Racial and Generational Trauma Recovery: Evidence-based Somatic Interventions for BIPOC Clients
In this video, Dr. Williams invites you to practice a mindfulness exercise to use with your BIPOC clients to help them in the process of learning deeper self-awareness, how to regulate their nervous system, and manage their anxiety before it spirals from tolerable to overwhelming.


Chinwé Williams, PhD, is a licensed and board-certified and certified EMDR therapist in the state of Georgia. She is a former graduate counseling professor, college and high school counselor, and executive coach. She currently serves as a consultant for K-12 schools, non-profit, faith-based, and corporate work settings. Her expertise lies in areas of trauma recovery, stress/anxiety management, adolescent and women’s wellness, race-related traumatic stress, and equity centered trauma informed education. Dr. Williams has been on the faculty of multiple graduate programs, including Rollins College, Georgia State University, Argosy University, and University of Central Florida. As a graduate counseling professor spanning over 12 years, Dr. Williams has taught Multicultural Counseling and Trauma Impact & Recovery at several different universities.

Dr. Williams is also a published journal author and frequently featured expert blog, podcast, and media contributor on topics related to adolescent mental health, racialized stress, and trauma recovery. She is an active member of the American Counseling Association (ACA) and an invited speaker at local, national, and international conferences. Dr. Williams is the owner of Meaningful Solutions Counseling & Consulting, where she maintains a growing private practice in Roswell, GA. In addition, Dr. Williams is the co-author of the best-selling book Seen: Healing Despair and Anxiety in Kids and Teens Through the Power of Connection and the co-creator of "Healing Racial Trauma with Somatic Therapy," an online course to equip therapists and wellness professionals to address racial trauma in the therapy room.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Dr. Chinwé Williams is the co-owner of Southeastern Counselor Training Institute and has an employment relationship with Meaningful Solutions Counseling & Consulting. Dr. Williams receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.

Non-financial: Dr. Chinwé Williams has no relevant non-financial relationships.