Mae Adams, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist in independent practice serving adolescents, adults and families, specializing in the treatment of identity development, substance use disorders, women’s health, spirituality and chronic mental health conditions.

Dr. Magon (“Mae”) D. Adams earned her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from George Fox University in Newberg, Oregon, where she completed her training with an emphasis in Health Psychology. Additionally, Dr. Adams holds a Master of Arts degree in Clinical Psychology and a Master of Science degree in Mental Health Counseling. She completed her American Psychological Association (APA) accredited internship at the Georgia Southern University Counseling Center in Statesboro, Georgia and her APPIC-member postdoctoral fellowship in Integrated Primary Care at Cherokee Health Systems in Knoxville, Tennessee. Dr. Adams earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with a minor in Religion. She graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2010 from Lee University. During her undergraduate studies, Dr. Adams was a member of Psi Chi National Honor Society.

Dr. Adams has worked with individuals ranging from early adolescence to late adulthood. She currently provides psychotherapy to individuals, couples and families. Dr. Adams has worked in university counseling centers, primary care clinics, emergency departments and private practice organizations. She believes that a collaborative relationship between therapist and patient provides an atmosphere of safety and respect, and utilizes an integrative approach of evidenced-based and relational treatment modalities.

Dr. Adams has held teaching appointments in both undergraduate and graduate programs in counseling and psychology. She was the recipient of her doctoral program’s departmental Letter of Commendation in 2014 for her academic achievements. Her professional memberships include the American Psychological Association (APA), Division 55 of APA Society for Prescribing Psychology and Division 12 of APA Society of Clinical Psychology, the Appalachian Psychoanalytic Society, the Christian Association for Psychological Studies and Knoxville Area Psychological Association. Her hobbies include traveling, reading and exploring local parks with her son.