Sue Adams

Sue Adams

Sue Adams is a clinical psychologist. She earned both her bachelor’s and doctoral degrees in psychobiology from Wheaton College before going on to obtain both master’s and doctoral degrees in clinical psychology from University of Massachusetts Boston.

Her practice is dedicated to treating anxiety, sleep disorders and medical issues like asthma. She employs cognitive behavioral techniques as an approach for treatment.

Early Life and Education

Sue Dobias was born September 17th 1941 to William “Bill” and Lillian Dobias of Williston North Dakota and spent her early years living on their Cartwright farm along with her three sisters Aone, Donna and Thelma.

She attended Sioux Crossing School before enrolling at Montana State College in Bozeman where she met and was later married to Robert Adams in 1960.

As a licensed psychologist, she currently serves as Director of Prevention and Support at URI’s Child Development Center where she offers teaching, research and clinical services related to physical and mental health promotion. Her specialty areas of interest include anxiety disorders, sleep and related medical conditions as well as childhood asthma.

She served as former Director of the University of Rhode Island Sleep Research Lab where she mentored 2-4 undergraduate and graduate students per semester on research that explores how technology and sleep deprivation impact college student mental and physical well-being. She holds particular interest in the relationship between sleep and mood and is currently conducting studies in laboratory preschools to understand professional development’s effect on social-emotional learning for preschool children.

Professional Career

Sue Adams was an accomplished arboricultural consultant (Treescope). Through her efforts, Sue secured the future of many rare and notable trees.

She served as local authority tree officer in South Gloucestershire, England and made headlines when she successfully protected Tortworth Court’s exquisite tree collection which had been threatened by development. This success marked one of her proudest moments as an officer.

She led the national Nurse Practitioner and Enrolled Nurse workforce program funded by the Ministry of Health, conducting research and teaching that focused on building the NP workforce as well as transitioning trainees from trainee status into practice.

Achievement and Honors

Sue Adams is an extremely accomplished woman. She has participated in many community events and organizations, helping others become more successful along the way.

At Blossom Foods, she has also proven herself an accomplished businesswoman. With this venture she provides healthy yet delectable and nutritional food products to people.

Her success has earned her many accolades and awards. She has become an inspiration to millions of people around the globe.

She has also been recognized with the President’s Medal, presented to individuals who embody the values of Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Additionally, she has worked closely with Hobart and William Smith students on a variety of community service projects that demonstrate civic duty for them.

Personal Life

Sue Adams was born on September 17, 1941, in Williston, N.D. to William “Bill” and Lillian Dobias.

She grew up on their farm in Cartwright, N.D. where she had many fond memories.

In 1961, she married her husband Robert (Bob) Adams in Cartwright, N.D. To this union they had three daughters: Michelle (Shelly), Annette and Joetta.

Family was important to Sue and she loved spending time with her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and step-grandchildren.

She was also a dedicated prayer warrior for her family. She will be greatly missed by her loving husband, daughter, sister, aunt and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother Gerry Strain. Survivors include her sons Darin (Penny) Adams, Michael (Missy) Adams and Jamie Adams; daughters Lisa Perry, Lori Stone, Amy Mansfield; grandchildren Dustin (Olivia) Adams, Lauren (Joey) Kean, Heather Robbins, Brandon Robbins, Travis (Craig) Robbins, Justin Stone, Megan Stone, Cody (Maria) Adams, Cale (Aubrey) Adams, Anna Morrison, Sean Morrison, Jacob Adams; great-grandchildren: Jayce Jimenez, Emmy Adams, Lydia Adams, Logan Kean, Baby Adams in May; step-grandchildren: Brooke (Jason) Mullins, Dustin (Alaina) Perry, Josh (Chelsea) Mansfield, Emily Townsend; and several other step-great-grandchildren.

Net Worth

Sue Adams is an iconic American actress with an estimated net worth estimated at an estimated $3 Million. Her primary source of income comes from acting roles in films; however, she also charges high fees to appear on television programs.

She has appeared on various television series such as Little House on the Prairie and Hanna-Barbera Happy Hour, where her performances first earned her recognition within the industry.

Adams made her film debut in 1999 as a supporting player in the dark comedy Drop Dead Gorgeous and went on to star in musical fantasy Enchanted (2007) and more assertive roles to rave reviews in drama Doubt (2008) and sports film The Fighter (2010), winning two consecutive Golden Globe Awards for performances in American Hustle (2013) and Big Eyes (2014).

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