Leveraging several years of professional experience, Brenda M. Williams is a recognized figure in the field of mental health services. Since 2020, she has served as a mental and behavioral health therapist with her own counseling center, Legacy Counseling LLC. Through her organization, Ms. Williams seeks to help her patients cultivate positive coping mechanisms in response to trauma and mental illness, as well as offer behavioral health services to offenders in the state of Georgia.
To prepare for her career, Ms. Williams received a bachelor’s degree in psychology, with a minor in sociology, in 2010. She subsequently earned a Master of Social Work from Hawaii Pacific University in 2013. A certified forensic social worker and clinical child youth family social worker, Ms. Williams intends to complete a doctoral degree in the coming years. She has also remained aware of developments in her area of expertise through her affiliation with the Alpha Gamma Xi Military Sorority.
Lending her talents to the written word as well, Ms. Williams is the author of numerous books, including “Diary of an Army Wife” and “The Heart of a Therapist.” Notably, she was featured in Black Gold Magazine for her excellence and was named an honorary instructor at Walden University.
Among the many achievements of her career, Ms. Williams is particularly proud of establishing her own counseling center, through which she has been able to increase access to mental health services for those in need. To this end, she attributes much of her success to her innate desire to help others and her passion for her work. Looking toward the future, Ms. Williams would like to establish Legacy Counseling LLC locations across the United States and perform more speaking engagements.