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About Dr. Bailey

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Nancy Bailey PhD, Owner of Desert Moon Consulting, provides counseling and coaching to individuals, families, government agencies, and business groups in the areas of personal growth, team building, and holistic personal and business development. Dr. Bailey has extensive experience in conducting customized Intensive workshops, group or individual coaching sessions, long-term client and family case management, and behavioral health care agency systems analysis. Nationally known in the behavioral health treatment industry, Nancy is passionate about “creating an environment where individuals, families, and groups can heal and grow in a safe and supported space.” Dr. Bailey has experience working with executives, high profile, athletes, government, and entertainment industry clients where discretion and confidentiality are paramount. Dr. Bailey has worked at Caron Treatment Centers and White Deer Run in Pennsylvania; Rosewood Treatment Centers for Eating Disorders, and The Meadows of Wickenburg, Arizona. When engaging with her coaching clients, Nancy works from a positive and collaborative model that is inclusive and solution oriented. Long term client case management, interventions, and family system healing are additional areas of expertise and facilitation. Dr. Bailey has consulted with behavioral health facilities in the United States to aid in the development and enhancement of their clinical program curriculum, staff training, and delivery of clinical services. Dr. Bailey is also an adjunct professor in graduate university studies and serves as a content specialist on doctoral dissertation committees. Nancy also serves on the IC&RC test advisory committee. 

Dr. Bailey is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Capella University where she received her Ph.D. from the Harold Abel School of Social and Behavioral Studies with a focus on Counseling Studies. In addition, she earned her Master of Science degree from Eastern University in Non-Profit Management and a Bachelor of Arts from Eastern University in Organizational Management. Nancy is a Licensed Advanced Addictions Counselor, Certified Co-Occurring Disorders Professional, Certified Experiential Therapist (Advanced), and holds specialized training certifications in Trauma Studies from JDI and Equine Assisted Learning. With over 20 years of experience in the field of behavioral health treatment, Nancy specializes in experiential modalities including trauma-informed therapies and equine-assisted activities treating substance use disorders, codependency, relational trauma, and co-occurring disorders.  Dr. Bailey is also a neurofeedback practitioner utilizing BrainPaint and Muse systems and is EMDR Certified. Nancy trained extensively with Pia Mellody at The Meadows treatment center in Arizona in Post Induction Therapy (PIT) and has facilitated the training of other industry professionals in the PIT Model of Developmental Immaturity.

In her free time, you will most likely find Nancy taking photographs (all photos on desertmoonconsulting.com are her own), writing, practicing meditation and yoga, enjoying her dogs, playing with her granddaughter, and exploring local consignment shops with her husband.