Dr. Jacqueline N. Williams, MD
Addiction Psychiatrist | Addiction Medicine1670 Clairmont Rd Decatur Georgia, 30033
Dr. Jacqueline Williams is a psychiatrist practicing in Atlanta, GA. Dr. Williams is a medical doctor specializing in the care of substance use disorders and mental health patients. Dr. Williams attended UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson for medical school. She then attended Medical College of Georgia for Psychiatric Residency. As a psychiatrist, Dr. Williams diagnoses and treats mental illnesses. Dr. Williams may treat patients through a variety of methods including medications, psychotherapy (talk therapy), psychosocial interventions and more, depending on each individual case. Different medications that a psychiatrist might prescribe include antidepressants, antipsychotic mediations, mood stabilizers, stimulants, sedatives and hypnotics. Dr. Williams treats conditions like depression, anxiety, OCD, substance use disorders, dual diagnosis, bipolar disorders, insomnia, ADHD and other mental illnesses. Dr. Williams is a fellow of both the American Psychiatric Association and the American Society of Addiction Medicine.
Education and Training
Robert Wood Johnson Medical MD 2006
Spelman College BA 2001
Medical College of Georgia Residency 2010
American Board of Preventive Medicine
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
- American Board of Addiction Medicine
- American Society of Addiction Medicine
- American Psychiatric Association
- National Medical Association
- American Medical Association
- American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry
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Get to know Psychiatrist Dr. Jacqueline N. Williams, who serves patients in Decatur, Georgia.
Since May of 2012, Dr. Williams has been serving as a staff psychiatrist at Atlanta VA Medical Center in Decatur, Georgia.
The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) is the largest integrated health care system in the United States, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 VA Medical Centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics) to over 9 million Veterans enrolled in the VA health care program. Its mission is to fulfill President Lincoln’s promise “To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan” by serving and honoring the men and women who are America’s veterans.
Throughout her academic career, Dr. Williams graduated with her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology PreMed with a BioChemistry Minor from Spelman College in 2001. She then went on to earn her medical degree from Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in 2006, after which she performed her residency in psychiatry at the Medical College of Georgia in 2010. She was honored to serve as a Chief Resident from 2009-2010.
With an unwavering commitment to her speciality, she is board-certified in psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN). The ABPN is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to serving the professions of psychiatry and neurology.
Furthermore, she is board-certified in Addiction Medicine by the American Board of Preventive Medicine, a member of the American Board of Medical Specialties that issues “certificates of special knowledge” in the specialty of preventive medicine.
Maintaining fellowship status, Dr. Williams is a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association (FAPA) and a Fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (FASAM).
Psychiatry is the medical specialty devoted to the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of mental disorders. These include various maladaptations related to mood, behavior, cognition, and perceptions. Psychiatrists evaluate, diagnose, and treat patients with mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders. They conduct thorough psychiatric evaluations, develop treatment plans, prescribe medication, and evaluate treatment results.
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