Tina Adkins, Ph.D., Research Associate
Dr. Adkins has worked her entire career in the field of child welfare. She began as a Child Protective Services worker and went on to become a counselor and then specialize in attachment and child development. She went to London to learn about cutting edge child welfare interventions and obtained two of her degrees from University College London and the Anna Freud Center. Her dissertation work involved working with central Texas foster parents and creating a practical promising intervention for foster and adoptive parents called “Family Minds”. She has an MA in Counseling from Texas State University, an MS in Developmental Psychoanalytic Psychology and a Ph.D. in Psychoanalytic Studies from University College London (UCL).