Areas of Speciality
Individual therapy helps individuals deal with the daily stress in their lives. All our psychologists are full trained in EMDR.Learn more
Family therapy is designed to help people in all different family situations. We work with parents to improve their relationships with their children.Learn more
Mediation is a non-adversarial, cooperative decision-making process in which a neutral third party, the mediator, assists parties in resolving disputes which have arisen between them.Learn more
Areas of Expertise
- Trauma, PTSD, Complex Trauma and Dissociation
- Family / Co-parenting Issues
- Grief and Loss
- Coping with Developmental Diagnoses and Disorders
- Sexual/Physical/Emotional/Mental Abuse
- Behavioral problems
- Adjustment problems
- Emotional dysregulation
Memberships & Qualifications
- Registered with the College of Alberta Psychologists
- Psychologists' Association of Alberta
- EMDR Canada
- EMDR International Association (EMDRIA)
- Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC)
Taylor Norum is a registered psychologist in good standing with the College of Alberta Psychologists. He has a Master's of Science in Forensic Psychology specializing in Mental Health from Walden University in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Taylor is a member of the association of Family and Conciliation Courts, Family Mediation Canada, and the Alberta Family Mediation Society.
Clinical Psychology Practice
He is an EMDR therapist and has received extensive training in treating PTSD and complex trauma disorders. Taylor also has experience working with individuals, couples and families in various settings and capacities, including families with children/youth/adults with developmental disabilities and delays. Taylor's clinical practice integrates EMDR with psychoanalytic and cognitive psychology, ensuring that therapy gets to the root of mental health problems. Taylor views the individuals wholly, incorporating all aspects of an individual in the therapeutic process. This can involve feelings, emotions, cognitive processes and deep conscious and unconscious processes that affect individuals each day.
Taylor believes that therapy needs to be challenging rather than easy. He believes that treatment is about being better rather than just feeling better and ensures that clients are challenged throughout the process to reach their potential. Taylor holds the clients' well-being highly and ensures that therapy will be beneficial to each person.
Forensic Psychology Practice
Taylor's forensic psychology practice includes co-parenting counselling, parent coaching, and Practice Note 7 evaluative and therapeutic interventions. Taylor is also a practicing mediator focusing on the mediation of divorce and family conflicts, primarily mediating parenting and co-parenting issues. This can include topics related to divorce and separation issues, parent decision-making, co-parenting, scheduling, child and spousal support, and other co-parenting/family matters. Taylor also offers individual parenting assessments related to parenting capacity and risk.
Taylor's education in Forensic psychology gives him the ability to understand the legal and psychological ramifications of divorce and separation as it relates to parenting. Taylor has extensive experience working with families and understands the various family dynamics that exist. Taylor works to reach concrete and efficient resolutions to couples' and family problems and ensures that the plans made in mediation can be easily translated into orders so that families can move forward in the best possible way.