A. Jay Beard, Ph.D.

Dr. Jay Beard

I am a psychologist with a private practice in downtown Decatur, Georgia and I work with individuals, couples, and groups. This web site is designed to help you get a sense of who I am and how I work. Please contact me if you have questions or if I can be of any assistance to you.



All great changes are preceded by chaos.
• Deepak Chopra

In any given moment, we have two options: To step forward into growth or to step back into safety.
• Abraham Maslow

You find sometimes that a thing which seemed very thingish inside you is quite different when it gets out into the open and has other people looking at it.
• Winnie the Pooh