Taylor Dowd, APRN, PMHNP

Director of Psychiatric & Health Services

Taylor obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Palm Beach State College. She is now furthering her education as a current master’s degree student at Nova Southeastern University pursuing Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner licensure. Prior to coming to Family First, her nursing experience includes several years in emergency department acute-care for adults and pediatrics. Prior to nursing, she worked as a behavioral health technician for adult substance abuse treatment and also gained RYT200 yoga instructor certification. 

Taylor feels that working with children and teens with behavioral health needs is her true passion. As a person who has experienced the positive effects of therapy in her teenage years, she aims to bring her understanding and compassion, as well as her acute-care experience, to her role at Family First. 

Taylor is a member of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association and the Florida Nurses Associate