Monnica T. Williams, Ph.D.

Associate Director of the Center for Mental Health Disparities
Assistant Professor Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences
University of Louisville
Life Sciences Building, Room 345
2301 S. Third St., Louisville, KY 40292

Dr. Monnica T. Williams is a clinical psychologist and Associate Director of the Center for Mental Health Disparities at the University of Louisville in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences. Prior to joining the faculty at UofL, she was an Assistant Professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia for four years. Dr. Williams completed her undergraduate studies at MIT and UCLA. She received her Master's and Doctoral Degrees in clinical psychology from the University of Virginia, where she conducted research in the areas of psychopathology, tests and measurement, and ethnic differences. She completed her clinical internship at McGill University Health Centre, Montreal General Hospital Site, where she completed rotations in mood disorders, major mental illness, and sexual identity issues. She conducts assessments and provides treatment for adults and families with OCD, PTSD, and other disorders. 

Dr. Williams has published multiple book chapters and peer-reviewed articles, focused on anxiety disorders and cultural differences.  She has served on the board of directors of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Main Line chapter, the Delaware Valley Association of Black Psychologists, and the OC Foundation of California. She is currently a member of the International OCD Foundation (IOCDF) and the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, where she serves as the Special Interest Group (SIG) leader for African Americans in Behavioral Therapy.



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