Kathy Young, Psy.D., is an Adjunct Professor and the Coordinator of the Neuropsychology Concentration at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology, Argosy University, Schaumburg. Dr. Young received her Psy.D. in 2010 from the American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Schaumburg Campus where she completed the neuropsychology concentration. During her internship year, Dr. Young specialized in neuropsychology and geropsychology at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Battle Creek, Michigan. Dr. Young's work during internship also included a focus on working with returning veterans presenting with comorbid posttraumatic stress disorder and mild traumatic brain injury. She has also completed additional training in neuropsychology, geropsychology, and rehabilitation psychology at the Hines Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Advocate Lutheran General Hospital.
Dr. Young is currently completing her postdoctoral fellowship in neuropsychology where she specializes in working with patients with mild traumatic brain injury, dementia, mild cognitive impairment, and learning disabilities. As part of her postdoctoral fellowship, Dr. Young also completes fitness-for-duty evaluations for the FAA. In addition, postdoctoral work includes work in forensic neuropsychology. In particular, Dr. Young completes assessments for individuals who have sustained a traumatic brain injury and are currently in litigation as well as workman's compensation evaluations. Specialized areas of interest include working with older adults and the functional applications of neuropsychological assessment.
At present, Dr. Young is teaching courses in geriatric neuropsychology, a diagnostic practicum seminar, and an advanced practicum seminar for students completing advanced training experience in neuropsychology. She also serves on CRP committees for students completing projects with a focus in neuropsychology.