Jennifer  L. Williams, LCSW

Jennifer Williams, PHD, LCSW

Assistant Professor, Undergraduate Social Work Program


PhD. Barry University, 2016
MSW, Barry University, 1998.
BSW, University of Central Florida, 1997.

Areas of Interest

  • Neuroscience and Psychotherapy
  • Integrative Medicine
  • Regression Therapy


Jennifer Williams joined Barry University’s School of Social Work in the fall of 2008. She teaches Introduction to Social Work, and Personal, Social, and Cultural Influences on Helping in the BSW Program, and Social Work and Spirituality in the MSW Program.

Her current practice interests include holistic approaches to stress management and wellness, anxiety, depression, trauma, and regression therapy. As a certified Clinical Hypnotherapist, she combines traditional counseling techniques with complementary modalities that rely upon the connections between body, mind, and spirit. Williams has also received training from Dr. Herbert Benson and associates of the Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Her current research interests revolve around neuroscience and psychotherapy, with a focus on interpersonal neurobiology and integrating neuroplasticity into clinical practice. Williams is a member of the NASW.

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