Adam Ouanes

Therapist Intern

Adam Ouanes is in his final year at Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research earning his Master of Social Service. He also holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from The University of the Arts as an actor with a focus on classical text. He is interested in a creative approach to healing that merges artistic expression with a therapeutic skill set. A primary focus of Adam’s work is looking at the inherent challenges faced by the LGBTQ community due to collective trauma. From substance abuse/addiction, loneliness, grief and other difficulties, Adam is driven to help community members find a sense of peace and security through a trauma informed approach. Adam’s therapeutic work with clients is also informed by past experiences as a hospice volunteer and peer counselor. Additionally, Adam has worked as a social work intern at The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania helping patients connect to life-saving services.