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C.D. Taylor

C.D. Taylor


  • Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Pacifica Graduate Institute


  • L.M.F.T., CA

C.D. is Adjunct Faculty at Pacifica, teaching Counseling in Substance Use. Born in England, he originally came to Southern California to teach Fine Art at USC – he holds an MFA degree. C.D. then became a Director/Producer in the entertainment industry before entering the field of psychology. He worked for 20 years at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital’s Residential Center (a residential program for the treatment of dual-diagnosis patients) where he was Lead Case Manager and Primary Therapist. C.D. has also been a clinical supervisor at New Beginnings Counseling Center, and at CRC. He has a private practice which embraces an imaginal and archetypal depth perspective. His love of art, music, poetry, and all things creative, informs his understanding of psyche. C.D. has four adult children, and six grandchildren.