Cynthia Young, LPC, LCDC

Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor
Certified EMDR Therapist

 
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Professional information:
Cynthia Young is a masters-level psychotherapist and has worked in private practice in Abilene, Texas since 1993. She has experience in treating a multiplicity of issues including mood disorders, PTSD, sexual abuse, marital conflict, parenting, blended family adjustment, ADHD, addiction and spiritual/faith issues. Her clientele has included children and adults of all ages, and she utilizes individual, couple, and family therapy modalities. Cynthia practices a cognitive-behavioral approach to therapy integrated with Christian principles.  She is a Certified EMDR therapist and utilizes this type of therapy with individuals who have experienced trauma or have symptoms of PTSD. In addition, she uses various forms of play therapy with children and adolescents.

Cynthia has written a workbook entitled Discipline Plan for Parents to use with parents who are seeking to provide safe and effective discipline for their children ages 2-17.   It is her belief that all parents create a family culture in their home that will influence children for a lifetime, and that family culture will only be healthy if parents are able to provide a balance of nurture and discipline.  For more information on how to access the Discipline Plan for Parents material, send a request to Cynthia via email: dplan@suddenlink.net.

 

Appointments:
Sessions are generally scheduled on the hour between the hours of 9am and 5pm, Monday through Friday, and last approximately 50 minutes. Emergency appointments may be scheduled outside of regular office hours. Cynthia Young is a network provider for most insurance companies and her office will handle filing claims and other insurance matters when sufficient information is provided. A current fee schedule is on the Information, Policies, & Procedures Form available here.  The first available appointment may be obtained by contacting Cynthia directly at (325) 676-2039 option 102 for voicemail or cynyou@suddenlink.net for communication via email (confidentiality cannot be assured with electronic communication).

 

Personal Information:
Cynthia Pearce Young has been married since 1982, and is the mother of 2 grown children. Currently her time is filled with activities involving family, friends, work and church. “Cindy” believes happiness is not something to be pursued, but the byproduct of living the life we were created to live; fulfilling our purpose on Earth (Matthew 22:36-38).

Her faith in God is of primary importance in her life and she believes that each person has their own unique journey of faith within the context of truth, which is revealed in the Holy Bible. Cynthia believes that each person’s unique journey of faith should be respected by others, particularly professionals, and that the Holy Spirit guides each person as they navigate that course.

 

Contact Information:
Phone: (325) 676-2039 Ext. 102
Email: cynyou@suddenlink.net

*Please note: voicemail and email are for information and communication purposes only and should never be regarded as a means of emergency contact.