Matthew Young, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience

Mailing Address: 5841 S. Maryland Ave. MC 3077 Chicago, IL 60637
Office Phone:773-702-3127
Patient Appointments:773-702-3858


  • Ph.D., Clinical Psychology; The Ohio State University, 2010
  • Clinical Psychology Internship, Children’s Memorial Hospital (now Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago) 2009-2010
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship in Clinical Psychology, Temple University, 2010-2011
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship in Clinical Psychology, Brown University, 2011-2013
  • Licensed Clinical Psychologist: Illinois



  • Child and adolescent mood disorders
  • Evidence-based assessment and treatment of child and adolescent mental health problems
  • Parent-based treatments for disruptive behavior problems in young children


  • Director, Advanced CBT with Children & Adolescents Seminar
  • Co-Director, Clinical Psychology Supervision Seminar
  • Interdisciplinary Lectures on Clinical Child Psychology: Parent training approaches to disruptive behaviors, structured assessment of mood and anxiety symptoms in youth, cognitive-behavioral therapy


  • American Psychological Association
  • Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
  • Association for Behavioral & Cognitive Therapies


Young, M.E., Bell, Z.E. & Fristad, M.A. J (2016). Validation of a Brief Structured Interview: The Children's Interview for Psychiatric Syndromes (ChIPS). Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, 23: 327-340. doi:10.1007/s10880-016-9474-7  

Young, M.E., Galvan, T., Reidy, B.L., Pescosolido, M.F., Kim, K.L., Seymour, K.E., & Dickstein, D.P. (2013). Family Functioning Deficits in Bipolar Disorder and ADHD in Youth. Journal of Affective Disorders¸150, 1096-1102.  doi:10.1016/j.jad.2013.04.027

Seymour, K.E., Pescosolido, M.F., Reidy, B.L., Galvan, T., Kim, K.L., Young, M.E., & Dickstein, D.P. (2013). Emotional face identification in youths with primary bipolar disorder or primary ADHD. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 52, 537-546, doi: 10.1016/j.jaac.2013.03.011.

Alloy, L.B., Black, S.K., Young, M.E., Goldstein, K.E., Shapero, B.G., Stange, J.P., Boccia, A.S., Matt, L.M., Boland, E.M., Moore, L.C., Abramson, L.Y. (2012). Cognitive vulnerabilities and depression versus other psychopathology symptoms and diagnoses in early adolescence. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 41, 539-560. doi: 10.1080/15374416.2012.703123

Fristad, M.A., Verducci, J.S., Walters, K., & Young, M.E. (2009).  Impact of multi-family psychoeducational psychotherapy in treating children aged 8-12 with mood disorders.  Archives of General Psychiatry, 66, 1013-1021. doi:10.1001/archgenpsychiatry.2009.112.

Young, M.E. & Fristad, M.A. (2007).  Evidence based treatments for bipolar disorder in children and adolescents.  Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy, 37, 157-164. doi: 10.1007/s10879-007-9050-4