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John G. Taylor, PhD, M.Ed., MACC, LPC; is an Author, Assistant Professor, Sexuality Educator, and Licensed Professional Counselor in Philadelphia, PA; working with individuals who are experiencing sexual abuse trauma, paranoid schizophrenia, bipolar, depression, agoraphobia, ADHD., substance abuse addictions, HIV/AIDS. Mr. Taylor also works with couples and families.



Dr.  Taylor earned his Bachelors's Degree in Criminal Justice from Fayetteville State University and, Master's Degree in Christian Counseling from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, which allowed him to integrate Theology with Psychology. Dr. Taylor has a Master's Degree in Human Sexuality Studies from Widener University and John earned his Doctorate in Philosophy with a concentration in Human Sexuality Studies from Widener University. 

Dr. Taylor currently serves as an Assistant  Professor in the Urban Public Health and Nutrition Department at LaSalle University in Philadelphia, PA, where he teaches courses in Race and Ethnicity, violence prevention, leadership, sexuality, reproductive health, and urban men's health. 

​Dr. Taylor has worked for over 20 years extensively with men and women who are involved in abusive relationships he has facilitated groups, counseled, and developed programs for men who are abusers. The focus is on changing their behaviors teaching them about conflict resolution, negotiation and fairness, respect, better coping skills, better communication skills, and the emotional, psychological, and effects that their behavior has on them and their intimate partners. Dr. Taylor believes that Domestic Violence isn’t an anger management problem but about the choice to be violent.

Dr. Taylor specializes in working with individuals and couples to heal their wounds. He specializes in looking at the role that class, gender, sexual identity, and religion have on their lives. He works with youth to help them navigate their complex life issues, and peer pressure, and embrace their sexual identity. 

Dr. Taylor had an extensive career in the Criminal Justice System, working as a Correctional Officer, Probation Officer, and Domestic Violence Counselor in the court system. This experience has allowed him to see the role that societal, economic, and environmental pressures have on the lives of individuals.


Dr. Taylor has a podcast on Spotify: My Mortality Matters The Voices and Lives of Black Men, where he interviews Black men about their life experiences to ensure that the voices and lives of Black Men are amplified. 


Dr. Taylor is a recognized workshop leader on various topics and is committed to helping individuals embrace themselves and fully live their lives. 



Instagram: @TherapistJohntaylor


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