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Cedric Williams

Assistant Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy, Director of Doctor of Marriage and Family Therapy

BS, Illinois State University
MA, Lincoln Christian University
MA, Fuller Theological Seminary
MA, Fuller Theological Seminary
PhD, Fuller Theological Seminary

Courses Taught

Deepening Culturally Informed Practice and Research

Assessment and Psychotherapy

Marketing and Practice Development

Campus Affiliations

American Psychological Association

Society of Consulting Psychology (Division 13), Executive Board Domain Leader for Diversity & Inclusion

National Society of Collegiate Scholars

Areas of Expertise

multicultural competence; psychological hardiness and resilience; diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI); assessment; consulting; leader development

My hope is that all the knowledge and experience our alums have will be transformed into accessible interventions for churches, organizations, and communities.


Dr. Cedric Williams


Cedric Williams joined Fuller’s faculty in 2021 as an assistant professor of marriage and family therapy and program director for the Doctor of Marriage and Family Therapy (DMFT). Dr. Williams teaches courses on multicultural competence in practice and research, assessment and psychotherapy, and private practice development. He is also the founder and chief executive officer of Legacy Consulting & Research Group LLC, where he helps individuals, teams, and organizations cocreate positive change through a variety of consultation services. He serves as the diversity, equity, and inclusion chairperson for the American Psychological Association, Division 13, Society of Consulting Psychology. His research interests include multicultural competence; occupational thriving; resilience; and diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI).

Dr. Williams has published on DEI topics including racial microaggressions and inclusive leadership. He provides consulting services to churches, nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and private companies on topics related to multicultural competence, recognition and response to racial microaggressions, implicit bias in organizational recruitment and retention, and effective allyship.

In addition to his work as a psychologist, he has served in the United States Army (active and reserve) since 2002. He is an Airborne and Ranger-qualified Infantry officer who has provided leadership to soldiers in a variety of settings.

View Cedric Williams’s CV.

Read about Cedric Williams in this FULLER magazine feature, “A Legacy of Resilience.”