Director of Family Programs
Laura L. Williams, MA, LPC (CO), AMFT (CA). Ms. Williams earned her Master Degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Colorado at Denver in 1996. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Colorado and Associate Marriage and Family Therapist in California. Currently Ms. Williams is the Integrated Health Specialist and a Clinical Counselor at the Center for Post Traumatic Growth in Gold River CA. Ms. Williams was the Director of Veterans Services for the Colorado State Office of Behavioral Health where she directed a federal grant to establish Veterans Treatment Courts in Colorado Springs, Denver, and other statewide locations. During this time 2,000 law enforcement, judicial, educational, and veteran organizations received training on impacts from post traumatic stress and traumatic brain injuries from combat and other service related events. She worked as a Trauma Treatment Specialist and Clinical Supervisor for Columbine Connections Resource Center providing psychotherapy to the victims and family members of the Columbine school shooting for four years. She also worked as a Trauma Therapist and Supervisor at the Jefferson Center for Mental Health for six years where she worked with children, adolescents, and families. Ms. Williams has extensive experience providing crisis mental health assessments, clinical referrals, and working with emergency medical professionals in hospital settings.