Amy Young

Amy B. Young

Founder/Director

Founder/Director

Dr. Amy Young has been working in the behavioral health field since 1995, when she received her Masters in Counseling Psychology. She later went on to receive a second Masters degree in Clinical Psychology and a Doctoral degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, a Clinical Psychology program specializing in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Dr. Young successfully treats all types of anxiety, OCD and OC-related conditions. She has treated clients with separation anxiety, specific phobias, generalized anxiety, panic, social anxiety and school refusal, just to name a few. She has worked with several hundred cases of OCD including those with ROCD, sexual obsessions, violent obsessions, religious obsessions, Olfactory Reference Syndrome, just-right, contamination and perfectionism. She also works with clients with co-occurring conditions such as depression, ADHD, dyslexia , Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) and chronic medical conditions. 

 

Dr. Young has a particular interest in working with gifted individuals and tricky co-occuring conditions like perfectionism and ADHD.  Dr. Young is skilled in helping clients who have not experienced success with other therapeutic interventions.  Dr. Young is a member and has presented at the International Obsessive Compulsive Foundation (https://iocdf.org/providers/young-amy-b/) as well as the Anxiety and Depression Association of American.

 

Dr. Young is an engaging psychologist who approaches each patient and family with compassion.  Personable and easygoing, she encourages clients to confront their fears and teaches them how to live their best life.  She has successfully coached children and adults on doing the difficult work to overcome their anxiety for over two decades .  She often uses humor and her own humanness with clients to put them at ease.  Dr. Young is skilled at using a variety of CBT interventions including ERP, HRT, CBIT, ACT, DBT, among others, tailoring treatment to meet each patient’s specific situation. In her free time she enjoys visiting local attractions and spending time with her three children, husband and their dog.