Vanessa Williams (she/her/hers)


Vanessa Williams, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Brooklyn, NY

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About My Clients

In my practice I value working with intersectional identities and provide anti-oppressive psychotherapy. I have a wealth of experience treating depression, anxiety, relationship stress, low self-esteem and identity issues. I also provide trauma informed care to my client’s. I have years of experience working with adults with PTSD and trauma survivors; specifically, survivors of childhood sexual abuse.

My Background and Approach

I earned my B.S. from New York University in Applied Psychology. I then went on to receive her Masters of Social Work from NYU Silver School of Social Work in 2014 and now practice as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. During my graduate program I was a part of the New York State Office of Mental Health Social Work Deans Consortium Evidence Based Practice Project. During my participation in this program I received extensive training and education in recovery oriented, evidence-based practices for adults. I am a seasoned clinician who has practiced in both outpatient and inpatient behavioral health settings throughout NYC, including NewYork-Presbyterian and NYU Langone Health systems. I completed an Advanced CBT training certificate program at NYU Silver School of Social Work and is skillful in treating trauma, anxiety and depression.

My Personal Beliefs and Interests

Taking care of our mental health is an essential part of living a full, happy and meaningful life. We all have an inherent human need to feel heard and understood by others. I pride myself in creating a safe and trusting therapeutic alliance with my clients and honor intersectional identities. I am interactive, non-judgmental and empathic in my approach. In working with my clients, my style is eclectic and I believe in taking a client centered approach and meeting my client’s where they are in their individual journey. It is my goal to help cultivate within my client’s self-compassion.

I offer online counseling in the following states:

At A Glance

  • Experience: 8 years of practice
  • Languages: English
  • Rate: $175 - 200/session

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