Adam Gaubinger



Adam works to listen closely during sessions, paying careful attention to how overlapping social oppressions, collective histories and past life experiences emerge in the present moment. Engaging collaboratively with patients, he attends to peoples’ fundamental need to be heard while also remaining alive to what may be unsayable, and why. It is through this careful, iterative process that together Adam and his patients work to alleviate the suffering that brings them to therapy. 


Adam’s work is guided by psychoanalytic principals, which means that he will share insights about a patient’s potential conflicts, explore patterns that emerge in their lives, and will remain aware of the impact of the therapeutic relationship on the patient, encouraging feedback about the experience throughout the process of therapy. 

Education and Training

MSW • Smith College School for Social Work

Post-Graduate Clinical Social Work Fellowship  • Swarthmore College

Areas of Specialization

College students, emerging adulthood, intimate partner violence, trauma, people impacted by racism, queerness, experiences of other realities

Theoretical Orientation

  • Psychodynamic

  • Trauma-informed

  • Anti-racist

  • Transfeminist

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