Shelby Taylor has a desire to walk alongside her clients as they navigate the ups and downs of life, while also showing them the grace, love, and compassion of Jesus Christ. Shelby utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Person-Centered Therapy in her counseling ministry. She specializes in grief counseling and enjoys working with children, teens, and adults. She has particular interest in working with clients struggling with anxiety, relationship issues, and trauma.

Shelby graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a minor in Business from Samford University. She earned her master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Prior to joining Pathways as a therapist, Shelby worked at the Amelia Center. While there, she provided counseling to children, teens, and adults who were experiencing grief-related issues due to the death of a loved one.

Shelby and her husband, Alex, live in the Birmingham area.

Shelby joined Pathways in May 2019.