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Dr. D Ivan Young, PhD, CMC, MMsc

Certified Master Coach

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  • Years in Practice: 14 Years
  • School: University of Sedona / PhD
  • Year Graduated: 2011
  • Master Credentialed: International NLP Association / Master NLP Practitioner (2013)
  • Master Credentialed: Center for Applications of Psychological Type / Master MBTI® Practitioner (2013)
  • 2016 Houston City Council - Recognized for National and Local Contributions in Coaching
  • 2016 Top 50 Health & Wellness Professionals - D-Mars Business Journal
  • Top 20 Houston Health & Wellness Professionals - Top Twenty Houston.Com
  • 2017 - Life Coach of the Year - Black Life Coaches Network
    2017 - United States Congress Life Time Achievement Award
    2018 - Presidential Life Time Achievement Award - White House
About Dr. D Ivan Young:

A Credentialed Master MBTI Practitioner, a Credentialed Certified Master Coach and a Credentialed Master Neuro-Linguistic Programming Practitioner with a Ph.D. in Holistic Life Coaching - Dr. D Ivan Young empowers us to better understand ourselves, as he helps us to clearly grasp how and why others think about us the way they do.

Over the years, Dr. D Ivan Young, CMC has been, featured in and on TEDx, The Huffington Post, Yahoo News Groups, Black Enterprise,, Essence Magazine.Com, TV One's Hit Programs “Fatal Attraction” & “Justice by Any Means,” The Oxygen Networks hit program “Snapped” - Killer Couples, MSNBC, CNN, ABC, NBC, the Nationally Syndicated program "Daytime", CBS Radio, Access Hollywood, FOX News Magazine, Keeping it Real with Al Sharpton on Syndication One, Essence Magazine.Com, FOX News Houston, Divine Canada Women's Magazine, Rolling Out Magazine,, CBS Television's Great Day Houston featuring Deborah Duncan, Gaz Cooley Show - London, Let's Talk with Dr. Wendy, Tom Pope Show, and more. His most recent book, AnotherChance...Where Would You Be Without One! became an Amazon Best Seller in the fall of 2015. Prior to that his previous work, "Break Up, Don't Break Down" released by Reality -N- 3D Publishing in April, 2010 was termed "The Relationship Manual" by the Associated Press.

Conferred in November of 2013, Dr. D Ivan Young, CMC has been bestowed the consummate credential of MBTI Master Practitioner. Psychological-type professionals who obtain the credential of MBTI® Master Practitioner are recognized for their unparalleled expertise in utilizing and interpreting the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Assessment and are invited to join the MBTI® Master Practitioner Referral Network.

In 2016 Dr. Young was selected from over 12,500 professionals, by Business Journal, as one of the Top 50 African American Health, Wellness, and Mental Health Professionals in Metropolitan Houston.


  • Addiction
  • Adoption
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Career Counseling
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Dependent Personality Issues
  • Depression
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Grief
  • Infidelity
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Life Coaching
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Men's Issues
  • Obesity
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Personality Disorders
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Spirituality
  • Substance Abuse
  • Thinking Disorders
  • Weight Loss
  • Women's Issues


Age Groups:
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (+65)



Confused about why of your personal/professional relationships aren't working? When it comes to your private life, do you find yourself stressing? Are you wondering if you should stay, leave, or give an ultimatum? If you're sick and tired of being sick and tired, and finally ready to take charge of your life, Dr. D can help.

Success in how having good relationships with others is NOT an's the Result of Intention accompanied by Preparation Meeting Opportunity. The key to creating good relationships is knowing what needs fixing and how to fix it.

As a Relationship Expert, Master Credentialed MBTI Practitioner and TEDx speaker, Dr. D Ivan Young has worked with a wide variety of people, helping them face, and overcome their fears, while giving them the tools they need to improve their lives.

"Developing a good relationship with anyone else begins with knowing, and understanding all aspects of yourself. You may have charisma and a good personality, but if you don't know how to use what you've got, or how to effectively communicate with others, you're doomed,"  Dr. Young.

Dr. D Ivan Young has developed powerful, no-nonsense approaches that can help one gain clarity while achieving self-actualization. Utilizing a combination of proven instruments including the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®) personality inventory, The Thomas-Killman Conflict Mode Assessment, The Pearson Marr-Archetype Indicator, and Neuro-Linguistic Programming matched with his profound understanding of the human psyche, which enables him to get to the core of self-defeating behaviors.

Dr. D can help you master the necessary tools you need to start living a profoundly extraordinary life!

Treatment Orientation:
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Family / Marital
  • Gestalt
  • Holistic Life Coaching
  • Humanistic
  • Interpersonal
  • Jungian
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Multicultural
  • Neuro Linguistic Programming
  • Neuro-Linguistic
  • Psychological Testing and Evaluation
  • Relational
  • Relationship Crisis Intervention
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Video Counseling
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family


Avg Cost (per session):

$150 - $300 (Sliding Scale)

Accepted Payment Methods:

Cash, Check, Major Credit Cards, Flexible Spending Account


Dr. Young does not accept insurance. However, he does offer affordable payment options. Please Visit His Website for more information.



5225 Katy Fwy., Suite 410, Houston, TX 77007

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