Jaala Taylor is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker for the Pulaski County area.
Jaala graduated from Eastern Kentucky University with a bachelor’s degree in social work in 2013. She continued her education by receiving her master’s in social work from Campbellsville University in 2017. Jaala earned her full licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in January of 2022.
Jaala has a passion for working with children and adolescents who have experienced trauma, anxiety and/or depression. She incorporates both cognitive behavioral therapy and play therapy techniques into her work.
Outside of work, Jaala enjoys spending time with family and friends, being active and traveling. Her favorite destination, so far, has been Alaska and hiking alongside family while taking in the beautiful scenes of nature. Jaala is also a cheer coach for Pulaski County High School where she has coached since 2018. Jaala currently lives in Pulaski County with her husband (Jeremy), son (Miles), and 2 adopted fur babies (Autumn and Ms.Kitty).
LICENSURE/ CERTIFICATIONS/ TRAINING
• Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
• Trauma-Informed and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy trained (TF-CBT)
• Cognitive Behavioral Interventions for Trauma in Schools trained (CBITS)