Camilla Williams, Ph.D., is an Associate Faculty of Psychology and the Coordinator of Admissions and Advising for the Post Baccalaureate Clinical Psychology Certificate Program at Fielding Graduate University. She is a licensed clinical psychologist and works in a practice focused on serving LGBTQIAAP clients.
Dr. Williams earned her undergraduate degrees in Psychology and French at Kansas State University. She earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at Michigan State University in Lansing, Michigan. After working in college and university counseling centers for over a decade, she began working in a small group therapy practice and focusing her training, supervision, and mentoring interests on preparing students for graduate school and work as psychologists.
Areas of Expertise (6)
Training and Supervision
College Student Mental Health
First Generation College Students
Michigan State University: PhD, Clinical Psychology 2004
Michigan State University: MA, Psychology 1998
Kansas State University: BA, French 1995
Kansas State University: BS, Psychology 1995
- California Psychological Association (CPA) : Member
Issues and Implications of Deaf Culture in TherapyProfessional Psychology Research and Practice
2004 In the United States, it is estimated that between 200,000 and 500,000 individuals are culturally Deaf. Deaf culture provides unique challenges that can impact standard therapeutic techniques. Issues regarding the ability of hearing therapists to effectively work with Deaf clients are addressed, and a number of guidelines are offered to assist hearing therapists in bridging language barriers and cultural gaps with Deaf clients. Additionally, concerns about the selection and inclusion of sign language interpreters are discussed.