Kaitlyn M. Young, PhD

Psychology DepartmentKaitlyn Young, MS, PLMHP
Munroe-Meyer Institute
985380 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-5380

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Kaitlyn M Young, PhD, (she/her) is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at the Munroe-Meyer Institute, specializing in Comprehensive School Mental Health. In her work, Dr. Young consults with schools to understand their needs and implement a mental and behavioral health system that increases access to services and is equitable in its approach. Dr. Young provides individual and family therapy services within the school setting, fostering positive relationships between the home, school, and community. Additionally, Dr. Young works collaboratively with trainees to build their skills in therapy, consultation, and systems development and implementation. As a faculty trainer for the Mid-America Mental Health Technology Transfer Center, Dr. Young works on several grant funded teams and projects, all with the central aim of increasing access to evidence-based mental health services in schools.

Dr. Young graduated with her doctorate in School Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she completed applied and research experiences in urban and rural schools, promoting access to mental and behavioral health services. Dr. Young completed her pre-doctoral internship and post-doctoral fellowship at the Munroe-Meyer Institute and specialized in school-based mental health.

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