Adriana Kipper-Smith PhD, HSP

EAP Clinical Psychologist
Work/Life Connections

​Adriana earned her doctoral degree at Fielding Graduate University, and doctoral internship and postdoctoral fellowship at the Vanderbilt University Counseling Center. Born in Brazil, Adriana practiced as a clinical psychologist for 7 years before moving to the US in 2004. She was the Clinical Director at the Vanderbilt University Counseling Center (UCC), where she worked for 12 years before joining the Work/Life Connections-EAP team in 2022. Adriana has also served as Clinical Faculty at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and has published in the areas of psychotherapy research, biofeedback, and mind-body approaches, and wellbeing.