Dr. Sue Craven Williams has been a licensed psychologist since 1999. She received her Bachelors degree in 1989 from Brown University and her Masters Degree and Doctorate degree from Duke University in 1996. She started her career as an Assistant Clinical Professor in the University of Florida, training future psychologists, before coming to Jacksonville in 2000. She has a passion for treating eating disorders, and on arriving in Jacksonville, developed an intensive treatment program for adolescents at Wolfson's Children's Hospital which she directed for several years. In 2006, she transitioned into private practice, so that she can focus on raising her family. 

links to view Dr. Williams in person: The Philanthropy show Spotlight On: Males with Anorexia & Bulimia June 1, 2015 :

Curriculum Vita


Date of Birth: January 13, 1967

Florida License#: PY0005815

National Provider# 1780604736

Business Office Address: Clinical Office AddrESSES:


Jacksonville, FL 32204 1555 San Marco Blvd 12443 san jose blvd suite 303

Jacksonville, FL 32207 jacksonville, Florida 32223

Phone: 904-716-0757

Fax: 904-425-0028

E-mail: [email protected]

Tax ID# 20-8353364


Postdoctoral Fellowship, Clinical Psychology 1996-1998

Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida Health Sciences Center, Gainesville, Florida

Doctor of Philosophy, Clinical Psychology 1996

Department of Psychology, Social and Health Sciences, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina

Master of Arts, Clinical Psychology 1994 Department of Psychology, Social and Health Sciences, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina

Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, honors distinction 1989

Department of Psychology, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island


Hugh Davis Award for Excellence in Psychotherapy Supervision 2000


American Psychological Association


Licensed Psychologist/Professional Consultant 12/2006-present

Susan Craven Williams, Ph.D., P.A.


Licensed Psychologist/Director of Psychological Services 3/2007- 2012

Novus Centers Bariatric Surgery Support Programs


Director, Eating Disorders and Adolescent Programs 2/2007-6/2007

Wekiva Center for Women


Licensed Psychologist 9/2001-3/07

Psychiatric and Psychological Care, Baptist Medical Center


Clinical Director 9/2001-7/2006

Pediatric Eating Disorders Treatment Program, Wolfson Children’s Hospital


Clinical Assistant Professor 7/1998-1/ 2002

Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, University of Florida

Gainesville, Florida

Clinical Assistant Professor 7/1998-6/2000

Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida

Gainesville, Florida


• Treatment of Eating Disorders and Behavioral Weight Management

• Treatment of Anorexia, Bulimia, Binge Eating and Related Disorders

• Psychological and Behavioral Health Assessment of bariatric surgery candidates

• Psycho-education for patients and families regarding success with bariatric surgery

• Individual, Group, Couples, Family Therapy

• Behavioral Therapy for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder


Continuing Education Presentation, Florida Psychological Association: Current Approaches to the Treatment of Eating Disorders. (August, 2006)

Expert Panel Member, Speaking of Women’s Health: Positive Parenting: Talking to your children. Sue Craven Williams, PhD, Mary Soha MD, (August, 2006)

Continuing Education Presentation, Bridging the Gap: Enhancing Collaboration between families and practitioners in the treatment of Eating Disorders. Sue Craven Williams, PhD, Kelly Boswell, PhD, Amy Hardaman, MD, Michael De La Hunt, MD. (March, 2006)

Expert Panel Member, Speaking of Women’s Health: The ABC’s of Raising Healthy Children. Sue Craven Williams, PhD, Amy Hardman, MD, Racquel Crocker, RD, MS. (August, 2004)

Continuing Education Presentation, Florida Psychological Association: Understanding and Treating Eating Disorders. (March, 2003)

Grand Rounds, Department of Pediatrics, Baptist Hospital, Jacksonville, Florida. “Treatment of Eating Disorders: A partial hospitalization model.” (October, 2002)

Mental Health Alliance of Jacksonville in coordination with the Department of Pediatrics at Shands Hospital, Jacksonville, Florida. “Falling off the Growth Curve: Recognizing and treating eating disorders in a primary care setting.” (October, 2002)

Grand Rounds, Department of Psychiatry, Shands Hospital, Jacksonville, Florida. “Understanding and Treating Eating Disorders.” (2002)

Orton Dyslexia Society Annual Meeting, Miami Florida. “Homework Survival: The Academic, Behavioral and Psychosocial Issues related to Homework with Dyslexic and Attention Deficit Disordered Students.” (1998)

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Foundation, Florida Chapter Support Group: “An Introduction to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for the Treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.” (1997)

Depressive and Manic Depressive Disorder Association “Disordered Eating and Weight Concerns” (1998)



Co-Instructor, Introduction to Psychotherapy, University of Florida, Department of Clinical & Health Psychology Co-Instructor of graduate level course in beginning psychotherapy skills. (2000, 2001)

Co-Instructor, Child Assessment, University of Florida, Department of Clinical & Health Psychology

Instructor of graduate level course in graduate level course in intellectual and personality assessment of children (1997,1998)

Co-Instructor, Introduction to Human Behavior, University of Florida, School of Medicine, 15-week, 2-hour practical portion of first year medical school students’ psychiatry training. Objective is to teach and critique clinical interviewing and mental status exam techniques. (1998, 2000)

Co-Instructor, Psychological Assessment, University of Florida, School of Medicine, 10-week seminar for psychiatry residents orientating them to the nature and objectives of intellectual, neuropsychological and personality assessment. (Gary Geffken, Ph.D, Michael Herkov, Ph.D.) (1997)

Instructor, Abnormal Psychology. Duke University, Developed curriculum and instructed undergraduate summer school class (26 students), (sponsor: Robert C. Carson, Ph.D.). (1993)

Teaching Assistant, Human Sexuality. Brown University, Instructed discussion sections (3 sections) for undergraduates in psychology. Professor: Bryan Hayden

Teaching Assistant: Introduction to Psychology, Brown University. Laboratory Proctor for undergraduate class, Professor: Bryan E. Shepp, PhD.


Williams, S.C., Lochman, J.E., Phillips,N, & Barry,T. (2003) Aggressive and Nonaggressive boys’ physiological and cognitive processes in response to peer provocation. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology,32(4), 568-76.

Craven, S.V. & Lochman, J.E. (1997). A study of physiological, emotional and social cognitive processes in response to peer provocation at three levels of aggression. Poster presented at The Society for Research in Child Development, Washington, D.C.

Lochman, J. E., Dodge, K. D. & Craven, S. V. (1993). Family conflict associated with proactive and reactive aggression at two age levels. Paper presented at The Society for Research in Child Development, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Lochman, J. E., & Craven, S. V. (1993). Predictive effects of Boys’ aggression and family conflict on boys’ psychopathology at two age levels. Poster presented at The Society for Research on Child and Adolescent Psychopathology, Sante Fe, New Mexico.


Hausenblas, H. (2006) NIMH grant proposal titled “Theoretical Assessment of Pathological Beliefs of Bulimia Nervosa.

Hausenblas, H. (2006-2009) B-Start NIMH funded Grant “Psychophysiological effects of media exposure to the ideal physique”

Hausenblas, H. (2004-2009) American Heart Association funded grant “Effectiveness of a Physical Activity Prevention for Eating Disorders”