Katarina Young is a behavioral interventionist, and has been working in schools, homes, and academic centers for over five years providing support to parents, teachers, and therapists. Utilizing a behavioral approach coupled with positive psychology and motivational interviewing, Katarina provides effective tools, parent guidance, structure, and reinforcers to create positive change. Her expertise lies in behavioral difficulties, anger management, social skills training, executive functioning, academic support, spectrum difficulties, eating difficulties, ADHD, and motivation. Katarina collaborates closely with the Aspiring Families team, the psychologist, psychiatrist, teacher, and family to create consistent interventions across multiple environments.

Katarina specializes in preschool and elementary school children, adolescents, college students, and young adults.

Katarina is available to work in the home, school settings, at the office, and at appropriate off-site locations if deemed beneficial to the client.

Education and Experience

  • B.A. in Psychology, San Marcos College.
  • Club Excite, San Diego
  • Winston School, Del Mar
  • The Living Room Day Shelter, Sonoma State
  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Youth Groups of San Dieguito, Solana Beach