Aug 16, 2019
Alan Taylor earned Master of Science degrees in both Educational Psychology & Statistics and Rehabilitation Counseling from the University at Albany. He has also studied chemical dependency counseling at Sage Graduate School. His undergraduate work (B.A.) in psychology and art was done at the State University of New York College at Plattsburgh. He is both a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) and a Credentialled Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC2). His past credentials include: Certified Co-Occurring Disorders Professional-Diplomate (in Pennsylvania) and Certified Criminal Justice Professional. He enjoys attending professional conferences and trainings and has presented papers at certain regional conferences.
He has worked in the addictions field for many years, primarily in outpatient settings such as the Addictions Care Center of Albany, Creative Health Services (where he was head counselor) and the County of Oswego Council on Alcoholism and Addictions. Prior to coming to Fairview, he created and developed vocational rehabilitation programs in two chemical dependency outpatient rehabilitation programs in the Albany area. Alan has also developed and facilitated co-occurring disorder groups.