Nicole Bessire-Taylor, M.A., LMFT #46572
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Supervisor
Nicole is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist specializing in individual, couples, child, and family therapy. Having received an education from Azusa Pacific University, Nicole has an extensive background in spiritual integration and strongly believes that health is comprised of all parts of oneself.
Nicole's clinical background has included providing therapeutic care in many diverse settings such as in-patient hospitalization, community counseling centers, and within multiple school districts providing on campus counseling to youths. Additionally, Nicole has supervised Graduate level psychology students and is a speaker/presenter at workshops.
Nicole has had the privilege of working with many different types of clinical issues and has the training and background to treat diverse client populations, Nicole has a special interest in young adults, Christian therapy, and supporting individuals and couples in difficult life transition stages. Other areas of interest and focus include: depression, infidelity, eating disorders, anxiety, grief and loss, parenting, trauma, and many other presenting issues.
Nicole's eclectic therapeutic orientation allows her to draw upon various aspects of psychodynamic, object relations, and cognitive behavioral methods to assist in meeting intended therapeutic goals. With 20 years of clinical practice, she has come to appreciate components of each theoretical style. Just like individuals are uniquely created, Nicole believes that therapy needs to be uniquely tailored to meet the specific needs and goals presented in therapy by each client.