Jennie Park-Taylor

Jennie Park-Taylor


Associate Professor, Director of Training
Counseling Psychology

113 West 60th Street
Room 1008H

Jennie Park-Taylor is an Associate Professor of Counseling Psychology in the Division of Psychological and Educational Services (PES).

Park-Taylor teaches in the Master's programs in School and Mental Health Counseling as well as the Doctoral program in Counseling Psychology.

She works closely with doctoral students in PES on their research apprenticeship projects and dissertations. She lives in New Jersey with her husband and two young children. Outside of work, she enjoys running, skiing, golf, cooking and spending time with family and friends.

  • PhD, Boston College
    MA, Teachers College, Columbia University
    BA, Wellesley College

  • Dr. Park-Taylor's research program focuses on the intersection of individual's social identities (e.g., career, ethnic, racial, gender, religious) and the influence of contextual factors (e.g., microaggressions, school and community) on identity development.

    She is also interested in various areas of health psychology and is currently exploring the utility of mindfulness for career, education and mental health interventions.

  • Park-Taylor, J. and Keitel, M. (2017) Broadway's Sneak Peek Into Suicide and the Secret Life of Adolescents.

    Vargas, A., Park-Taylor, J., Ponterotto, J. G., Harris, A. (2016) The identity development of urban minority boys in single mother households. Journal of Counseling and Development, 94, 473-482.

    Magaldi-Dopman, D., Park-Taylor, J., & Latella, L. (2016). Counseling women: Incorporating religion and spirituality. In M. Keitel & M. Kopala (Eds.), Handbook of Counseling Women (2nd ed.), (pp. 418-432). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

    Park-Taylor, J., Henderson, J. M., & Stoyer, M. (2015). What it means to be American. In E. P. Salett & D. P. Koslow (Eds.), Race, ethnicity, and self (3rd ed.), (pp.169-196). Washington, DC: NASW Press.

    Magaldi-Dopman, D., & Park-Taylor, J. (2014). Integration amidst separation: Religion, urban education and the First Amendment. The Urban Review, 46, 47-62. DOI 10.1007/s11256-013-0245-6.

    Magaldi-Dopman, D., & Park-Taylor, J. (2013) (Reprint). Sacred Adolescence: Practical suggestions for working with adolescents around religion and spirituality. Spirituality in Clinical Practice, 1, 40-52.

    Park-Taylor, J., & Vargas, A. (2012). Utilizing the constructs of multifinality, vocational hope and possible selves with urban minority youth. Career Development Quarterly, 60, 243-253.

    • Doctoral Practicum in Counseling Psychology I (PSGE7654)
    • Doctoral Practicum in Counseling Psychology II (PSGE7656)
    • Ethics and Professional Issues in Counseling (PSGE6650)
    • Field Experience in Counseling I (PSGE6652)
    • Field Experience in Counseling II (PSGE6654)