Dr. Regina Williams


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Dr. Regina Williams

Dr. Regina Williams

Adjunct Instructor, Counseling

Ph.D., North Carolina State University
M.Ed., Valdosta State University
B.S., University of Georgia


Regina Gavin Williams holds a Ph.D. in Counseling & Counselor Education from North Carolina State University. She is a National Certified Counselor NCC, a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of North Carolina, and a 2016 National Board for Certified Counselors Minority Fellowship Program MFP Doctoral Fellow. Dr. Williams has worked with individuals and families within educational and community mental health settings. As a community-based clinician, she helped children and adolescents in foster care develop skills designed to overcome the environmental and systemic barriers that impede adult self-sufficiency. Her research interest includes the career and college readiness, mental health needs, and the adult self-sufficiency of adolescents aging out of the foster care system.

Dr. Williams has been actively involved in professional leadership such as serving as Member-at-Large, Government Relations on the North Carolina Counseling Association NCCA Governing Council, and a three-year term as President of the North Carolina Association of Multicultural and Development NCAMCD. As an educator, she enjoys engaging students in topics related to diversity and social justice, and assisting others in making meaningful connections in their local communities.