Taylor Kurtz has a Masters in Psychology from Hofstra University and is a Doctoral candidate in Hofstra University’s School-Community PsyD program. She specializes in working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. At the Southfield Center, Taylor schedules, coordinates, and co-leads social skills groups for the SuperKids program for children ages five to 16. Taylor has worked as a preschool teacher, as well as a classroom aide in a Montessori style elementary school. Currently, Taylor is an intern school psychologist at Greenwich High School. In the past, Taylor has interned with the school psychologist at Ox Ridge Elementary School in Darien, CT and Central Middle School in Greenwich, CT.
Taylor has additionally graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and English from The George Washington
- Doctoral Candidate in School-Community Psychology
- Master’s Degree in Psychology
- Former Preschool Teacher
- Specialization in Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Experienced Executive Functions Coach
I have a profound interest in Milieu Communication Therapy, which aims at providing a means of communication for nonverbal or minimally verbal children. Furthermore, I enjoy collaborating on social skills curriculum and executive functions with professionals in other disciplines. Working in a team atmosphere is motivating for me. The dedication from the families that come into the Southfield Center is especially inspiring. Seeing the progress made after each session with a student fills me with a sense of pride and accomplishment.
“Start by doing what’s necessary, then do what’s possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.”
-St. Francis of Assisi