Taylor Teixeira, LMSW

Taylor Teixeira, LMSW

Taylor in 3 words: Empathetic, Compassionate, and Empowering
"Real change, enduring change, happens one step at a time." - Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Taylor Teixeira, LMSW, is a Licensed Master Social Worker in the state of Connecticut. She received her master’s degree in Social Work from Western New Mexico University. She received her undergraduate degree from Central Connecticut State University, and is also a licensed elementary school teacher in the state of Connecticut. Taylor has experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and families in outpatient therapeutic settings.

Taylor is passionate about working with children, adolescents, families, and adults on challenges with anxiety disorders, depression, grief, self-esteem, trauma and behavioral disorders. Taylor uses a combination of therapeutic interventions including: cognitive behavioral therapy, trauma focused cognitive behavioral therapy, and motivational interviewing. She focuses on supporting clients in creating healthier thought patterns and behaviors.

Taylor’s experience working with children in school settings gives an outside perspective on working with children in a therapeutic setting. She is able to apply knowledge of a child’s emotional development and utilize that to help in creating goals for her clients. One of her strengths is helping children and adolescents identify and determine how to solve problems. Taylor understands challenges children and adolescents may face socially, emotionally, and academically that might impact their overall mental health and is able to utilize these experiences to help her clients in coming up with strategies and to manage these challenges and make school an enjoyable place.

In her free time, Taylor enjoys spending time with her family and friends, cooking, and being with her cats Milo and Cleo.

Taylor Offers:
  • Individual counseling for children, adolescents, and adults.
  • Anxiety, Depression, ADHD/ADD, Trauma, Behavioral Concerns, LBGTQ+
  • Strengths based approach to help clients be successful in setting and meeting goals using strengths they already have