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DrWilliams
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Dr. Sarah Williams is a Research Fellow within the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She graduated from Virginia Tech in 2007 with a Bachelors in honors in Psychology. She then went on to complete a Master's in Clinical Psychology in 2010 before completing her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology in 2013, both from the University of Louisville. The primary focus of Dr. Williams' work has been in the development, maintenance, and treatment of anxiety disorders. She has also received extensive training in the provision of cognitive-behavior therapy. Currently, Dr. Williams coordinates the Baltimore site for the School-Based Treatment for Anxiety Research Study (STARS). This multi-site, randomized controlled trial explores the applicability and effectiveness of providing cognitive-behavior therapy to anxious children within a school setting. In addition to her research, Dr. Williams also provides outpatient psychotherapy to children and their families within the Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic at the Kennedy Krieger Institute. She specializes in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorders, hoarding, and other anxiety disorders.

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