About

Amy Taylor, PhD
Fellow in Psychology
Therapy Staff

Dr. Amy Taylor is a postdoctoral Advanced Fellow in psychodynamic psychotherapy and psychoanalytic studies at the Austen Riggs Center, where she provides individual psychotherapy, psychological testing, group consultation, and works with families. She has a B.A. from the Great Books program at St. John’s College, and received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the existential-phenomenological program at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA, with additional certifications in Gender Studies and Qualitative Research. She has participated in training with the Psychoanalytic Couple & Family Institute of New England and the Pittsburgh Psychoanalytic Center. Dr. Taylor has taught, written about, and engaged in research related to identity development, and particularly the relationships between identity, sexuality, gender, and experiences of embodiment. Prior to coming to Riggs, she completed predoctoral training at Cornerstone Behavioral Health near the Wyoming-Utah border where she engaged in psychoanalytic psychotherapy with patients with co-occurring intellectual disabilities and major mental illnesses.

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