Department of Educational Counselling and Psychology, and Special Education (ECPS)
Dr. Young is a counselling psychologist whose research focuses the development and application of action theory and the qualitative action-project method to a variety of research topics, including the transition to adulthood, families, vocational psychology, counselling, health, and suicide. He developed and uses both contextual action theory as a framework for human science research and practice and the action-project method as a qualitative research method for researching goal-directed action.
Keywords:action; counselling; vocational psychology; qualitative research methods; youth; families; suicide.
Departmental profile page