Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Rebecca Taylor

Meet Dr. Rebecca Taylor

Degrees and Experience
  • Ed.D., Counselor Education and Supervision (The University of Memphis)
  • M.S., Clinical Mental Health Counseling (The University of Memphis)
  • B.S., Psychology and Neuroscience (Baylor University)
  • Licensed Professional Counselor (Tennessee)
  • National Certified Counselor
  • Certified Eating Disorder Specialist
Biography and Professional Achievements

Dr. Rebecca Taylor started her profession working in the acute mental health hospital and an intensive outpatient center for women struggling with eating disorders. She later went on to open and run a residential eating disorder center. While directing the residential counseling center, Taylor achieved her Doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision in-order to educate and supervise future counselors in evidence-based treatment practices.

She began working for CCU in 2016 and still loves engaging with their in-seat and online students to promote the integration of their personal, spiritual, and professional counseling identity. While at CCU, Taylor aided in the development and implementation of the Community Counseling Center At Colorado Christian University in Colorado Springs. She has a private practice in Colorado Springs where her and her business partner contract to serve First Responders and supervise a non-profit agency aiding in the counseling of underprivileged women and children. She continues to work with the eating disorder population while carrying a small case load and supervision load of past alumni counseling students.

Her husband became an ordained pastor in a PCA church in Colorado Springs back in October 2020, and her two children are learning to grow and thrive in the beautiful and colorful Colorado.

  • Lenz, A. S., Taylor, R., Fleming, M., & Serman, N. (2012). Effectiveness of dialectical-behavioral therapy for treating eating disorders: A meta-analysis. Journal of Counseling and Development
  • Taylor, R. (2014). Eating Attitudes Test - 26 (EAT-26). Association for Assessment and Research in Counseling. Newsnotes.