Amanda E. Williams, M.D., F.A.P.A.

Amanda E. Williams, Board Certified Adult PsychiatristBoard Certified Adult Psychiatrist
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Dr. Williams is a board-certified adult psychiatrist specializing in the true integration of psychopharmacology with psychotherapy. She believes in active collaboration with patients to achieve treatment goals, while reducing the need for psychotropic medication when appropriate. She encourages patients, within an empathic and supportive environment, to gain a better understanding of themselves in order to facilitate positive change.

Dr. Williams received her bachelor’s degree in Integrated Life Sciences from Kent State University and her medical degree from Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine (NEOUCOM). She trained in adult psychiatry at the Medical College of Virginia, where she served as Chief Resident.

Dr. Williams entered private practice in general adult psychiatry in 2002, with a focus on providing psychoanalytically oriented, cognitive-behavioral, and supportive psychotherapy in combination with medication management. She also served as Director of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry for Akron General Medical Center where she managed various psychiatric conditions in the context of acute and chronic medical issues. Before relocating to Georgia in 2009, Dr. Williams served for several years as Assistant Professor of Psychiatry for NEOUCOM, directing the Psychiatry Resident Clinic while maintaining her private practice.

Dr. Williams is experienced in the treatment of a variety of psychiatric conditions including mood disorders such as depression and bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, adjustment reactions, psychotic disorders, and the care of psychiatric conditions in those with mental retardation/developmental disabilities. In addition to providing individual psychotherapy combined with medication management, Dr. Williams offers coordinated medication management for patients who see another provider for therapy. Dr. Williams is certified in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy by the Cleveland Center for Cognitive Therapy and is a fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and a member of the National Medical Association.