Frank Williams, MD

Chief of Family, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Frank Williams, MD's work with the Psychological Trauma Center as a supervisor and advisor is his present primary interest. He served as Associate Director and then Director of the Cedars-Sinai Division of Child Psychiatry from 1985 to 1994 and directed The Julia Ann Singer Preschool Psychiatric Center during those same years with large grants he acquired from the U.S Office of Education. 

Dr. Williams developed and provided guidance to the Cedars-Sinai Families of Divorce Programs. He is a past-President of the American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry. His work for many years has been in the area of child custody matters, which has included his writings on "The Prevention of Parentectomy" -- a phrase and concept developed by and associated with him.