After serving in the United States Navy for 8 years, Sara L. Williams started doing case management for adults with severe mental health disorders while obtaining her degree. During that time she became certified in Applied Behavior Analysis and started work as a behavior therapist for youth with intellectual disabilities.
In 2011 she moved to Virginia and continued working as a behavior therapist with Universal Health Systems (UHSIn 2012 she earned her Masters degree in social work and started her supervision to become Licensed. In 2015 she earned her License in Clinical Social Work and was asked to start as the clinical director for all mental health community based services in Virginia for UHS. There she added 3 more programs, outpatient therapy, crisis intervention and crisis stabilization.
In 2017 she was recruited by another facility in UHS. Newport News Behavioral Health, a residential for youth with mental health disorders. In 2018 she was selected for the COO program and became the COO of Newport News Behavioral Health. In 2019 Ms. Williams started working with substance abuse and addiction until she obtained a therapist position at Sunrise Counseling.