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Richard Craig Williams

Richard "Craig" Williams

Dr. Williams received his doctorate in Counseling and Student Personnel Psychology from the University of Minnesota in 1988. Over the course of his career, he has served on the faculty of Northern Illinois University, Marquette University, and most recently at Wilmington University, where he was the Chair/Director of CACREP approved programs in Community Counseling and Clinical Mental Health Counseling. In addition to his various roles as a Counselor Educator, Dr. Williams provided clinical supervision, psychological services and mental health counseling in a variety of university, agency, and private practice settings. He has published in the areas of school counseling, crisis intervention, and mental health counseling and is currently focusing on developing a research agenda regarding the reduction of aggression.

In his personal life, Dr. Williams has traveled extensively in the Caribbean where he mastered the fine art of total relaxation. He has been married for 33 years and he and his wife Kathy have a daughter who is a pre-med student in her senior year at the University of Delaware and a second daughter who teaches high school Spanish. He and Kathy are excited about locating to El Paso and joining the UTEP community where they can explore the history and culture of a what is an entirely new region of the country for them.