Lorraine Young is a highly skilled and experienced psychologist with over 30 years of clinical experience. She is licensed as both a clinical psychologist and as a Marriage and Family Therapist.
She received her undergraduate degree from California Baptist University and a masters degree from California State University Fullerton’s Counseling Program, then headed by David Keirsey who was highly regarded for his development of the Keirsey Sorter, a more behavioral adaptation of the Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI).
After more than a decade working with children and adults in community mental health and in medical psychology, she returned to school, earning a second masters degree in Experimental Psychology and a doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Loma Linda University, a premier medical center and academic institution, located in southern California. There she continued her emphasis in medical psychology with research, internships and a residency in medical and neuropsychology. She also developed expertise in memory for trauma and published an article challenging contemporary understanding of what constitutes the most damaging aspects of child sexual abuse. She has completed training in Sensorimotor Psychotherapy for the treatment of trauma and for developmental injury.
Upon licensure as a clinical psychologist she became Director of the Student Counseling Center at the University of Redlands where she remained for ten years, facilitating a period of exponential growth for the Center. During her tenure there she developed a reputable training program for doctoral and masters level student therapists and has individually supervised well over 50 students in her career.
Additionally, she has taught undergraduate and graduate psychology courses at the University of Redlands and community colleges and provided psychological assessments for college students.
Currently she is in private practice in northern Arizona, where she works with people in recovering from trauma, managing and adapting to health and medical issues, transitioning to young adulthood, and blending spirituality into the quest for change and growth.