Adrienne Williams is a Colorado native who recently relocated back to Atlanta from Philadelphia, PA. She is a psychotherapist in private practice; she is the Founder and Lead Therapist at Sexual Epiphany: The People’s Therapy Center.
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 high school developed in partnership with The Franklin Institute based in Philadelphia, PA. Currently, she is a doctoral student 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 an educator, social justice advocate, community activist and social worker.
She began her career as a Public Relations entrepreneur after graduating from Clark Atlanta University with a B.A. in Public Relations. In 2008, Ms. Williams Co-Founded a Philadelphia non-profit, Elements Organization, which hosted an annual conference for LGBTQ women of color. She earned a Dual Master’s in Social Work and Human Sexuality Education from Widener University and she is presently licensed in Pennsylvania and Georgia. In 2013, Ms. Williams was the Widener University Oskin Leadership Institute Graduate Fellow where her research focused on leadership within the context of gender. 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 and couples counseling. 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