Stephen Taylor, DNP, PMHNP-BC

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Specialties: Mind body medicine, mindfulness based somatic psychotherapy, trauma

Services Offered: Individual, group, psychedelic integration (individuals), psychedelic integration (groups), pre- and post-ritual counseling, trauma-focused psychotherapy, substance use disorder counseling, psychiatric diagnosis, psychiatric medication prescriptions, integrative psychiatry assessment, treatment planning, holistic approaches, mind-body therapy, psychodynamic therapy, somatic therapy, mindfulness training, dieta counseling, transpersonal therapy, nutritional and life-style coaching

Sessions: Telehealth



Stephen Taylor is a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with a doctorate degree from the University of Utah and currently licensed in the state of Arizona. He trained at the Veterans Administration Hospital serving veterans struggling with a variety of mental health issues including anxiety, depression, PTSD, military sexual trauma, combat related trauma, and existential crisis. His experience includes emergency room, inpatient, and outpatient settings. Additional skills include suicide prevention, safety planning, and involvement with the Dialectical Behavioral Team (DBT) at the VA.

Stephen has experience as a co-facilitator working with grief groups, and worked as an instructor in an accredited Nursing program teaching students to effectively learn and use evidence-based practices. Stephen combines his experience with his personal passion to help individuals reconnect to their own inner healer.

He is currently accepting new clients! Please contact us today to schedule an appointment.

How I work with clients

Steve’s passion is treating trauma by utilizing an eclectic, integrative, mix of modalities including current evidence-based western practices, ancient healing traditions, mindfulness, meditation, and somatic focused trauma modalities. This allows her to meet you where you are in the present moment, and session to session.

Having processed his own traumatic experiences and doing the required integration has resulted in his own metamorphosis. This personal growth and transformation allows him to hold the space for you as you reconnect to your own inner healer. Steve understands that this journey can be painful and difficult at times, but there is nothing more worthwhile than embarking on your own inner healing journey.

The ultimate goal is to help you become an expert in yourself and be actively involved in all treatment decisions. Steve believes in a collaborative approach and believe YOU are the best expert in YOU! Steve personally knows that healing is not only possible, but absolutely liberating and transforming!

Plant Medicine Integration

Rising Lotus Healing is aware of the growing number of individuals and groups traveling to Peru and Ecuador to participate in psychedelic plant medicine retreats. These individuals may have insufficient support for the challenging experiences that sometimes occur and less than ideal support for the unfolding of positive experiences. We offer assistance in the integration of psychedelic induced mystical, insightful and/or challenging experiences. The ultimate goal is to be able to apply the insights gained and transform your life for the better.

The content in this website as well as any information offered during sessions do not in any way encourage the use, purchase, sale or transfer of any illegal substances, nor do they encourage partaking in any unlawful activities.

Rising Lotus Healing supports a harm reduction approach for the purpose of education and promoting individual and public safety. If you are choosing to use psychedelic plant medicines, please do so responsibly.


Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (Arizona)


Doctorate of Nursing Practice (University of Utah)


Hypnotherapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) Sensiormotor Psychotherapy (Trauma) Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)


English, Spanish

Online Sessions


Location Arizona, Flagstaff

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