Addette L. Williams
Dr. Addette Williams joined Columbia Health in 1999, as a postdoctoral fellow. Before joining Columbia Health, Addette completed a clinical psychology internship at North Central Bronx Hospital. Prior to this, she was a therapist at the Brooklyn Center for Children and Families, and completed a graduate fellowship at the Psychological Counseling and Adult Development Center at The Graduate Center of The City University of New York. She earned a B.A. in economics and political science from Yale University, and a Ph.D. from The City University of New York. She has received professional training in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and the Gottman Method for couple therapy.
Addette has a broad range of professional interests that include the psychological effects of trauma, the mental health of people of color, the integration of psychodynamically informed therapy with mindfulness-based practices, couples and gender issues. In addition, she facilitates a mindfulness group for those interested in learning how to meditate.