Taylor Wells has a Bachelor of Arts (BA Honours in Psychology) from Mount Allison University and a Master of Social Work from the University of British Columbia Okanagan. Taylor is a member in good standing with the New Brunswick Association of Social Workers.
Taylor works with adults who struggle with a variety of mental health concerns, such as low self-confidence, anxiety/panic, phobias, relationship issues, infertility & pregnancy loss, addictions, and trauma, including sexual assault.
She is passionate about helping people in managing and overcoming stress, fear, shame, guilt, self-doubt and feelings of hopelessness.
Taylor works with individuals, couples and families. She has experience working with First Nations & Inuit Peoples / Indigenous Perspectives, people of diverse abilities, and those struggling with poverty and homelessness. She also enjoys working with University/College students and young professionals.
Taylor has worked in a variety of fields including employment & educational services, crisis intervention, disability services, addiction & community outreach, as well as in restorative justice mediation.
She has a heart for Saint John and its people.
Currently unavailable (on maternity leave)
I provide a relaxing, empathetic environment that is approachable and optimistic. I want you to feel seen and heard. I provide evidence-based services such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Emotion Focused Therapy.
I understand the psychology of the mind and how mental health and trauma affects our lives. As a social worker, I have a deep understanding of how one’s upbringing, society, race, gender, disability and other factors influence our health.
I take a solution-focused approach that is goal-oriented and collaborative. This often includes motivational interviewing and narrative therapy where I help you realize you can make changes, heal and grow.
I want to partner with you in working towards your biological, psychological, social and spiritual health. Appointments are confidential and non-judgemental.
You don’t have to struggle alone, I can help you with solutions. Using mindfulness techniques, I can help you realize your existing strengths and provide you with tangible tools for mental well-being. I use anti-oppressive frameworks and am an advocate for you in accessing additional supports.
"The pain you feel today is the strength you feel tomorrow. For every challenge encountered, there is opportunity for growth."
I can assist with many different challenges you face, some examples include:
Anxiety and panic, including social anxiety
Self-esteem and poor self-confidence
PTSD and Trauma; including sexual assault and spiritual abuse
Addiction & substance abuse
Marital/couples/relationship counselling; including family conflict
Grief and loss
Shame and guilt
Systems of oppression
Infertility & Pregnancy Loss