About Dr. Kimberly Williams
Dr. Williams is a Pediatric Neuropsychologist and Clinical Psychologist with offices in Long Island and Brooklyn, New York. She has exceptional expertise in the evaluation of children with academic and learning problems, psychological disorders such as anxiety, depression, difficult or oppositional behaviors and those with developmental delays and social deficits. Dr. Williams also provides assessments for individuals with neurologic concerns such as tic disorders and tourettes syndrome, epilepsy, traumatic brain injuries and conditions secondary to medical illness.
Dr. Williams is also an experienced psychotherapist who provides empirically based behavioral intervention strategies for children, teens, young adults, parents and families. She regularly consults and provides workshops and training in issues related to Autism, Asperger's Disorder, Nonverbal Learning Disability, Special Education and Parent Advocacy. She has also published several articles discussing the effects of affluence and overindulgence in children. Dr. Williams has made appearances on Good Morning America, The Today Show, 20/20, The Big Idea, acknowledged in the Daily News and regularly featured on Martha Stewart Radio.In 2013, Dr. Williams co-founded the Long Island Professionals in ADHD Consortium (LIPAC) and now serves as co-President and Chairman of programming.
Dr. Williams is a graduate of Spelman College, earned her Doctor of Psychology at The Virginia Consortium Program in Clinical Psychology (The College of William and Mary, Norfolk State University, Old Dominion University and Eastern Virginia Medical School). She received her advanced training through Cornell Weill Medical Center at Lincoln Hospital and NYU Child Study Center and went on to join the faculty group practice and serve as Clinical Instructor of the Department for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the NYU Langone Medical Center, before opening her private practices.
What are the signs that my child may need to see a therapist?
I often tell parents that they should trust their intuition. If you think something is distressing to your child, its definitely worth having a discussion with a professional to explore the situation.