About

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Mariann Richards Adams is a lecturer, author, performer, teacher and consultant through A+ Plus Performing Arts.

She has done workshops, media education, press interviews, and coached clients through anxiety.  She is the author of two books Boost Core Power and Bust Anxiety, and The Core Power Pro-Launch Pad and numerous articles on overcoming anxiety and enhancing ability, in 135 countries. Additionally, she has toured the United States as a performer, and has 35 years experience teaching.

She is in a PhD Clinical Psychology program at California Southern University, specializing in the psychology, physiology, and neuroscience of outcome-based anxiety (such as performance anxiety, sports anxiety, relationship anxiety, test anxiety, educational anxieties, and business anxieties). She received her Masters in Education at Eastern Oregon University specializing in Educational Anxiety and Music/Dance/Theater.  She received her Bachelors from Brigham Young University in  in Education/Music, and was a singer/dancer in the acclaimed Young Ambassadors performance group. 

Her honors include the New York FD Special Commendation, the Brigham Young University Alumni Distinguished Service Award, and the Oregon Mother of Achievement Award.