Emily Bailey, Psy.D., Assistant Professor of Psychology

Oglethorpe Faculty

Emily Bailey

Assistant Professor of Psychology Office: [email protected]

B.S., Psychology, Georgia College
M.S., Psychology, Augusta University
M.S., Clinical Health Psychology; Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, Mercer University

Dr. Emily Bailey received her MS in psychology (clinical focus) from Augusta University and her Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from Mercer University. She received her postdoctoral specialization in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder and anxiety disorders from McLean OCD Institute // Texas.

While Dr. Bailey’s clinical focus is primarily with individuals diagnosed with OCD and other anxiety disorders, she has experience working with diverse populations using evidence-based treatment including cognitive-behavioral therapy, exposure and response prevention, and acceptance and commitment therapy.

Areas of Interest/Research:

  • OCD and anxiety disorders
  • Attentional disengagement
  • Therapeutic Alliance
  • Treatment-seeking behaviors
  • Parental influence on child psychopathology

View Dr. Bailey’s website.


  • Persons, J.B., Marker, C.D., & Bailey, E.N. (2023). Changes in affective and cognitive distortion symptoms of depression are reciprocally related during cognitive behavior therapy. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 166. doi.org: 10.1016/j.brat.2023.104338.
  • Marker, C.D., & Bailey, E.N. (2021). Uniting the unit: Trivariate latent difference score modeling of parent-child triad. Journal of Family Psychology, 36(1), 114-129. doi: 10.1037/fam0000837
  • Bailey, E.N., & Marker, C.D. (2020). Papa was a rollin’ stone: How father’s psychological distress impacts child’s internalizing and externalizing symptoms. European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 30(8), 1123-1235. doi: 10.1007/s00787-020-01613-5
  • Gillis, L., Speelman, E., Linville, N., Bailey, E.N., Kalle, A., Oglesbee, N., Sandlin, J., Thompson, L., & Jensen, J. (2016). Meta-analysis of treatment outcomes measured by the Y-OQ and Y-OQ-Sr comparing wilderness and non-wilderness treatment programs. Child and Youth Care Forum, 45(6), 851-863. doi: 10.1007/s10566-016-9360-3
  • Bailey, E.N., & Dewitt, M. (2014). The influence of secure emotional expression on team effectiveness. Retrieved from ERIC database. (ED555253)