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Dr Emma Adams

Psychiatrist, ACT

Dr Emma Adams is a Canberra-based psychiatrist who specialises in perinatal mental health as well as being a long-time clinician and persistent advocate for doctors’ mental health and wellbeing. In her 18 years post-fellowship Dr Adams has worked in a multitude of settings in Australia and overseas, as well as running her own private practice. She is the author of an award-winning memoir, Unbreakable Threads, and continues to write based on her sabbatical adventures in the bush and riding a bike solo around Ireland.


The Mental Health Professionals’ Network (MHPN) respectfully acknowledges the Wurundjeri and the Boon Wurrung people of the Kulin nation, the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the land on which our office is situated. We also acknowledge Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia and pay our respects to their Elders past and present.