Dr. David Adams, PHD

Dr. David Adams, PHD

Clinical Psychology  |  
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Age 72
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Dr. David Adams, PHD is a clinical psychologist in Atlanta, GA and has been practicing for 45 years. He graduated from University Of Alabama At Tuscaloosa in 1973 and specializes in clinical psychology, psychosomatic medicine, and more.Read his story

5555 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd Ste 251

Atlanta, GA 30342

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Adams' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Adams "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.He 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."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Adams "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.

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The Medical Quarters – Suite 251, 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."


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  • Clinical Psychology
  • Psychosomatic Medicine
  • Psychotherapy
  • Sex Therapy

Board Certifications

Dr. Adams does not have any board certifications listed.


Conditions Treated



  • Individual Therapy
  • Pain Management
  • Psychological Testing
  • Psychotherapy Services
  • Stress Management

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of Cincinnati / Main Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Alabama At Tuscaloosa
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • The Devereux Foundation
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Institute Of Clinical Training
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • The Devereux Foundation In Philadelphia, Pa
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1975

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Adams' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Adams to family and friends
based on 18 total reviews (15 with comments)

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Dr. Adams' Performance

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Office & Staff Performance

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Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (15)

in Atlanta, GA
From the moment I walked into Dr. Adams office I was put at ease. The nurse is very kind and helpful, I have never waited longer than a few minutes in the waiting room, I"m always seen at or before my appointment time. Dr. Adams is very kind, intelligent, easy to talk to, funny, caring, and helps...more
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in Atlanta, GA
Dr. Adams is a true professional. Caring, direct, supportive, a problem solver. I would highly recommend him and have to friends who've been as satisfied as I have been. If you're willing to do the work he will help you figure it out. Then it's up to you to make the changes.
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in Atlanta, GA
Dr. Adams is kind, professional, and knowledgeable. His result oriented approach helped me through a very difficult time in my life. I would highly recommend his services to anyone in need of help.
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in Austell, GA
After all the recommendations of co-workers, I searched reviews. He is wonderful, attention, skilled and talented. He helps you work through your conflict but makes certain that you realize how they arose and the ways in which they are expressed in your life.
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in Atlanta,GA
Dr. Adams was excellent! He helped me in a number or areas that were very important to me. I have worked with Dr. Adams over a several year period.
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