Registered Psychologist, College of Psychologists of BC (#1079)
Healing from life's difficulties is possible.
My name is Dr. Lori Taylor, and I might be the right therapist for you if:
You have a history of difficult life experiences and
want to grieve the related losses, understand the impacts on your life, develop
self-compassion, and gain freedom to make choices based on your values in the
present rather than on conditioning from the past.
You are a therapist or therapist-in-training yourself
and would like to participate in your own psychotherapy to further your
personal growth, as well as to become a better therapist.
You have experienced losses due to death, chronic
health & pain conditions, relationships ending, aging, infertility, and
other situations of transition/change which you need to grieve and learn how to
You have a history of childhood neglect, unmet needs,
or emotional, physical, or sexual abuse—or grew up in a family where adults
were self-absorbed due to addictions, relationship problems, or other
stressors—and want to understand and work through the impacts of these
experiences on your life.
You are judging yourself harshly, feeling shame and
anxiety, having challenges in your relationships, experiencing low mood or
irritability, or engaging in compulsive behaviors you would like to stop.
You are an individual from a group that is often oppressed or pre-judged, and you would like a client-therapist relationship in which you can feel comfortable being open about all aspects of your life and self.
You are struggling with existential issues such as
death anxiety, searching for meaning, or dealing with uncertainty, unfairness,
You are finding life confusing or overwhelming and
would like help making sense of it all and figuring out how to cope. You would like to experience more joy, contentment, and gratitude.
You are willing to put effort in between sessions to
work on understanding yourself and practicing new skills.