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About Miriam Adams, LICSW

Miriam E. Adams, LICSW, BCD, is a board-certified clinical social worker who specializes in treating anxiety disorders, including obsessive-compulsive disorder, and the distress associated with chronic illnesses.  She has expertise in addressing women's mental health issues throughout the lifecycle, such as early adulthood, pregnancy-related, post-partum, menopausal, and aging-related depression and anxiety. 

In addition to her private psychotherapy practice located in Lexington, Massachusetts, she is a staff member and supervisor at Boston Behavioral Medicine, LLC, in Brookline, Massachusetts.  

EDUCATION
Bachelor of Arts, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts.  major field: psychology
Master of Science and Doctor of Science in Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts
Master of Social Work, Simmons School of Social Work, Boston, Massachusetts

INTERNSHIPS
Inpatient:  The Secure Assessment Unit, The Cambridge Hospital, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Outpatient:  Cambridge Legal Services and Counseling Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts

ADDITIONAL TRAINING
Post-master's fellowship in psychodynamic psychotherapy and cognitive-behavioral therapy, Two Brattle Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Certificate in Behavioral Medicine, from Boston Behavioral Medicine, LLC, Brookline, Massachusetts
Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced trainings in clinical hypnosis, approved by the American Society for Clinical Hypnosis

LICENSURE AND BOARD CERTIFICATION
Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in Massachusetts as of August, 1999.  License #110047
Board Certified Diplomate in Clinical Social Work, American Board of Examiners in Clinical Social Work, 3/23/2010.

PREVIOUS WORK AFFILIATIONS
Research Associate, Harvard School of Public Health
Clinical Social Worker, Cambridge Legal Services and Counseling Center
Clinical Social Worker, Wayside Youth and Family Support Network, Arlington, Massachusetts
Clinical Social Worker, Back Bay Healthcare Center, Massachusetts General Hospital

Professional Memberships
National Association of Social Workers
American Public Health Association
American Society for Clinical Hypnosis