Adam Dorsay, PsyD

Adam Dorsay, PsyD

Professions: Psychotherapy, Counseling Psychology, Coaching
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Psychologist - PSY24362
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1-800-651-8085 ext. 13906
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1120 McKendrie Street
San Jose, California 95126 - United States
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I am able to create a safe space where clients have the opportunity to explore and know themselves more deeply. I have always had a natural capacity to understand people of different backgrounds from my own. This ability allows me to build a unique therapeutic relationship with each client. It is an honor to work with people as they explore their vulnerabilities and to witness their progress toward healing. I work well with people who are in mid-life transitions, new parents, and those who are dealing with issues around relationships, depression, and anxiety.

My approach is eclectic; different people respond well to different modalities and each person needs an individualized approach. I therefore tailor therapy to each client based upon his or her communication style and needs.

I also believe in a positive psychological approach. For example, alleviating depression alone does not mean that someone is happy. A better goal is to also focus on uncovering strengths, meaning, and increased fulfillment in a person's life. Please feel free to visit my website for more information.

Email or Call Adam Dorsay, PsyD at 1-800-651-8085 ext. 13906

On the Fence About Going to Therapy?

Avoiding factors that cause suffering is not a good long-term approach for fulfillment or peace of mind. And yet, many people feel ambivalent when they first enter therapy (and some enter only because someone else told them to come in, for example, their spouse). After the first few visits, however, they frequently say, “This isn’t so bad.” Often, not long after that, many say, “I’m really glad I came in and I’m surprised at how much I like this.”

Important Factors for Choosing a Therapist

Among the main questions to ask yourself when you are connecting with the therapist the first few times is this, “Does this person seem to understand me?” The degree to which you are feeling understood will likely have an affect on how much you share and the general quality of the therapeutic relationship.

Services I Provide

  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Family Therapy
  • Coaching
  • Online Counseling / Phone Therapy

Ages I Work With

  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders


  • English
  • Japanese
  • Spanish

Client Concerns Within Your Scope of Practice

  • Aging and Geriatric Issues
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Depression
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Emptiness
  • Fear
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Identity Issues
  • Individuation
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Men's Issues
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Multicultural Concerns
  • Parenting
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Love
  • Sensitivity to Criticism
  • Shame
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Values Clarification
  • Workplace Issues
  • Worry
  • Worthlessness

Types of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy /REBT
  • Dreamwork and Dream Analysis
  • Existential Psychotherapy
  • Humanistic Psychology
  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychodynamic

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