Adam Dorsay, Psy.D.

Dr. Adam Dorsay is a licensed psychologist and executive coach in Silicon Valley where he serves high-achieving adults (including professionals, executives, entrepreneurs, and professional athletes). Adam is the host SuperPsyched, an award-winning podcast, and he’s given two highly regarded TEDx Talks: one about men and their emotions and the other about friendship in adulthood. His book on the topic of the four ways people connect will be available later this year.

Beyond his private practice, Adam is a resiliency expert who co-created an international program for Facebook’s Online Safety employees for several years. He now serves as the resiliency consultant to DigitalOcean and has frequent requests from the media for interviews and corporations to provide keynotes and training.

He also serves as an expert content contributor to wikiHow on various topics, especially around the science of happiness where his work has been viewed by several million people.

He is happily married with two young boys and a hypoallergenic 33-pound Australian Labradoodle therapy dog named Raffi, who lives at his home and works at his office.

His formal education includes:

  • B.A. | Psychology & Asian Studies, Pitzer College
  • Semester Abroad | Kansai Gaidai University, Osaka, Japan
  • M.A. | Counseling, Santa Clara University
  • Coaching Credential | The Coaches Training Institute
  • Psy.D. | Clinical Psychology, Ryokan College

Dr. Dorsay has lived and worked in Japan and worked in multicultural settings both there and in and the United States. He is also conversant in both Spanish and Japanese.

Professional Affilications

  • Member of Santa Clara County Psychological Association (served on the executive board for two years)
  • Member of California Psychological Association
  • Former Member of Santa Clara University’s Human Subjects Committee Institutional Review Board