John G. Taylor, PhD, M.Ed., MACC, LPC

Curricula Advisory Council

John G. Taylor, PhD, M.Ed., MACC, LPC, is an Assistant Professor, Author, Christian Therapist, Licensed Professional Counselor, Media Personality, and Sexuality Educator in Philadelphia, PA. His book: Pocket Guide For Young Men Without Fathers; Important Life Lessons was published January 2018. Dr. Taylor is also the host of the Spotify Podcast: My Mortality Matters: The Voices and Lives of Black Men.

Dr. Taylor is an Assistant Professor at LaSalle University- Department of Urban Public Health and Nutrition. He teaches courses that focus on public health issues, race, violence, sexual health, sexual identity, gender identity, and health disparities.

Dr. Taylor has a Doctor of Philosophy with a concentration in Human Sexuality Studies from Widener University. He has a Master’s degree in Sexuality Studies from Widener University and a Master’s degree Christian Counseling from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Fayetteville State University.

Dr. Taylor counsels individuals, couples, and families that are dealing with depression, anxiety, suicidal ideations, relationship issues, domestic violence, sexual violence, and sexual identity.

Dr. Taylor is passionate about educational and public health initiatives that address issues involving Black men and their families. He works as a liaison for organizations, churches, parents, adults, and adolescents so that constructive conversations about sex and sexuality can occur.

Dr. Taylor’s research focuses on the impact of structural violence on the mental health and sexual behavior of Black men.

Dr. Taylor throughout his career has held positions such as: Correctional Officer, Probation/ Parole Officer, Domestic Violence Group Facilitator, HIV/AIDS case manager and addictions counselor. These positions have allowed Dr. Taylor to help individuals working through various stages in their lives.

Dr. Taylor has published in various publications. He is a member of the American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHC).

Dr. Taylor serves as Vice President on the board of The Men’s Center For Growth and Change in Philadelphia and serves as board member on the Strong Families Commission in Philadelphia.