Dr. Kerry-Ann Williams

Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Kerry-Ann Williams

Dr. Kerry-Ann Williams is a board-certified Psychiatrist with a specialization in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. She is a medical director at Justice Resource Institute and has a faculty appointment to Harvard Medical School as a part-time Lecturer in Psychiatry. In her clinical work, she assesses a variety of psychiatric concerns, but primarily sees individuals who have experienced emotional trauma. She hosts a podcast called “Black Mental Health Matters” which airs every Sunday at 1pm EST. Most recently, Dr. Williams was named in the Boston Business Journal’s 40 under 40 for 2020 and in the Get Konnected! Most Impactful Black Women in Boston in 2021.


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Rachel has been a part of the JRI team since January, 2000. For over 20 years, Rachel has been working in the field of human services assisting families with accessing and navigating services. Rachel received her Bachelors degree in psychology and Masters Degree in Public Administration from Bridgewater State University. She was promoted in July 2005 to Family Networks Program Director where she closely worked with the Department of Children Families for 10 years ensuring that children and families received the highest quality of individualized services ranging from community based through residential care. Rachel is very dedicated to helping the individuals she works with and is committed to improving the lives of children and families. Rachel’s passion for creative service programming inspires her in her role as JRI Service Navigator.