Dr. Daniel Williams, Jr., has over 26 years of clinical experience in mental health. He has worked in forensic psychology, treating adult patients who were unfit to stand trial. He also treated emotionally disturbed children and adolescents in an inpatient psychiatric facility.
“My job is very personal to me as it should be when working one-on-one with people. It’s the most rewarding thing to me when my patients see growth in their own lives and journeys.” -Dr. Williams
Dr. Williams is a faculty member at the University of Phoenix, where he has taught graduate psychology courses for the past 8 years. He teaches advanced abnormal psychology and ethics classes.
Dr. Williams has a doctorate degree in clinical psychology from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology (ISPP), located in Rolling Meadows, IL; he earned his Master’s degree in clinical psychology from ISPP; he has a Master’s degree in social work from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and a B.A. from George Williams College, located in Downers Grove, IL. Moreover, he is an ordained minister and a former professional baseball player with the Pittsburgh Pirates Organization.
Dr. Williams is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA). He is also a former member of the Screen Acting Guild (SAG). He is a black belt in Taekwondo.
He has a younger brother and sister. Both parents are still living. He also has two daughters and four grandchildren: three granddaughters and one grandson.
He enjoys reading, playing chess, tennis, working out, traveling, family gatherings and cooking. He considers cooking for others and cleaning as his therapy.