Debra Bailey, Ph.D is clinical psychologist with her own practise, located in West Hartford, Connecticut. A Clinical Psychologist is a mental health care specialist who offers counseling services to adults, couples, children, and communities. With a Ph.D. in psychology, they work in research, teaching, and clinical practice to help patients understand themselves and cope with day-to-day issues, mental illness, abuse, addiction, and loss. They are responsible for the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of psychological issues within the clinical setting.
She received her degree in Psychology from Kent State University, where she completed a dual track Ph.D. for Experimental Psychology, as well as Clinical Psychology.
Most recently, she is working on a book entitled “The Elephant and the Turtle: A Metaphor for the work of Psychotherapy and Personality Change” which she plans to one day complete and publish. The book describes a theoretical framework for the process of psychotherapy that incorporates the role of humor, play, and creativity in personality change.
Dr. Bailey has been in private practice in West Hartford, Connecticut since 2001.
Tips on mental self-care:
Live Healthy: Eating Healthy foods, getting a good amount of sleep, exercising regularly etc.
Find ways to relax: meditation, yoga, going for walks, etc.
Practice good hygiene: it is important for social, medical, psychological- which all helps lower the risk of illness.