TAYLOR HELMS MSW, LCSW
licensed clinical social worker
“These things will be hard, but we can do hard things” -- Glennon Doyle
*Taylor is currently in-network with BCBS and Cigna & is considered out-of-network with other insurance plans.
Taylor enjoys working with college students, young adults, and adults who feel stuck in their lives, perhaps due to negative thoughts and beliefs about themselves or patterns of behavior that are no longer serving them. Taylor offers an empathetic, genuine, and personable approach to sessions and welcomes humor and laughter along the way. She specializes in treating anxiety and stress associated with life transitions, attachment issues, and effects of trauma or stressful life events.
Taylor is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who is excited to walk alongside individuals as they navigate life’s challenges and work towards a healthy and fulfilling life. She specializes in treating anxiety disorders, depression, food and body image issues, relationship issues, unhealthy boundaries, and managing stress, transitions, and challenging life events. Taylor enjoys working with adolescents, young adults, college students and adults, but is open to working with individuals of all ages, backgrounds, and life experiences.
In session, Taylor’s goal is to empower individuals by bringing awareness to the strengths they already possess, as well as cultivating new skills, to create the change they desire. She utilizes techniques from EMDR, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, strengths-based perspective, and trauma informed therapy. Taylor believes in the importance of treating the whole person and not just the symptom, and utilizes a holistic approach to integrate the mind, body, and spirit in treatment.
Taylor received both her Bachelors of Social Work and Masters of Social Work from UNCW. She is a Wilmington local that has been serving the Cape Fear community in many different settings, including working with children, teens, and families impacted by trauma, individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and crisis management. Taylor continues to volunteer in the community as a Guardian ad Litem to advocate for children and teens in foster care to have a safe, loving, and permanent home.