Brett Kaylor, DO, MAStaff Psychiatrist
Brett Kaylor, DO, MA, is a Staff Psychiatrist at Bluff Plantation. Dr. Kaylor provides psychiatric and substance use evaluations, medication management services and psychotherapy.
Specializing in process-based cognitive behavioral therapies, he works with patients on facilitating behavior change utilizing acceptance and mindfulness skills, particularly through acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) in individual and group settings. He helps patients reconnect with their values, discover where they find meaning in life and develop motivation for change.
Dr. Kaylor received his undergraduate degree in art history from University of Washington in Seattle. He then attended medical school at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, where he became a Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) in 2013, graduating Summa Cum Laude. He also completed a Master in Bioethics during his medical training and served as a bioethics research fellow at the Center for Practical Bioethics in Kansas City.
Dr. Kaylor subsequently completed his residency in psychiatry at the Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University in 2017. He served as Chief Resident during his final two years of training, and became involved in both resident and medical student education. Among other awards, he was the recipient of the Outstanding Resident Teaching Award in 2017. He continues to engage his interest in teaching and education in neuroscience, neuropsychology, and ethics.
Dr. Kaylor recently completed a prestigious addiction fellowship program offered by Bluff Plantation at the Medical College of Georgia. The fellowship provides physicians with rigorous, hands on, science-based clinical education in evaluating and treating alcohol and drug addiction and dual disorders.