Psychiatrist

Education and Specialty

Barry Jones, M.D., is a licensed psychiatrist at Georgia Behavioral Health Professionals working in the Cumming office.

“My training as a medical doctor, addictionologist, psychiatrist and psychoanalyst has given me a unique background for the evaluation and treatment of patients. My education has spanned a period of almost 38 years, and continues so that I may always remain abreast of the latest developments.”

Graduate, Emory University (1964)

Graduate, Medical Doctor , Emory University School of Medicine (1968)

Internship, Grady Memorial Hospital (1968-69)

Psychiatric Residency Training, Emory University School of Medicine (1969-71/1973-74)

Psychoanalytic Training, Columbia University/Emory University School of Psychoanalytic Medicine (1973-78)

Professional Development

“As with any medical specialty, psychiatry is always changing. New and better approaches to solving problems are being developed. As a member of professional organizations, I am able to keep up on the changes and to share new ideas with other doctors.”

Developer & Medical Service Director, of Dual Diagnosis Unit at Charter Peachford Hospital (1989-1999)

Medical Director, Atlanta Addictive Disease and Psychiatric Medicine Associates (1989 to present)

At different times in his 40 year career he has been a member of the following organizations:

Member, American Psychiatric Association

Member, American Medical Association

Member, American Psychoanalytic Association

Member, American Society of Addictive Medicine

Member, American Academy of Psychiatrists in Alcoholism & Addiction

Member, American Association of Psychoanalytic Medicine

Member, Medical Association of Georgia

Member, Atlanta Medical Society

Member, Atlanta Psychoanalytic Society

Awards, Service, Honors

“Perhaps the highest honor that can be given a doctor is the responsibility of imparting his knowledge and experience to those who wish to become doctors or who are already doctors, but wish to expand their experience.”

Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Emory University School of Medicine (1978-2004)

Supervising Analyst for Residency Training, Emory University Department of Psychiatry (1983-2003)

Instructor, Self-Psychology Course, Residency Training, Emory University Department of Psychiatry (1994-2003)

“In meetings and seminars, doctors take great interest in the presentations by other doctors who have unique or extended experience in specific phases of medical treatment.”

Instructor, American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting

Instructor, Self-Psychology Course, Mental Health Professionals

Lecturer,“Women and Alcoholism,” Grady Memorial Hospital

Lecturer, Regional Meeting of the AAPAA

Speaker, Southeastern Conference of Addictive Disease

Contact Information

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Jones, please contact Georgia Behavioral Health Professionals office in Cumming at (770) 886-5700