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EDUCATION AND TRAINING

  • 2007: Graduated from Carnegie Mellon University – BA in Piano Performance and French
  • 2011: Fulbright Scholarship to study at Royal Conservatory of The Hague, Netherlands
  • 2016-2018: Music Therapy Volunteer – Skyland Trail
  • 2019-2020: Intern at Clarke County Dept. of Family and Children Services
  • 2020-2021: Clinical Internship, CBT Track – Skyland Trail Residential Mental Health Treatment and Day Treatment (Atlanta, Ga)
  • 2021: Received a Masters in Social Work (MSW) from University of Georgia
  • 2021: Completed multi-day courses and workshops to be a specialized provider in treating OCD with ERP from The Knowledge Tree and AnxietyTraining.com
  • 2021: Joined Anxiety Specialists of Atlanta
  • 2021: Completed specialized training to treat Anxiety and OCD in times of Uncertainty  by Dr.Patrick McGrath
  • 2021: Obtained License to practice as a Master of Social Work (LMSW)

ABOUT

Adam Jaffe, LMSW,  joins Anxiety Specialists of Atlanta after recently completing his Master of Social Work. He became a Licensed Master of Social Work in 2021. He will spend the next three years training intensively as he works towards becoming a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW).

Adam primarily specializes in cognitive-behavioral therapy and exposure therapy, and he completed his internship in CBT at Skyland Trail in Atlanta. Adam has completed multi-day ERP trainings through The Knowledge Tree for the treatment of OCD and specific phobias under the expertise of Dr. Patrick McGrath. He also has experience working with Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and other mindfulness-based approaches. Adam works with older children, adolescents, and adults, and he specializes in treating obsessive-compulsive disorderpanic disordersocial anxietygeneralized anxiety disorder, common worries and fears among adolescents and young adults, performance anxiety, and various specific phobias.

He comes to the field with a background as a classical musician and piano teacher, and his career change was inspired partly by his experiences helping students to overcome performance anxiety.  He is being supervised by Jen Powell, LPC, one of the senior staff therapists who is also a Certified Professional Clinical Supervisor (CPCS).  Adam is an Atlanta native who attended the Galloway School before studying piano performance at Carnegie Mellon University; he additionally was a Fulbright scholar at the Royal Conservatory of The Hague, Netherlands, where he studied harpsichord and early music performance.  After returning to Atlanta, he completed his Master of Social Work at the University of Georgia.  In addition to his passion for psychotherapy, Adam continues to pursue a wide variety of interests, including music, acting, improv, creative writing, and crosswords.  He speaks French and Dutch fluently.