Mallory Williams, MA, LPC, CAADC, offers individual counseling, marriage counseling, and family therapy in our Wexford or North Hills Location. Mallory has a special talent and proven track record in providing effective couples and family therapy. Mallory specializes in delivering counseling to parents, partners, and other family members who are experiencing difficult life issues and transitions. Mallory uses multiple approaches to help you and your relationship heal. She has completed Level One of Gottman Method Training and she is a strong advocate in the usefulness of helping couples to use Gary Chapman’s Five Love Languages, additionally, she uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Mallory has personal interest in working with clients who may struggle with family issues, infertility, intimacy, coping with foster care or adoption, parenting, motherhood, step-families, and raising multiples, and sex addiction. With the Opiod crises at a record high, Mallory is passionate about helping individuals, and their families recover from all forms of substance abuse and behavioral addiction.
Mallory has a long professional history of healing others, she started as a graduate of The University of Mount Union with a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology. She earned a Master of Arts in Professional Counseling Psychology at Waynesburg University. Mallory has furthered her academic training by completing the extensive requirements to become a licensed professional counselor and earning a certificate from the PA State Board as a Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor. Prior to become a psychotherapist and marriage counseling specialist with The Counseling and Wellness Center of Pittsburgh, Mallory has worked with adults in a Community Corrections Rehabilitation Organization in Downtown Pittsburgh to rehabilitate individuals back into society after incarceration. In the rehabilitation setting Mallory helped her clients by using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy as well as other clinically validated methods for treating substance abuse including motivational interviewing.
Mallory and her husband have five small children. Her oldest two sons were adopted out of the foster care system and her youngest three daughters (triplets) were born via IVF. The Williams are a typical ‘Yinzer’ family; ‘Go Steelers’, ‘Go Penguins,’ and ‘Go Pirates’ if its black and gold, we are fans! When not cheering for their favorite teams, Mallory and her family enjoy being outdoors and admiring the four Pittsburgh seasons. Mallory spends majority of her time with her large extended family and longtime best friends. Mallory is caring, accepting, and enjoys finding the humor in small moments of life. She strives to be optimistic and find the joy in simplicity! Mallory decided to become a therapist because she has an overwhelming desire to help people find healing and balance because it is each of us that has the opportunity to leave the world a better place.
Mallory welcomes newcomers to therapy as well as veterans. She understands how intimidating the process can be and will work with you to make it productive, healing, and stress free. Mallory is open and honest when it comes to many of the questions that are often associated with different forms of therapy so if you have a question, please reach out and she will be very glad to help!