Director of Admissions and Dean of Students
Adrienne N. Williams is a Colorado native who recently relocated back to Atlanta from Philadelphia, PA. She is a psychotherapist in private practice and completing a clinical residency at Heartwork Counseling Center in historic Inman Park.
An enthusiast of innovative education, Ms. Williams joins Lab Atlanta as the former Director of Partnerships for Science Leadership Academy at Beeber; an inquiry-driven, project-based magnet high school developed in partnership with The Franklin Institute based in Philadelphia, PA. Currently, she is a doctoral candidate at Widener University and an Adjunct Professor at Columbia University in the city of New York, teaching graduate students in the School of Social Work. She is a dedicated and driven clinician with over fifteen years of diverse work experience as a therapist, educator, social justice advocate, community activist and social worker.
Her goal as a clinician is to dismantle stigma and shame about mental health and sex in our society. In her private practice, she provides individual therapy, couples counseling, workshops and professional development. As a licensed social worker, her philosophy of psychotherapy is grounded in developing authentic relationships by providing an open and safe environment for the people she serves.