Susan Taylor

Susan Taylor

Part-time Faculty


Susan Taylor

Middle name



 Susan Taylor is part-time faculty in the School of Social Work at Wayne State University.  Her teaching history includes doctoral level coursework in quality improvement and performance measurement, healthcare systems, population health, practicum, and participated in culminating project committees at Arizona State University.  

Susan is a Licensed Master’s Social Worker in Michigan and has many years of experience in adult behavioral health in psychiatric hospitals, group homes, private practice psychotherapy, outpatient psychotherapy, home-based individual and family therapy, case management, and supervisory roles.  She is also founder of Keystone Behavioral Health, a growing outpatient behavioral health organization in Southeast Michigan.

Degrees and Certifications

  • Certificate, Clinical Practice of Cognitive Therapy, Cleveland Center for Cognitive Therapy
  • Certificate, Primary Care Behavioral Health, University of Massachusetts Medical School

  •  Doctor of Behavioral Health, Arizona State University

  • Master of Social Work, University of Michigan, Interpersonal Practice

  • Master of Business Administration, University of Detroit Mercy

  • Bachelor of Science, Psychology, Madonna University

  • Bachelor of Arts, Human Resource Management, Spring Arbor College

Teaching Interests

  • Social Policy
  • Research & research-informed clinical practice

  • Theory, clinical assessment, and treatment in mental health

  • Integrating primary care and behavioral health

Areas of Expertise

  • Adult psychotherapy
  • Cognitive Therapy/Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

  • Anxiety disorders

  • Depressive disorders

  • Primary care behavioral health

150 years in the heart of Detroit