Gretchen Williams, LCPC, M.Div
Practicing Since: 2003
Disorders Served: ADD/ADHD, Addiction (Process i.e. food, gambling, other), Addiction (Substance Dependence i.e. drugs/alcohol), Adoption/Foster Care, Anger Management, Anxiety/Panic, Behavioral Issues, Bipolar Disorder, Blended Family, Couples Intensive, Depression, Divorce, Grief/Bereavement, Infertility, Infidelity, Loss/Abandonment, Marital/Premarital, Miscarriages, Self-esteem/self-worth, Testing/Evaluation, Trauma
Special Populations Served: Adolescents, Adults, Couples, Families
What Clients Can Expect: Gretchen is a compassionate and empathetic therapist that motivates, encourages, and challenges her clients to focus on improvements that lead to positive change. She employs a variety of techniques to guide her clients to wholeness, mental health, and sobriety. She is client-centered and psychodynamic in her approach with them. Clients know that the treatment setting is a safe place to reveal brokenness and seek wholeness.
About: Gretchen completed graduate school at the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary where she obtained a Master of Divinity Degree in Psychology and Counseling. God called her to help His hurting people while she was an undergraduate student at Xavier University of Louisiana. She is excited about her assigned and is humbled by the people whom allow her to hear the most intimate details of their lives. She understands the fact that all healing experienced by her clients is attributed to the Lord.
Gretchen’s 15 years of professional experience includes inpatient therapy to adults with mental illness and substance abuse concerns, grief counseling, school-based mental health, trauma treatment of incarcerated females, and counseling to children and adolescents in the foster care system in addition to providing outpatient services to individuals, couples, and families. In her personal time, Gretchen enjoys spending time with her husband and two children.
*Offers Video Counseling