Joyce M. Bailey, MD, FASAM, Psychiatrist & Addiction Medicine Specialist with her own private practice – Dr. Joyce Bailey

Get to know Psychiatrist & Addiction Medicine Specialist Dr. Joyce M. Bailey, who serves patients in Parsippany-Troy Hills, New Jersey.

Dr. Bailey is a substance abuse expert and is trained to fully understand the biological science behind addiction, in order to properly treat each patient. She has a solo psychiatric practice in an inviting and comfortable environment that is supported by one other staff member, an individual that has been with the practice for over 10 years and who responds to calls, schedules appointments and provides reminder calls to patients regarding their upcoming appointment. Dr. Bailey offers treatment that is individualized to the needs of the client and approached in a holistic manner, including family, collateral informants, regular psychotherapy according to diagnosis and type of therapy indicated. At her practice, she treats adolescents and adults.

Dr. Bailey has extensive experience working with patients in hospitals, outpatient, and residential settings. Her expertise in the intricacies of successfully treating addictive disorders and the combination of addictive disorders and psychiatric disorders make her practice in psychiatry unusual if not totally unique. Her patients have excellent things to say about her, one stating “After one visit I was elated, she got me on the right meds and took the time to talk to me, and tell me the things I needed to do to get better. She has the ability to articulate things so I could understand what was going on with me and in doing so, I can feel good about myself for the first time in my life. I would recommend her to anyone who really wants help. She’s wonderful.”

Dr. Bailey is board-certified in Addiction Medicine, board-eligible in Psychiatry, as well as certified in Suboxone. She is also a Fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM). The ASAM, founded in 1954, is a professional medical society representing over 6,000 physicians, clinicians and associated professionals in the field of addiction medicine. It is dedicated to increasing access and improving the quality of addiction treatment, educating physicians and the public, supporting research and prevention, and promoting the appropriate role of physicians in the care of patients with addiction.

Dr. Bailey received her medical degree from Oregon Health and Science University School of Medicine in Portland, Oregon. Thereafter, she completed residencies at various hospitals / medical centers and one internship at Legacy Emanuel Hospital & Medical Center.

Psychiatry is the medical specialty devoted to the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of mental disorders. These include various maladaptations related to mood, behaviour, cognition, and perceptions. Addiction medicine is a medical specialty that deals with the treatment of addiction. The specialty often crosses over into other areas, since various aspects of addiction fall within the fields of public health, psychology, social work, mental health counseling, psychiatry, and internal medicine, among others. As a psychiatrist & addiction medicine specialist, Dr. Bailey specializes in mental health, treating disorders such as anxiety, depression, substance abuse, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), mood swings/anger issues/impulsivity, ADHD/ADD, impulse control disorders, and co-occurring disorders. She has received several awards for her expertise, including “Top Doc” in NJ, and has been included in “Who’s Who” publications, among others.

Dr. Bailey’s long-standing objectives include listening attentively to what a patient is really saying, providing support and comfort, as well as utilizing current strategies for symptom relief with the goal of improved quality of life.

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