Coral Springs


1725 N. University Drive

Suite 350

Coral Springs, FL 33071

Telephone: (954) 227-2700

Fax: (954) 227-2704

Linda Berlin, Psy.D.


Psychological Associates

Boca Raton


7000 W. Palmetto Park Road

Suite 407

Boca Raton, FL 33433

Telephone: (561) 347-0997

Fax: (561) 347-0996


Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How do I know whether I need a psychiatrist or a therapist or both?

A. In general, a therapist would be well-suited to helping you make this decision. Therefore, it is recommended that you make your initial appointment with a therapist in order to assist you with establishing an appropriate and effective course of treatment.

Q. What is the difference between a Psychiatrist, a Psychologist and a Therapist?

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Q. How do I choose a therapist?

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Q. Do we accept insurance and should you use it?

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Q. Which foreign languages do our clinicians speak?

Q. What hours are you open?

A. Our therapist are available Monday through Saturday, including evenings. Our Psychiatrists are available Monday through Friday, including evenings.









John Adams, Ph.D.

Dr. John Adams specializes in the assessment and treatment of sexual dysfunctions, intimacy disorders, and relationship distress; affective disorders; dysfunctional family systems; and anxiety disorders, including panic disorders, agoraphobia, and the assessment and treatment of post-traumatic stress disorders. In addition, Dr. Adams also works with clients with sexual compulsions that result in the disruption of the clients’ personal lives, their intimate relationships, and/or their occupational performance.  Dr. Adams also provides consultative services to organizations on stress management and communication skills training, and he is active in community presentations for the education of the public on matters of psychology and on his special areas of expertise.


Dr. Adams, prior to working at Masters & Johnson Institute, spent five years at the Brevard Mental Health Centers and Hospital, Inc. in Rockledge and Titusville, Florida.  He served as Chief Psychologist and Director of Youth Services.  He provided counseling and psychological evaluation services for individuals, couples and family members.  In addition, he served as Director of Research, and had primary responsibility for the supervision of psychology interns.  He was also an Adjunct Professor of Psychology at Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Florida.  He is a member of the American Psychological Association, the South Florida Society for Trauma Based Disorders, and the Tri-County Interagency Network.  He has served as president of the South Florida Society for Trauma Based Disorders and currently he is the head of the organization’s public relations committee.  In terms of serving the community in general, Dr. Adams is also a member of Rotary International.  He is currently president of the Rotary Club of Coral Springs (July’06 – July ’07).


Dr. Adams received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Kent State University in 1981 and has been a licensed psychologist in Florida since 1983.  Dr. Adams received his undergraduate degree at the University of Miami. 

Dr. Adams or Dr. Avery-Clark can be reached by phone at (954) 227-2700 or (561) 347-0997 or by email at

You can read more about Drs. Adams and Avery-Clark's services in the Sex Therapy section of our website where you can also read articles written by them, including:

Finding a Sex Therapist

What You Can Expect From Couples Counseling With Drs. Avery-Clark and Dr. Adams.

What You Can Expect From Sex Therapy With Drs. Avery-Clark and Dr. Adams.

Different Desires, Different Interests.

What Makes Relationships Last?

Wired For . . . and Mired In . . . Sex.

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