Kyra Williams is a Licensed Associate Counselor.  She obtained a Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Capella University and has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Farleigh Dickinson University.

Kyra has extensive experience working with clients with both behavioral health and co-occurring substance abuse concerns. She has experience in facilitating psychoeducational groups as well as supportive  individual counseling. Kyra enjoys working in the community with clients focusing on distress tolerance and learning ways to function within the community. Kyra specializes in working primarily with adults and young adult populations  who suffer with depression, anxiety, substance abuse, and other mental health concerns that impact daily living. Kyra uses a variety of modalities in her therapy sessions in order to provide individualized care. She primarily utilizes a person-centered approach and uses mindfulness and motivational interviewing in her sessions.

When she is not working, Kyra enjoys practicing healthy self-care by relaxing at home or at the movies watching a horror or comedy. She encourages her clients to work to identify a variety of self-care techniques.

Capella University, Minneapolis, MN, Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MS)
Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison, NJ,  Bachelor of Arts in Psychology – (BA)

License, Certificates & Advanced Credentials
Licensed Associate Counselor (LAC) – New Jersey – License No. 37AC00663800
Motivational Interviewing Certificate
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Certificate
AMSR Outpatient Training Zero Suicide Certificate
Supervisor: Rosenna Pemberton, LPC, PsyA, ACS

Helping Areas of Interest
Anxiety, Depression and Mood Disorders
Co-Occurring Addictions
Women’s Issues

Helping Orientation Preferences
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
Supportive Reflection
Motivational Interviewing

Client Focus
I enjoy providing a person-centered approach to any client seeking support with emotional distress, unhealthy coping mechanisms and lack of motivation.

Kyra is a committed and developing therapist and is looking forward to working in partnership with clients to facilitate hope and healing at Lessons N Sessions and is a welcomed addition to our clinical team.