Online IOP for College Students and Emerging Adults in MA

Amy E. Taylor, PhD

Online IOP Psychologist

Amy E. Taylor, PhD

Online IOP Psychologist

Education

  • BA from the Great Books program at St. John’s College
  • MA in psychology and gender studies from Duquesne University
  • PhD in clinical psychology from Duquesne University
  • Clinical training from the Psychoanalytic Couple & Family Institute of New England and the Pittsburgh Psychoanalytic Center
  • Fellowship in psychoanalytic studies at the Austen Riggs Center
Amy Taylor, PhD, is a psychologist in the Online Intensive Outpatient Program for College Students and Emerging Adults in Massachusetts at the Austen Riggs Center.
Dr. Taylor is a licensed clinical psychologist and certified psychoanalyst. Prior to joining the IOP, Taylor was a staff psychologist in the residential program at Austen Riggs where her roles included psychotherapist, psychotherapy supervisor, admissions officer, and group facilitator. Her prior experience also includes working as a therapist and outreach coordinator in college counseling centers and supervising and clinicians training in college counseling and community mental health settings. In addition to her current role at Austen Riggs, Dr. Taylor is a core faculty member in the APA-accredited Clinical Psychology PhD Program at Fielding Graduate University where she is the Director of the Alonso Center for Psychodynamic Studies and the current Ruthellen Josselson Chair in Qualitative Inquiry. She maintains a private practice focused on gender identity, sexuality, creativity, and major life transitions.

Research & Clinical Interests

  • Gender
  • Sexuality
  • The body’s relationship to technology
  • Making psychotherapy and psychoanalytic treatment more accessible and inclusive

Professional Affiliations

  • Psychotherapy Action Network (PsiAN) Steering Committee member
  • American Psychoanalytic Association
  • American Psychological Association Divisions: 9 (Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues); 32 (Humanistic); 39 (Psychoanalysis); 44 (Society for the Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity)