Dr. Kevin Young, Ph.D., ABPP, is Board Certified in Clinical Psychology and Clinical Neuropsychology, and is the founder and director of New England Neuropsychology, LLC. After completing his undergraduate at Fairfield University, where he completed the Honor's program while double majoring in Psychology and Political Science, and minoring in Latin American Caribbean Studies, he spent two years at the University of Connecticut Health Center, working on research studies of the genetic causes of substance dependence. Dr. Young spent six years of graduate training as a lifespan clinical psychologist, earning his doctorate at Fairleigh Dickinson University's Clinical Psychology Ph.D. program. During his time at FDU, Dr. Young was fortunate to receive training at several of the storied psychiatric and medical settings in the northeast including practicum completed at: The Brain Injury Day Treatment Program at New York University's RUSK Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine; Four Winds Hospital Psychological Testing Service; University of Connecticut Department of Neuropsychology; the VA CT Healthcare System's Newington Campus, and The West Haven Mental Health Center/Yale University. He also trained at several public and private school settings in New Jersey and Connecticut.
Dr. Young completed his APA accredited pre-doctoral internship in Clinical Psychology at Hartford Hospital/The Institute of Living, and then stayed at HH/IOL to complete his APPCN member two-year post-doctoral fellowship in Clinical Neuropsychology. During his time at HH/IOL, Dr. Young was fortunate to train across multiple settings, including: Psychological Testing Service, The Grace Webb School, The Head Injury Clinic, Neurosurgery (WADA and awake craniotomy surgeries), and The Memory Disorders Center. He also completed both inpatient and outpatient assessment and treatment throughout the hospital and from the community (local schools and physician referrals) and was involved in training department students.
As a frequently sought out consultant, Dr. Young has been on the active or community medical staff at 7 CT hospitals. At Hartford Hospital/Institute of Living, he held numerous titles, including Coordinator for the Psychological Testing Service before becoming the Manager of the Neuropsychological Testing Service. He was also Assistant Psychology Training Director and then the Program Director, Psychology Training, where he was responsible for the APA accredited internship and fellowship programs. His work in training was recognized with IOL's Excellence in Teaching, Mentoring and Supervision award in 2014 and 2017.
His research interests involve the utility psychological and neuropsychological testing, late career provider assessment, risk assessment, healthcare worker wellness, and the determinants of provider decision making. His team's 2020 paper on healthcare worker wellness during the pandemic was cited by the CDC in their guidance for providing care to healthcare workers. He was twice awarded a Senior Scientist Research Award by the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and in 2021, research he co-authored was recognized at the American Academy of Psychiatry and Law with their Research Poster Award at the annual conference.
CV available upon request.