Dr. Donald E. Williams
Dr. Donald E. Williams is a principal of DecisionPoint Behavioral Health with over 30 years of experience in clinical and clinical health psychology. Dr. Williams served on the staff of Mayo Clinic for nearly 20 years as a consultant in clinical health psychology where he worked with a broad variety of patients with complex problems from the United States and abroad. He is a board-certified clinical health psychologist (American Board of Professional Psychology/ABPP) and is a licensed psychologist in Minnesota. He attained the appointment of Associate Professor of Psychology, Mayo Medical School in 1999, having published numerous articles and book chapters in subject related to his interests in clinical health psychology. While on staff at Mayo Clinic Rochester, Dr. Williams served as Vice Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Psychology with responsibilities in quality management. He also served on the Department’s Executive and Clinical Practice Committees and was a medical specialty editor for MayoClinic.com, a board member for Mayo HealthQuest, a member of the Institution’s Leadership Education Subcommittee (of the Personnel Committee) and a member of the Reproductive Medicine Advisory Board.
Dr. Williams obtained his bachelor’s degree in biology and psychology in 1979 from Hope College; his master’s degree in physiological psychology in 1981 from the University of Georgia; and his PhD in medical psychology in 1985 from the University of Alabama at Birmingham after completing a residency in neuropsychology at the University of Florida. In addition, Dr. Williams holds an MBA (2001) from the Executive MBA program at the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota.
Dr. Williams is also a partner and Chief Science Officer for The Oxygen Plan Corporation (www.theoxygenplan.com), providing innovative solutions to helping companies improve employee engagement by reducing home, work and social stress.