Cynthia Williams

Contributing Faculty
College of Social and Behavioral Health
School of Counseling
M.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Dr. Williams graduated from Walden University with a doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision. She is a Licensed Marriage Family Therapist-Supervisor (LMFT-S) in Texas and California. She also practices as a Licensed Dependency Counselor (LCDC) and Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Texas. She currently works in private practice and is a clinical director for a residential treatment facility working with foster youth. Dr. Williams has experience in residential treatment, CPS, inpatient/outpatient hospital settings, case management, and schools. She completed her clinical doctoral internship working with children in residential treatment and as a teaching assistant at Walden University. She has worked in the helping field for over 15 years and specializes in the areas of mental health, substance abuse, and supervision. Her research interests are mental health, social justice issues, supervision, counselor education, multicultural counseling, and qualitative research.


MS, California State University, Sacramento

BA, California State University, Hayward (Eastbay)