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Ashante Taylorcox

Ashante Taylorcox, MHC-LAC is a queer Licensed Associate Counselor who provides an empathetic, supportive, and creative environment to the individuals and families that she serves. Ashante aims to meet each client and family where they are and approach each difficulty that an individual may bring to the table through a relational and strength-based lens.

Ashante utilizes evidence-based interventions to meet the needs of the individuals and families that she serves and loves to think outside of the box while in session. She will integrate interventions such as art therapy and other creative expressive therapies such as music and poetry to help clients navigate through different lived experiences.

As a black therapist, Ashante has always had a passion for working with folx in her community, particularly survivors of childhood trauma and individuals within the LGBTQ+ community.

Ashante has experience working with foster care/at-risk youth in out of home placements, adoption and reunification, issues impacting LGBTQ+ youth and adults, and exploited/domestically trafficked adults and teens. Ashante’s passion has been committed to the youth and adults impacted by trauma within her community and throughout the tri-state area.

Ashante graduated with a B.A. in Music Education from Westminster Choir College and received her M.A. in Counseling for Mental Health and Wellness (dual degree) in LGBT Health, Education, and Social Sciences from New York University.

In her spare time, Ashante loves spending time with her wife, family and fur babies. Additionally, she enjoys lots of shopping trips to Target, milkshakes, and a good nap.

Expertise:

  • Adults, teens, and families
  • At-risk youth and adults
  • LGBTQ+ community
  • Attachment
  • Expressive therapies
  • Trauma-focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)

NJ license 37AC00456500

Fee: $120 for a 45 – 50 minute session ($150 for the initial appointment)

“You are worth more than what the world has made you feel.”