He completed a postdoctoral fellowship in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School (McLean Hospital Child and Adolescent OCD Institute) where he gained more experience with severe anxiety and depression in children, adolescents, and young adults. During his graduate training, Adam earned a bachelors degree in psychology (2010), a masters degree in clinical and health psychology (2012), a masters degree in psychiatric epidemiology (2015), national recognition from the American Psychological Association as the most distinguished graduate student in professional psychology in the United States (2015), a doctoral degree in clinical and health psychology (2016), and a post-doctoral fellowship in child and adolescent obsessive-compulsive disorder (2017).
During his extensive graduate training, Adam launched a successful research program that has resulted in 30 academic peer-reviewed publications, 10 book chapters, and over 75 conference presentations or posters to date. He continues to work part-time at McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School conducting clinical research funded by generous donor. This extensive knowledge of the academic literature heavily informs his clinical work; Adam’s approach to therapy is to provide cutting-edge evidence-based treatments in a style that echoes his genuine compassion, warmth, and an easy-going manner.
After building a successful private practice and becoming a licensed psychologist, Adam joined forces with Dr. Jason Elias to launch CBTeam in 2017. He currently co-manages CBTeam with Dr. Jason Elias and serves primarily as the director of child and adolescent services. His typical patients are children, adolescents and young adults with severe anxiety, impulse control, and/or emotion dysregulation. He often provides parent coaching and 24/7 crisis skills coaching when indicated.