Eric Williams

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

Dr. Eric A. Williams is a Georgia native, US Army veteran, and Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Supervisor and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in NC and Licensed Professional Counselor in GA. He has nearly 20 years of serving others in the mental health field.

Dr. Williams has taught in various graduate-level online programs to include Clinical Mental Health, Marriage and Family Therapy, and Human Services since 2017. Courses he's experienced in teaching include ethics, research methods, family therapy, and practicum courses to name a few. He joined Walden University as a contributing faculty member in 2021.

Dr. Williams' current research interests include relationship satisfaction within special needs communities and fatherhood within BIPOC families. He has presented at various international, national, and state-level conferences to include Christian Association of Psychological Studies (CAPS), American Counseling Association (ACA), and Licensed Professional Counselor Association of North Carolina (LPCANC).

He is currently a member of ACA and American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT).

Courses Taught

COUN 6100 - Intro to CMHC

COUN 6771 - Counseling Practicum

COUN 6682 - Counseling Internship I

COUN 6782 - Counseling Internship II

CPLB 601 - CMHC Pre-Practicum I


PhD, Regent University

MS, Valdosta State University

BS, Valdosta State University

Public Service

Mariposa School for Children with Autism, Board of Directors -

Hope Narrative Mental Health Services, Board Member -


Williams, E. A. (2022). Fathering Children with Developmental Differences.


Williams, E. A. (2019). Autism Driven Life: Loving and Living with Purpose. Autism Society of Cumberland County

Williams, E. A., Devose, D. (2019). Autism in African American Families: Social Constructivism and Its Use with African American Fathers.