Aretta Williams, MSMFT, LMHC


Aretta is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. She received her Master Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy(MFT) from Eastern Nazarene College, Boston, MA in 2009. After earning her degree, she spent several years working with youth (ages 13-17), adults, couples and families, from diverse backgrounds, and has experience working with adults with chronic illnesses.

Over the years, Aretta has held both supervisory and clinical positions. She has been working closely with families and individuals as a Crisis Clinician providing services at hospitals South of Massachusetts and in New Bedford, MA. She has experience with working with women and children living in Domestic Violence and victims of Sexual Assault. Also, with treating individuals diagnosed with depression, bipolar, anxiety, trauma related issues, and adjustment and grief related disorders.

Aretta’s clinical approach is to “meet clients where they are,” with a goal of empowering others to thrive to reach their full potential. Her practice style is strengths-based, with a Christian perspective. She utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), mindfulness, introspective and faith-based approaches to help clients heal from trauma.

Aretta is passionate about helping others to become the best that they can be. She is a very compassionate, spiritual and motivated therapist with the desire to assist people with finding balance and to enhance their lives for an improved future.

NOTE: This clinician is not currently accepting new referrals. 

Clinical Focus

  • Anxiety/Panic
  • Depression
  • Grief/Bereavement
  • Loss/Abandonment
  • Sexual abuse
  • Domestic Violence

Demographics Focus

  • Adults 18+
  • Couples Therapy
  • Family Therapy

Treatments Offered

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Mindfulness Therapy


  • Certified Prepare/Enrich Facilitator

Additional Services

  • Teletherapy Available


  • English


  • Stoughton