Kathleen Young

Dr. Young is a licensed clinical psychologist with over 20 years of experience.... read more

Kathleen Young

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Dr. Young is a licensed clinical psychologist with over 20 years of experience. She has been in private practice in Chicago, Illinois since 1992. She incorporates aspects of psychodynamic, relational therapy and dialectical behavior therapy into her approach to psychotherapy. Her career focus has been on treating trauma and its aftermath. She is also an EMDR trained therapist and has completed the Illinois 40-hour Domestic Violence Training. She has coordinated a program dedicated to providing education about and treatment for intimate partner, interpersonal and community violence in the LGBT communities. Dr. Young received her doctorate in clinical psychology (Psy.D.) from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology in 1990. Areas of expertise: • Survivors of childhood abuse • Intimate partner violence • Anxiety • Depression • Eating disorders • Post traumatic stress • Dissociative disorders • Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender issues • Gender identity • Relationship issues • Personality disorders • Self-injury • Adult children/partners of alcoholics