Tami Adams

Therapist

tLMHC

Tami graduated from the University of Iowa with a bachelor’s degree in art and from Grand Canyon University with a master’s degree in professional counseling. She is proud to have worked in several areas of the mental health field over her career and happy to use these experiences to help her current clients.

Modalities

  • Couples
  • Families
  • Group Therapy
  • Individuals

Specialties

  • Academic Underachievement
  • ADHD
  • Adoption
  • Anger
  • Antisocial Personality
  • Anxiety
  • Asperger's
  • Autism
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Borderline Personality
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Gender Identity
  • Infidelity
  • Internet Addiction
  • Learning Disabilities
  • LGBT Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Obsessive Compulsive
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Panic Attacks
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobias
  • Physical Illness/Impairment
  • Postpartum
  • Pregnancy/Childbirth
  • Prenatal
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Sexuality
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Transgender
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Video Game Addiction

Treatment Orientation

  • Adlerian Psychology / Psychotherapy
  • Anger Management
  • Bibliotherapy
  • Breathwork
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Conflict Resolution Therapy
  • Creative Art Therapy
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Emotion Focused Couples Therapy
  • Emotion Focused Therapy
  • Expressive Arts Therapy
  • Holistic Psychotherapy
  • Integration of Differentiation Therapy Models
  • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)
  • Mindfulness-Based Intervention
  • Motivational Enhancement Therapy (MET)
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Person-Centered Therapy (Rogerian Therapy)
  • Play Therapy
  • Sand Tray Therapy
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
  • Transactional Analysis

Meet Tami Adams

Location:

Cedar Rapids

Clients

  • Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)

Art and Therapy

Tami believes in mixing art and therapy techniques to help clients discover their strengths and develop coping skills that will help them improve their daily lives. She wants to help clients create a positive narrative, and utilizes cognitive-behavioral therapy and motivational interviewing techniques to do so.

Connections

Tami believes that connections with are essential for good mental health and supports clients in finding, fostering, and enhancing their connections with others.

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