Bailey C.C. Goodman, Psy.D.
Bailey C.C. Goodman, Psy.D. is a licensed psychologist working with Middle Georgia Behavioral Health Center. She received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a minor in Child and Family Development from Georgia Southern University in 2014. She then earned the following degrees from Mercer University: Master of Science in Health Psychology in 2017 and Doctor of Psychology in 2019. She completed a pre-doctoral internship with Georgia Southern University and she completed her postdoctoral fellowship at MGBHC.
Dr. Goodman offers individual, couples, and family therapy the individuals ages 6 and older. She also offers assessments for concerns such as ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and pre-surgical approval for interventions such as bariatric surgeries, gender affirming surgeries, and chronic pain interventions. She works from a cognitive-behavioral perspective (CBT) and utilizes techniques from dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), feminist theory, and family systems theories. While her training prepared her to work with many diverse concerns, she often focuses on mood disorders, trauma, LGBTQ+ concerns, adjustment to life stressors, and parent-training.
Bailey has been been part of the Middle Georgia community since 2015. When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her pets, kids, attending local craft shows with her husband, knitting, binge-watching shows on Netflix, reading fantasy novels, cooking, and playing tabletop games with friends. Her favorite quote is listed below:
Some believe that it is only great power that can hold evil in check. But that is not what I’ve found. I found it is the small things. Everyday deeds by ordinary folk that keeps the darkness at bay. Small acts of kindness and love. – Gandalf – J.R.R. Tolkien