Erica Adkins

Erica L. Adkins

Assistant Professor

  • Faculty

What I do

Faculty Director Military Psychology Specialty
Graduate School of Professional Psychology


Military Psychology

Professional Biography

Dr. Erica Adkins is the Faculty Director of the Military Psychology Specialty at the University of Denver Graduate School of Professional Psychology. She is a Licensed Psychologist in Colorado and Ohio. She received her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Oregon in September 2009. She completed her predoctoral internship at Federal Correctional Institute Fort Worth, TX then spent the next 5 years as a psychologist with the Federal Bureau of Prisons. She currently owns and operates Stages of Change Psychotherapy, PLLC, a group practice in Colorado Springs, CO. Her private practice focuses on traumatic stress injuries, PTSD, depression and anxiety disorders.
In addition, she is an Officer in the United States Army Reserve. She has extensive clinical experience working with crisis intervention, suicide risk assessment and intervention, incarcerated populations, and military populations both stateside and overseas. Her interests include Psychology of Women in the Military, Suicide Prevention and Intervention, and Multiculturalism, Inclusion, and Diversity in Military Populations.


  • MA, Counseling, Michigan State University
  • MS, Clinical Psychopharmacology, California School of Professional Psychology
  • Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, University of Oregon

Licensure / Accreditations

  • Psychologist License
  • Psychologist License