As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Adam Clark provides a safe space to support patients dealing with hardships. Adam has experience working with a diverse population with a variety of mental health needs. He specializes in anxiety, depression, insomnia, grief, self-esteem, relationship concerns, personality issues, and teen-related transitions, knowing that life can sometimes feel overwhelming and scary.
“Life is a series of constant changes and transitions. Being a mental health provider allows me to walk alongside people during difficult and challenging times. Supporting them and reminding them of their own intrinsic value and worth is what gets me up in the morning,” he says.
Adam has specialized training in trauma-informed care, delivering services through that lens. “It takes time and a safe place to explore the hardest moments of our lives. But there is hope, and you can move through your most difficult emotions and experiences.”
Adam’s expertise and experience are wide-ranging. Prior to working at Coquille Valley Hospital Clinic, Adam worked for the St. Charles Health System in Bend, Oregon, founding the Insomnia Program at the Bend Sleep Clinic. Before moving to Oregon, he held positions in Denver, Colorado, as a: Pediatric Trauma Social Worker at Children’s Hospital of Colorado, Medical Social Worker within Hospice, a Veterinary Social Work Specialist and was also a Crisis Clinician at Rocky Mountain Crisis Partners.
In addition to his behavioral health practice, Adam is an adjunct professor for two graduate-level universities and a contributor to Psychology Today, writing about the bonds between humans and animals.
Helping people thrive is at the core of his work. “I want patients to feel empowered to bring their full selves, explore patterns and be supported in making positive changes,” he says.
In his personal time, he likes to hike, camp, kayak and spend time with friends and family. He also enjoys fostering four-legged friends through community animal rescue.