Dr. Allison (Alli) Young is a board-certified adult psychiatrist with a practice that offers telehealth throughout Florida and New York.

Additionally, Dr. Young is a medical writer and media consultant. She has authored a number of publications on mental health and has been featured as a media expert in print and in podcasts. Behind the scenes, she uses her expertise to help media outlets plan and create accurate, timely and relevant mental health content.

Dr. Young serves as an affiliate professor of psychiatry at FAU Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine. She is an active member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine and American Psychiatric Association. She has spoken at national conferences and published scientific articles and textbook chapters on a variety of mental health topics, most notably on the use of evidence-based lifestyle interventions in mental health care. She also teaches medical trainees and has led workshops for physicians and allied health professionals on this topic.

Dr. Young is a graduate of Georgetown University, where she earned a B.S. with a major in Neurobiology and minor in Theology. She obtained her medical degree from NYU Grossman School of Medicine with honors in Neuroscience and Physiology. She completed her psychiatry training at NYU Grossman School of Medicine, where she was among a small group of residents selected to participate in the Resident-Researcher Program. Throughout her undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate training, Dr. Young conducted research on brain development and mental health. During her psychiatry training, Dr. Young sought additional training in women’s mental health and cognitive behavioral therapy. Dr. Young has also completed specialized training in evidence-based lifestyle interventions, including mindfulness-based stress management, exercise and nutrition.