Shirley Young

Shirley Young

Aboriginal Social Worker, SA

Shirley Young is an Aboriginal woman descending from the Nukunu people in South Australia.

She is the proud mother of two children and the Director of Two Worlds Consultancy and co-director of Endless Eden.

Shirley has completed a Bachelor of Social Work-Honours, Diploma of Narrative Approaches in Counselling and a variety of formal and industry specific training.

She has worked in various Public Service organisations over a span of 24 years in portfolios such as Health, Child Protection and Child and Adolescent Mental Health.

The Mental Health Professionals’ Network (MHPN) respectfully acknowledges the Wurundjeri and the Boon Wurrung people of the Kulin nation, the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the land on which our office is situated. We also acknowledge Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia and pay our respects to their Elders past and present.