Sabrina Taylor, PhD, LGPC, CRC, CWIP Expert Witness
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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Vocational Rehabilitation and Disability Evaluation

Keywords/Search Terms:

Career Counseling, Employment Readiness, Workers Compensation, Labor Market Analysis, SSI and SSDI Benefits Counseling, Case Management, Vocational Evaluation, Individual Unemployability Case Review, Wage Earning Capacity, Ticket to Work, Veteran Employability, Vocational Expert Testimony


PhD, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University; MS, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University; BA, Elon University

Years in Practice:

10 +

Additional Information

Dr. Taylor is a distinguished scholar and practitioner who earned her PhD and Masters degree in Rehabilitation Counseling and Rehabilitation Counselor Education from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University with a primary focus on Trauma Informed Care. Her academic journey also includes a bachelor's degree in Human Services from Elon University. She is licensed as a Graduate Professional Counselor in Washington D.C. and possesses several national certifications, including Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, and Work Incentives Practitioner, Her extensive qualifications extend to certifications in Vocational Evaluation, Work Adjustment, Work Incentives Counseling, Behavioral Addictions, and online teaching. Dr. Taylor owns Benefits Understood Counseling Services. Benefits Understood Counseling Services is an approved vocational rehabilitation provider by the Maryland Workers Compensation Commission. Benefits Understood is also an approved vendor of the Maryland Division of Rehabilitation Services. Dr. Taylor's illustrious career spans academia, where she served as the Department Chair of Psychology, Counseling, and Behavioral Health at Coppin State University. Additionally, she acted as the undergraduate program coordinator for the esteemed Undergraduate Rehabilitation Services Program and co-coordinated the Comprehensive Post-Secondary Education Project at Coppin State University. Dr. Taylor has also been instrumental in educating the next generation of counselors through her contributions to the Graduate Rehabilitation Counseling Program. Beyond academia, Dr. Taylor actively contributes to the counseling profession by currently presiding as the President Elect of the Maryland Counseling Association. Her leadership journey includes prior roles as President and Emerging Leader for the Maryland Counselors for Social Justice Division. Dr. Taylor's expertise encompasses a diverse range of specialties, including vocational evaluation, workers compensation, anxiety & depression, professional issues, career counseling, life transitions, relationships, family Issues, women's Issues, and racial Identity. Dr. Taylor's dedication to promoting social justice and her unwavering commitment to counseling excellence make her a valuable asset to the field.