Amy Taylor, PhD
Fellow in Psychology
Therapy Staff

Dr. Amy Taylor is a postdoctoral Advanced Fellow in psychodynamic psychotherapy and psychoanalytic studies who provides psychotherapy, psychological testing, and group consultation at the Austen Riggs Center. She has a BA from the Great Books program at St. John’s College, and received her PhD in Clinical Psychology from the existential-phenomenological psychology program at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA, with additional certification in Gender Studies and Interpretive and Qualitative Research. She also completed training in psychodynamic psychotherapy at the Pittsburgh Psychoanalytic Center. Dr. Taylor has taught and written about identity development, and has a particular interest in the relationships between identity, gender, sexuality, and the body. Prior to coming to Riggs, she completed predoctoral training at Cornerstone Behavioral Health near the Wyoming-Utah border where she engaged in intensive psychoanalytic psychotherapy with patients dually diagnosed with intellectual disabilities and psychiatric disorders.