Mary Beth Young
Mary Beth Young is the Assertive Community Treatment Team Lead (ACTT) for Davidson and Rowan counties, which involves supervising a team of multi-disciplinary professionals who support individuals with severe and persistent mental illness in their homes and in the community.
Young worked for Monarch from 2007 to 2010 as a Clinical Program Manager and then a therapist. In 2008, Monarch honored her with the Eula B. Cranford Professional of the Year Award. She returned to Monarch in 2016 to serve in her current role.
For the first half of her career, she worked with children and adolescents who experienced trauma and displayed severe emotional and behavioral issues. Since then, she has focused on being an administrator and working with individuals who have complex clinical issues. Her volunteer experience includes training caregivers in Senegal, Ukraine, and Haiti on how to work with young people who have experienced trauma.
Young’s areas of expertise include trauma, working with individuals who demonstrate complex clinical issues, and serving as an administrator. She has written two chapters published in the book “Healing for Hurting Hearts: A Handbook for Counseling Children and Youth in Crisis”; one titled Basic Counseling Skills and the other Healing Through Focused Play.
Young earned a Masters of Social Work (MSW) from University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and has been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) for 21 years. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends.