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Adam A Dorsay 

Dr. Adam Dorsay  Clinical Psychologist
San Jose, CA

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San Jose, CA
Dr. Adam Dorsay
Clinical Psychologist
1660 Hamilton Ave
Suite 201
San Jose, CA 95125

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Dr. Adam Dorsay is a licensed psychologist working in private practice in San Jose, CA. He specializes in assisting high-achieving adults with relationship issues, stress reduction, anxiety, and attaining more happiness in their lives. In 2016 he gave a well-watched TEDx talk about men and emotions and 2021, he gave another TEDx talk on Friendship in Adulthood.

In addition to his private practice, he is a certified coach and provides executives with coaching. He is the host of a psychology podcast called SuperPsyched with Dr. Adam Dorsay in which he speaks with experts from all backgrounds for their perspectives on psychology. The podcast has had over 100 episodes and has featured luminaries from all over the globe. He is also the co-creator of Project Reciprocity, a highly successful international resiliency program based out of Facebook's HQ in Menlo Park, CA, where he served employees in the Online Safety Department at Facebook for four years. He now serves as resiliency consultant to DigitalOcean, a cloud computing company in Cambridge, MA. 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 

M.A. Counseling, Santa Clara University 

Psy.D. Clinical Psychology, Ryokan College 


SuperPsyched with Dr. Adam Dorsay Podcast


TEDx Talk on men and emotions, title "Emotions: The Data Men Miss" can be found here

TEDx Talk on Friendship in Adulthood

Podcast on friendship in adulthood can be found by clicking here

Podcast on my work with high-functioning adults in Silicon Valley can be found by clicking here



Professional Affiliations: 


  • Co-Founder and facilitator at Facebook Headquarters of an international program called Project Reciprocity to assist its eCrimes and Counterterrorism Departments 
  • Creator of Resiliency Program at Digital Ocean, a cloud computing company based out of New York City and Cambridge, MA
  • 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