial Oncology Society and Houston Psychological Association where she serves as a board member.
While Dr. Taylor is not caring for her patients, she enjoys spending time with her family, reading mysteries, and learning Spanish.