Charles C. Taylor is a practicing member with the Jasper office of A Calling Consulting and Wellness, LLC, where he is devoted to helping others through Consultation, Referral, and Education. He has been in practice for over twenty-eight years and has broad experience and extensive training in community mental health and community advocacy. Charles has long term experience evaluating and treating adults, adolescents, and families, as well as helping individuals work through everyday living issues.

He also has experience assisting those with mental illness, anxiety, depression, conduct problems, and related behavioral issues. He has received and facilitated training involving youth gang activities, adolescent treatment issues, treatment access, and community resources, and serves as an instructor for the State of Alabama Unified Judicial System Administrative Office of Courts. He has worked with and served as a consultant for Alternative School students to help ‘at risk’ teens make healthier choices.

He has long term and ongoing experience in coordination of resources for client screening, assessment, and provision of case management to individuals referred by the courts and the criminal justice system. Charles has worked throughout his career in the design, development, implementation, and management of new programs and curriculums and assisting clients in need of help with personality disorders, mental illness, substance abuse, and behavioral issues. He has helped others to formulate constructive long and short-term goals, and to develop and implement approaches for ongoing resolution of individual, relationship, family, and interpersonal issues. His background includes staff management and supervision and he has worked over time with local law enforcement agencies for appropriate client placement, and acts as a main conduit of information between team members, referral sources, and related agencies to assure appropriate client care.

Charles is a frequent speaker at community advocacy functions and serves on local and state level panels to further develop and implement services to help others in need. He lives in Jasper, Alabama, is interested in Jazz and Classical music, and is a devoted husband and father.


  • Workforce Development Committee Member
    State of Alabama Department of Mental Health, Substance Abuse Services Division
  • Walker High School
    Counselor for Alternative School Students
  • Trainer for State of Alabama Department of Mental Health
    Division of Substance Abuse Services
  • Trainer for Southeastern Conference of Alcohol and Other Drug Studies
    University of Georgia, Athens Georgia
    Adolescent Treatment and Recovery Issues
  • Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department
    Police Academy Trainer
    Juvenile Crime and Treatment Access
  • Samford University
    Guest Speaker
    Adolescent and Family Issues; Student Assistance and Evaluation, Treatment Planning and Community Resources


Ed.S., (Agency Counseling), University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1999
M.S., (Community Counseling), University of South Alabama, 1992
B.A., (Double Major; Psychology\Sociology), University of South Alabama, 1990


Alabama Board of Examiners in Counseling
Licensed Professional Counselor

State of Alabama Board of Social Work
Licensed Social Worker


Internationally Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor
International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium

Master Addiction Counselor

Certified Alcohol and Drug Abuse Professional
Alabama Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association

Certified Adolescent Alcohol and Drug Abuse Professional
Alabama Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association

Certified Instructor
National Safety Council

State of Alabama Unified Judicial System
Administrative Office of Courts
Certified Adult and Youth\Juvenile Instructor

Certified in CPR, First Aid, and Infection Control


AADAA, Court Referral Officers Association of Alabama, Faces and Voices of Recovery