Cody Bayles, Ph.D.
408 N. Kendrick St., Suite #4
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
(928) 774-6364 ext. 230
Born and raised in Flagstaff, AZ, Cody takes great pride in treating the community’s behavioral health needs. Following a stint in Los Angeles, where he earned his Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, shelved books, and served spaghetti, he returned to Flagstaff and earned his MA and PhD in Counseling Psychology from what is commonly known as, ‘Harvard of the West’… Northern Arizona University. While earning his MA and PhD, he worked at The Guidance Center for nine years in a variety of roles geared toward treating general mental health and substance use disorders. During that time he became a Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Psychologist in the state of Arizona. In April 2018, he joined Flagstaff Counseling Center as a partner.
Cody commonly uses Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and believes the quality of the therapeutic relationship is what paves the road for desired outcomes. He is trained to treat a variety of issues including addictions, trauma, mood disorders, and handling everyday stressors. He acquired further training in psychological evaluation, specifically for ADHD and loves working with people across the lifespan, from adolescence to adulthood. Further interests of his include practitioner well-being and coping with the effects of repeated exposure to secondary trauma. He is an approved clinical supervisor through Arizona’s Board of Behavioral Health Examiners and holds quality clinical supervision in high regard. His research interests fall in the arenas of clinical outcomes, clinical supervision, environmental psychology, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. This summer, he will conduct a poster presentation with two colleagues at the American Psychological Association’s annual conference on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy as a model for increasing psychological flexibility for people in residential substance use disorder treatment.
Cody is a part-time faculty member at NAU and teaches the course on Substance and Addictive Disorders for the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program. He is a member of APA’s Division 34: Society for Environmental, Population, and Conservation Psychology, and, Citizen’s Climate Lobby.
He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield and Private Pay.