American Institute for Cognitive Therapy

136 E 57th St #1101, New York, NY 10022, USA

(212) 308-2440(212) 308-2440

Dr. Kathleen Taylor


New York, NY


Kathleen Mattran Taylor, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, is a psychologist-in-training and currently holds her limited license as a psychologist. Dr. Taylor works with individuals and couples employing cognitive behavioral therapies to the treatment of a variety of psychological disorders. She is extensively trained in the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and has worked with veterans and civilians suffering from PTSD due to combat experiences and/or sexual assault. She is trained in cognitive processing therapy and prolonged exposure therapy for the treatment of PTSD. Dr. Taylor also works with patients with psychosis using cognitive behavioral therapies. Dr. Taylor incorporates mindfulness-based therapies into her treatment of individuals with anxiety disorders, depression, trauma, and psychosis. In addition, Dr. Taylor is trained in dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) and working with persons with borderline personality disorder, co-morbid substance use disorders, and other disorders of emotional regulation. Dr. Taylor earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from George Mason University and her doctorate in psychology and neuroscience from Princeton University. She worked as a research scientist at Barnard College and Columbia University for 19 years, studying the neural mechanisms of learning and motivation. Her work in animal models of psychiatric disorders motivated her to switch from the lab to directly working with people suffering from mental illnesses. She completed her postdoctoral respecialization in clinical psychology at Hofstra University and her psychology internship at the VA Connecticut Healthcare System in West Haven, CT. Dr. Taylor continues to teach psychology at Columbia University and remains actively involved in research.



Princeton University, PhD
George Mason University, BA



Be the first to write a review

Write a review