Danielle Young, Psy.D.

Full-Time Temporary Lecturer
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Full-Time Temporary Lecturer


Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, Baylor University, 2016

M.S.C.P., Clinical Psychology, Baylor University, 2013

B.A., Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2008


While in graduate school, Dr. Young's research focused on the assessment of neurocognitive outcomes in youth with chronic health conditions, such as obesity and diabetes, and associations among perceived stress, coping styles, and emotional eating in adolescents. Dr. Young completed her clinical internship at the University of Texas/Dell Children's Medical Center is Austin, Texas. Following the completion of her clinical internship and doctoral studies, Dr. Young returned to Baylor University to serve as a temporary full-time lecturer in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience. Additionally, Dr. Young works part-time as a clinician providing therapeutic and assessment services in the community.


Young, D. & Limbers, C.A. (in press). Avoidant coping moderates the relationship between stress and depressive emotional eating in adolescents. Eating and Weight Disorders: Studies on Anorexia, Bulimia, and Obesity.

Limbers, C.A., Young, D., Jernigan, S., Bryant, W., & Stephen, M. (2017). A comparison between objective measures and parental behavioral rating scales of memory and attention in pediatric endocrinology patients. Applied Neuropsychology: Child, 6, 172-119.

Limbers, C.A., Young, D., & Beaujean, A. (2016). The Emotional Eating Scale adapted for use in children and adolescents: Factorial invariance across adolescent males and females. Eating Behaviors, 22, 164-169.

Limbers, C.A., Young, D., Bryant, W., & Stephen, M. (2015). Associations between family religious practices, internalizing/externalizing behaviors, and body mass index in obese pediatric patients. International Journal of Psychiatry and Medicine, 49, 215-226.

Limbers, C.A., Emery, K., Young, D., & Stephen, M. (2015). Cognitive functioning, metabolic control, and treatment type in youth with type 1 diabetes. Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, 28, 353-355.

Limbers, C.A. & Young, D. (2015). Executive functions and consumption of fruits/vegetables and high saturated fat foods in young adults. Journal of Health Psychology, 20, 602-611.

Limbers, C.A., Young, D., & Grimes, G. (2014). Dietary, physical activity, and sedentary behaviors associated with percent body fat in rural Hispanic youth. Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 28, 63-70.

Young, D., Limbers, C.A., & Grimes, G. (2013). Is Body Mass Index or percent body fat a stronger predictor of health-related quality of life in rural Hispanic youth? Applied Research in Quality of Life, 18, 519-529.

Courses taught at Baylor

  • PSY 1305 - Introduction to Psychology
  • PSY 3308 - Theories of Psychotherapy and Counseling
  • PSY 3350 - Lifespan Human Development
  • PSY 4V96 - Poverty and Development