About Us

Kidlutions was founded by Wendy Young, LMSW, BCD, the mom of three, an award-winning child and family therapist and an Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Michigan State University's School of Social Work and is the Clinical Director of Comprehensive Counseling & Consulting, LLC. She holds both a clinical and macro license in clinical social work.  She is the co-author of BLOOM: 50 Things to Say, Think and Do with Anxious, Angry and Over-the-Top Kids, along with Dr. Lynne Kenney.

Wendy Young

Wendy also consults to the Michigan Department of Community Health/Department of Education. She has expertise in trauma, anger and anxiety management for kids, grief and loss and behavioral disorders.

Her writing has appeared in magazines such as Parenting, Family Fun and Woman's World. Her work has also been featured in several books. She resides in Michigan's Upper Peninsula and is recognized world-wide as a thought leader in early childhood and adolescent mental health. Her website is

Kidlutions provides social-emotional development like you've never seen! Our products are developed to help kids and teens cultivate the crucial skills that breed success in every area of life. Kidlutions has existed as an entity for close to 25 years, and has been online for nearly a decade.

Systems with which Wendy has been involved include:

State of Michigan Department of Education

State of Michigan Department of Community Health

Eastern Upper Peninsula Intermediate School District

Family Forum, Inc. - Head Start and Early Head Start

Gogebic-Ontonagon - Head Start and Early Head Start

Bad River Head Start

Luther L. Wright Middle School/High School

GOCAA - Community Action Agency

Michigan Department of Human Services

Western Upper Peninsula Substance Abuse Services

Caring Home Health/Grand View Hospital

Gogebic-Ontonagon Intermediate School District

University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh

School-Based Mental Health Programming - TAS

Her writing has appeared in:
Family Fun Magazine

Parenting Magazine

Chicken Soup for the Soul Books

Woman's World Magazine
                                                                          Healing Magazine

The Next Step Magazine

The Master Teacher

Michigan's Wonder Years

Various Newspapers

   In addition to writing, Wendy is a sought after trainer for behavioral and mental health concerns of childhood.  Her interests include behavior management, helping caregivers and teachers deal more effectively with  challenging/difficult children, the impact of temperament on behavior, and infant and maternal mental health.

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