Pennissi P. Taylor, Ph.D., P.C.
Dr. Taylor obtained her Bachelor of Science degree from Texas A & M University and her M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of North Texas Clinical Psychology Program. She completed a consortium internship in clinical psychology with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas and Terrell State Hospital. She holds a current license, from the state of Texas, in Psychology, and also as a Licensed Specialist in School Psychology. She is listed in the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology. Dr. Taylor was also a Clinical Research Fellow with the National Academy of Pain Management. She is currently in private practice at The Taylor Clinic. She is the primary supervisor for the Clinic’s clinical staff. Dr. Taylor previous worked in a wide range of settings, including the Terrell State Hospital Child/Adolescent Unit; Terrell State Hospital Acute Unit; Parkland Memorial Hospital Outpatient Clinic in Dallas; Parkland Memorial Hospital Emergency Room; North Star Adolescent Hospital; Federal Corrections Institute in Ft. Worth; Dallas Child Guidance Center; and Denton Independent School District. She formerly served for two years as the Clinical Director of the Gant Clinic in Dallas. Dr. Taylor taught at the University of North Texas and Brookhaven College.
Dr. Taylor has additional training and certification from Basic Training Workshop in Neuropsychological Assessment of Children and Adults as well as the Advance Training Workshop in Neuropsychological Assessment of Children with Ralph Reitan, Ph.D. and Deborah Wolfson, Ph.D. She also completed training in Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy with Personality Disorders with Albert Ellis, Ph.D.
Dr. Taylor has frequent public appearances and community education seminars to her credit, including “Living with the ADHD Child” for the Dallas Police Department and “Brain Mapping with an ADHD Child” for the Attention Deficit Disorders Association Southwestern Region. She has been featured in the Dallas Child Magazine’s article entitled Alternative Treatment for the ADHD Child. Dr. Taylor served on the steering committee for the Brown County Children with Attention Deficit Disorders Chapter.