Get to know Teen Expert, Christopher Taylor...



Christopher Taylor, is a therapist, author, and speaker, who has over 14 years of experience as a parent-teen expert.

Chris has dedicated his life to understanding what causes conflict in parent-teen relationships, so that he can help families to develop the tools to restore togetherness.  He has worked with multiple counties and the State of Califonia to change how teens and their families receive mental health services.

Chris is the author and creator of the Back to Basics: Tayloring Your Teen For Success Program, consisting of the book, workbook and online course.  He has contributed to multiple print media publications, and has appeared on TV to discuss his views and present the Back to Basics Program

As an accomplished public speaker Chris has inspired audiences to make positive change for their families by identifying barriers and understanding the requirement for change.  He is available for organizations and groups both large and small to help alleviate the stress that the teenage years cause.


Media Appearances



Notre Dame de Namur University, Belmont, CA

  • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology 
  • With a minor in Sociology 
  • Masters of Arts in Clinical Psychology, MFT 

University of Notre Dame Mendoza School of Business, Notre Dame, IN

  • Academic Certificate in Non-Profit Organizational Management
  • Academic Certificate in Non-Profit Advocacy and Lobbying


Private Practice
14 Years Experience
7 Years Non-Profit Management
7 Years Mental Health Management
5 Years Program Development