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, and Licensed and Board-Certified EMDR therapist has been supporting BIPOC clients with trauma recovery for over a decade. She serves the BIPOC community as a published researcher, author, consultant, educator, and a featured expert blog and media contributor. She specializes in somatically focused approaches to teach clients how to regulate the nervous system and safely use the body for healing racial trauma. A former faculty member at Georgia State University, the University of Central Florida, and Rollins College, 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. She is on the advisory board for Brightline – a behavioral health company that provides telemedicine to kids, teens, and families where she consults on how best to support BIPOC youth and families through programs, content and care team training. She is the owner of Meaningful Solutions Counseling & Consulting, a thriving private practice in Roswell, GA and the co-author of the best-selling book Seen: Healing Despair and Anxiety in Kids and Teens Through the Power of Connection.

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. She receives royalties as a published author. Dr. Williams receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.

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