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Gerilyn Worthy-Thayer, PhD


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Gerilyn Worthy-Thayer, PhD Office and Other Patient Information

Primary Office

Office 1: Baptist Behavioral Health - Yulee Office

87010 Professional Way
, Yulee, FL 32097


Gerilyn Worthy-Thayer, PhD Biography and Info

Gerilyn Worthy-Thayer, PhD, is a graduate of Howard University’s Clinical Psychology program where she focused her training in child psychology and development. During her clinical internship, Dr. Worthy-Thayer completed an internship in infant mental health. She trained across diverse mental health settings with clients from a variety of backgrounds. Dr. Worthy-Thayer brings integrity, collaborative and individualized care to issues of development, executive functioning, mood disorders, trauma, and gender identity. Her areas of expertise include:

  • Child and Infant Mental Health
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Trauma
  • Parent training
  • Social skills training
  • Attention-deficit/Hyperactivity disorder

About Me

I have lived in Jacksonville since 2018. My husband and I enjoy outdoor recreation as well as arts and culture.

My philosophy of care is to understand the client’s history and current concerns in order to create an individual plan that centers on reaching improved mental health in meaningful ways. I believe that therapy is a collaborative process that takes honesty, trust, effort, and consistency in order to achieve positive outcomes. My aim is to provide life-long skills that clients can use to navigate new challenges they may encounter after treatment is complete.


  • Psychology


  • English

Hospital Affiliation

  • Baptist Behavioral Health LLC

Legal Practice Name

  • BBH Outpatient

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