David B. Adams, Ph.D., ABPP, FAACP, FAPM
Board Certified in Clinical Psychology (ABPP)
Fellow, American Academy of Clinical Psychology
Fellow, Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine
Fellow, American Psychological Association
Fellow, Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy
Distinguished Practitioner - Emeritus - National Academies of Practice in Psychology
Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards (Interjurisdictional Practice)
Diplomate, Academy of Integrative Pain Management
Atlanta Medical Psychology
5555 Peachtree-Dunwoody Road at Johnson Ferry Road
Atlanta, GA 30342
The intersection of Northside, Emory Saint Joseph and Scottish Rite Hospitals
Psychologist (board certified ABPP)
Dr. David B. Adams, board certified in clinical psychology.
Dr. David B. Adams is a board certified Atlanta psychologist. A license to practice does not mean that a doctor is board certified in his/her profession. The importance of board certification cannot be overstated. There are 48 board certified clinical psychologists in Georgia. Look for "ABPP" following Ph.D. Read more about board certification. and about the American Board of Professional Psychology:
Since 1985, Dr. Adams has directed Atlanta Medical Psychology, a solo, private practice for adult patients with anxiety, depressive, trauma, pain and sexual disorders. Dr. Adams is a Fellow of the Academy of Clinical Psychology, a Fellow of the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine, a Life Fellow of the American Psychological Association and a Diplomate of the Academy of Integrative Pain Management. He is an Distinguished Practitioner Emeritus of the National Academies of Practice in psychology.
Dr. Adams treats adults with anxiety, depression, pain, trauma and sexual disorders.. Adams also provides insurance-required evaluation of pain patients seeking spinal stimulator, pump implantation and patients seeking bariatric surgeries. These procedures require that a patient be psychologically evaluated prior to the surgical procedure. He provides consultation regarding short term disability, long term disability and fitness for duty. Since 1985, he has treated Georgia injured workers (workers' compensation) and provided seminars and workshops on care for the psychological aspects work-related injury.
Dr. Adams is a psychologist whose care is covered under most healthcare plans. If you are seeking a board certified, clinical psychologist and would like an initial consultation, please click on "Request Appointment." Physicians, nurses, Human Resources and law firms seeking consultant should use the "Request Consultation" button.
Atlanta Medical Psychology is located in Suite 251 of The Medical Quarters at 5555 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, NE. Atlanta, GA 30242. (Phone: 404-252-6454; FAX: 404-851-9286.) The building is located at the corner of Peachtree-Dunwoody Road and Johnson Ferry Road. It is one-half mile from I-285 and Georgia 400. MARTA, Scottish Rite Children's, Northside and Emory St. Joseph's Hospitals are within walking distance. Pharmacy and cafe are located within The Medical Quarters. Please keep in mind that this is a solo practice, and you will be scheduled as appointment times become available. Your insurance carrier will be able to tell you if Dr. Adams is on their panel of approved providers.
The Psychologist Practice
Dr. David B. Adams treats adults in the areas of:
- Depressive Disorders
- BiPolar Disorders
- Stress & Trauma Related Disorders
- Anxiety Disorders
- Somatic Symptom Disorder (Chronic Pain)
- Conversion Disorder (Functional Neurological Symptom Disorder)
- Sexual Disorders
- Personality Disorders
- Adjustment Disorders (occupation, marital and family)
- Pre-surgical and implant trial approval
- Injury and Workers’ Compensation
- Fitness for Duty
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