About Me

Cristina Young is a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) in private practice in Greenwich, CT. Cristina has more than 25 years experience providing professional support to children, adolescents, adults, and families in a variety of settings, including schools, hospitals, and residential treatment centers. She has lived and worked in the Fairfield County area for almost 20 years. Prior to opening her private practice, Cristina worked as a parenting educator, school counselor, admissions officer, and teacher. Cristina received her Master’s in Social Work from the University of Southern California and her bachelor’s and teaching degree from Barnard College, Columbia University. She and her husband have three children, ages 20, 18, and 15.  


In their spare time, Cristina and her husband host "The Neighborhood Project" once a month in their home. This conversation concept, created by The Nantucket Project, intends to bring  people together in regular communication with the goal of connecting and healing communities. Learn more  at https://theneighborhoodproject.com/.   As the "psychologist consultant" to an earring of the month club designed to honor adolescent girls' developing voices, Cristina contributes content and advice to Rowan. Take a look here https://heyrowan.com/products/rowan-earring-club to understand more about this growing business. Cristina has also volunteered with Building One Community, where she teaches ESL to adults.  She is proud to be affiliated with this organization and encourages others to learn more about the work they do and how they can help https://building1community.org/.   


A clip from the Resiliency Roadshow presentation in Darien, CT   January 2020


Clip from a talk Cristina gave at King School, May 2019

Clip from a talk Cristina gave at The Field Club, April 2018


Another clip from the talk Cristina gave at King School, May 2019