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Lauren Adams, PhD

Lauren Adams, PhD

Psychology

Offers Video Visits
(801) 314-2500 main office

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Professional Summary

Degree

  • University of South Florida Tampa, FL in Doctor of Philosophy, 2010 - 2017

Languages Spoken

  • English

Practice Focus

  • Dr. Adams has completed specialized training in evidence-based treatments for PTSD, including Cognitive Processing Therapy and Prolonged Exposure. She has diverse clinical and research training experiences and uses empirically supported approaches (e.g., Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, etc.) to treat a variety of anxiety, mood, personality, and substance use disorders. Dr. Adams offers individual therapy for patients who appreciate structured approaches that emphasize their autonomy to guide treatment processes.

Bio

  • Dr. Adams earned her Bachelor of Psychology degree Auburn University. She completed a two-year post baccalaureate NIH research fellowship at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse in Bethesda, Maryland. She earned her Ph.D. in clinical psychology at the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida, with a research emphasis on alcohol use disorders. During her graduate training, Dr. Adams worked in a variety of clinical treatment settings to include Moffitt Cancer Center, James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital, and the Tampa Bay Family Therapy Center. She completed her predoctoral internship at the American Lake division of VA Puget Sound, with training emphases in PTSD, severe and persistent mental illness, and neuropsychological assessment. Dr. Adams completed her postdoctoral fellowship at the VA Salt Lake City Health Care System with training emphases in PTSD and medical psychology. In addition, she has completed specialized training in evidence-based treatments for PTSD, including Cognitive Processing Therapy and Prolonged Exposure. Although she has diverse clinical and research training experiences, she primarily uses empirically supported approaches (e.g., Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, etc.) to treat a variety of anxiety, mood, personality, and substance use disorders. Dr. Adams offers individual therapy for patients who appreciate structured approaches that emphasize their autonomy to guide the treatment process.