About Dr. Adams

Specializing in the Treatment of Anxiety, Depression, Sexual Disorders and Pain

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Atlanta psychologist, Dr. David B. Adams, is Board Certified in Clinical Psychology (ABPP) and specializes in the psychological treatment of pain, depression, anxiety, sexual, and somatic symptom disorders in adults. He founded Atlanta Medical Psychology in 1985.

Dr. Adams is in the network of most health insurance panels which are listed on the Request Appointment form. Those seeking consultation should complete the Request Appointment form. Phone: 404-252-6454 FAX: 404-851-9286.

5555 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd. NE Atlanta, GA 30342-1703

In addition to his private Atlanta practice, Dr. Adams consults nationally to physicians, nurses, attorneys, employers, insurers, police departments, school systems, risk-management organizations and rehabilitations centers. He provides education regarding the psychological factors in chronic pain, work-related injury, disability, depression, anxiety and sexual dysfunction.

He is Fellow of the American Academy of Clinical Psychology, a Fellow of the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine and a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and it’s Division of Psychologists in Independent Practice, Division of Psychotherapy; Society of Clinical Psychology, as well as a Diplomate of the Academy of Integrative Pain Management .

Dr. Adams is a Distinguished Practitioner & Emeritus-Fellow of the National Academy of Practice in Psychology, a member of the American Psychosomatic Society, the Association of Medicine and Psychiatry, a platinum member of the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology and holds a Certificate of Professional Qualifications from the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards.Rs2mjO_Yfd_CI_DU0chaddh4bqhdWWlKNrR_Prc0E4EHe is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati, Xavier University, holds two degrees from the University of Alabama and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in Philadelphia.

Dr. Adams has served on the editorial board of Psychoanalytic Psychology, Psychotherapy Bulletin, International Journal of Medical Psychotherapy, and Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice and Training and for many years was a medical psychotherapy-contributing editor to the Psychotherapy Bulletin. Dr. Adams is the author of greater than sixty articles on the impact of psychological functioning upon claims of disability, including the 1991 textbook chapter on Diversification of Clinical Practice, the 1992 centennial article on Psychotherapy in the Medical & Surgical Arenas, and two 1997 orthopedic textbook chapters in Soft Tissue Injuries (Windsor & Lox, Eds.) regarding chronic pain and psychopharmacology.

Since 1988, he has presented seminars and regional workshops to physicians, nurse case managers, attorneys, employers and insurers addressing the psychological aspects of physical disease and injury.  Reviews on Google+

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