Muir Wood Teen

Carolyn Younger, LMFT

Family Support

Carolyn Younger is a Certified Clinical Supervisor, a Certified Clinician of Domestic Violence, and a Registered Drama Therapist with nearly 20 years of experience working with youth in a variety of therapeutic settings. After graduating from UC Berkeley’s Drama Department, she worked in theatre and films in London, Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco. Carolyn received her Masters in Counseling Psychology, with an emphasis in Drama Therapy, from California Institute of Integral Studies. During her tenure at McAuley’s Adolescent In Patient and the Acute Outpatient Programs, she worked with adolescents providing a safe and thoughtful environment to help youth feel comfortable exploring and discussing their thoughts, feelings and behaviors. She is passionate about establishing a therapeutic relationship with her clients and walk the path of healing and wholeness together, no matter how challenging that path may be, guiding each client toward a deeper understanding and connection with those around them and most importantly with them self. Carolyn has also worked in California Pacific Medical Center’s, Skilled Nursing Facility and Swindells Alzheimer’s Residential Program. Currently, she treats adult clients in Recovery at Center Point, San Rafael as well as with couples, families and individuals at Marin’s, Jewish Family and Children Services. She is also the clinical design coordinator and clinical therapist at Marin’s Center for Domestic Peace. Carolyn, a California native, grew up enjoying the beauty and the challenge of hiking the John Muir trail with her father. Today she continues to have the good fortune of gathering her daily strength and inspiration from nature in Marin County where she lives and works as well as from her family, friends and colleagues.

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