Dr. David B. Adams
Dr. David B. Adams
The Medical Quarters - Suite 251 5555 Peachtree-Dunwoody Rd, N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30342-1703
Dr. David B. Adams is Board Certified in Clinical Psychology (ABPP) and specializes in the treatment of mood, anxiety, and somatoform disorders in adults. In addition to his private practice, Dr. Adams consults to employers and insurers in the diagnosis and treatment of chronic pain, posttraumatic stress disorder, disability determination and psychological complications in work-related injuries.
Dr. Adams is a Distinguished Practitioner in the National Academy of Practice in Psychology, a member of the American Psychosomatic Society, the Association of Medicine and Psychiatry, the American Academy of Pain Management and a platinum member of the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology.
He is Fellow of the Academy of Clinical Psychology and a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and it's Division of Psychologists in Independent Practice and the Division of Psychotherapy; the Society of Clinical Psychology, the American Orthopsychiatric Association and the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine.
Dr. Adams is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati, Xavier University, and holds two degrees from the University of Alabama with a postdoctoral fellowship from the Institute of Clinical Training of the Devereux Foundation (Philadelphia).
He has held several teaching positions in the behavioral sciences, most recently as a visiting professor of behavioral sciences at Oglethorpe University. 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. He is a well-known presenter of seminars and regional workshops since 1987, and publishes the Psychological Letter, addressing the psychological sequels to physical disease and injury.
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