Dr. Tamara Bailey is originally from Perth, Australia. She is a postdoctoral registered psychological associate, specializing in anxiety and related mood disorders, and sport and performance psychology. She earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Fielding Graduate University in 2020, with her research and clinical training at UCLA’s Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior. Dr. Bailey completed her Ph.D. internship at the University of Oklahoma’s Division-1 Athletics Department. Her research experience includes examining Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) in individuals with treatment resistant OCD and specific phobias; Traumatic Brain Injuries: Sports concussion and the autonomic nervous system; and the role of perseverative cognition and social interaction in the relationship between mood, anxiety disorders, and cardiovascular risk.
Dr. Bailey views clients’ mental health concerns from a holistic, biopsychosocial perspective utilizing therapeutic modalities including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), cognitive processing therapy (CPT), exposure response prevention therapy (ERP), mindfulness, dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), clinical hypnotherapy, brainspotting, and group therapy for adults. Dr. Bailey has experience treating generalized, health, and social anxiety disorders, OCD, panic disorder, PTSD, trauma, borderline personality disorder, schizoaffective disorder, bipolar and major depressive disorder, and she provides sport and performance psychological services for athletes.
Dr. Bailey believes a strong therapeutic relationship, based on compassion, trust, empathy and collaboration is vital to delivering effective, evidence-based and complementary treatments.