Janet Taylor, M.D., MPH Title: Psychiatrist Education: University of Louisville, Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health Location: Lakewood Ranch, Florida Expertise: Mental Health & Wellness, Racism/Anti-Racism & Conscious Allyship, Parenting Janet Taylor, M.D., MPH is a psychiatrist in Lakewood Ranch, Florida with expertise in urban mental health and wellness and a passion for teaching parents how to utilize their own strengths and backgrounds to make them more aware of their children's psychological development and enhance their communication. Experience Dr. Taylor has been an adult psychiatrist for more than 30 years with a specialty in Community Psychiatry and working in under-resourced areas. An expert in urban mental health and wellness, her passion has been teaching parents how to utilize their own strengths and backgrounds to make them more aware of their children's psychological development and enhance their communication.Dr. Taylor also works with corporations (including senior leadership and their employees) to enhance psychological wellbeing and functioning. She is the author of "The Courageous Classroom" (Wiley, 2021) , an Amazon Bestseller for K-12 teachers which focuses on trauma, and creating a culture of safety for teacher, students and their families to learn and thrive. Education Dr. Taylor attended the University of Louisville for undergraduate and medical school. She earned her Master's in Public Health from Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health in New York City. About Parents Parents, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for trustworthy, empathetic, and supportive information and inspiration for your families. We reach 9 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists, fact checked, and reviewed by our Expert Review Board for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.