Pastor Dianne P. Young, is a wife, mother, grandmother, sister, preacher and teacher. She labors in ministry as Pastor of The Healing Center Full Gospel Baptist Church in Memphis, Tennessee where she is proficient in organizing, unifying, and networking. Pastor Young attended the University of Memphis, Light University and Tennessee State University. She attended Carolina University where she received her BA and Master Christian Counseling Psychology (MCCP). She received an honorary doctorate from St. Thomas Christian College in Jacksonville, Florida. She is a Certified Wellness Inventory Coach and Certified Marriage and Family Counselor. She is also a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors. Pastor Young has preached and conducted many workshops and seminars across the country. She and her husband, Bishop William M. Young are co-founders of the National Suicide and the Black Church Conference. The first Conference was held in 2003 with about 50 attendees; it has since grown to over 400 attendees. Pastor Young served on the Board of Memphis Mental Health and as a member of the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Planning and Policy Council. Pastor Young currently serves as a member of the Board of Western State Mental Institute (Bolivar, Tennessee), West Cancer Foundation Board and a Board Member of NAMI Tennessee. Pastor Young was named WMC-TV5 Hometown Hero, November, 2021. She was recognized by the National Association of Social Workers-Tennessee Chapter, Public Citizen of the Year Award, in March 2022. Currently she is COO, (Chief Operating Officer) for the Emotional Fitness Centers of Tennessee, the Wellness and Stress Clinic of Memphis and Project Manager, F.A.C.E.S. of Memphis, Shelby County’s Family organization. She served as Customer Service Manager for the United States Postal Service in Memphis, Tennessee, Executive Director of Glorious Future Head Start, and Administrator of Heavenly Touch Center of Learning. She facilitates support groups, ministerial training classes and individual and marriage counseling at The Healing Center’s Counseling Center and, co-hosts the oldest Christian radio talk show every Sunday morning in the Greater Memphis, Mid-South area: “On The Road To Healing” with her husband, Dr. William M. Young for more than 27 years.