Alan Bagley, Child Psychiatrist

Alan Bagley, M.D.
Alan Bagley, M.D.Licensed Psychiatrist

Dr. Bagley specializes in treating children, adolescents and young adults (ages 5 through 25 years), and he completed fellowship training in 2012.  He is boarded in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and in General Psychiatry.  He is a member of the American Psychiatric Association, the Arkansas Psychiatric Association, and the American Medical Association.  He has worked in clinics and schools throughout central Arkansas since the completion of his training and offers a developmental approach to treatment.  He implements a collaborative and integrated model with therapists and parents as team members. He combines pharmacologic decision making with psychotherapeutic techniques in each encounter and aims for the team, the child, and the parent to understand each patient and all relationships more fully.  He offers comprehensive psychiatric and medical evaluation, with review of past history and discussion of diagnosis, treatment goals and medication management, when indicated. Dr. Bagley is taking new referrals. 

  • Comprehensive Diagnostic Evaluations

  • Medication Management

  • Psychotherapy

  • Consultation

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  • July 2012  - Fellowship:  University of Arkansas For Medical Sciences, Little Rock

  • June 2010 - Residency: University of Arkansas For Medical Sciences, Little Rock

  • May 2006 - Medical School: University of Arkansas For Medical Sciences, Little Rock

  • May 2001 - Undergraduate: Ouachita Baptist University


  • American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (current)

  • American Psychiatric Association (current)

  • Arkansas Psychiatric Association (current)

  • American Medical Association (current)

  • Arkansas Association for Infant Mental Health (2010-2012)

Research & Publications

  • Castro JL, Bagley DA, Brown JL, Mecum G.  University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Psychiatry Telehealth, Liaison and Consults (UAMS Psych TLC) Guidelines: Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents. 2011.

  • Brown JL, Bagley DA.  University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Psychiatry Telehealth, Liaison and Consults (UAMS Psych TLC) Guidelines: Psychotic Disorders in Children and Adolescents. 2011.

  • Neonatology Research:  6/2000 – 7/2000:  Student Research Assistant for Jeffrey Kaiser, M.D., Arkansas Children’s Hospital; Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

  • Bagley, DA.  “The Cobb House: A Biography of a Place” Ouachita Baptist University Reserves

About Us

Arkansas Families First is a multidisciplinary behavioral health care group that offers a variety of health services for children, teens and families in Central Arkansas. Our group of independently practicing providers strive to provide the best, most comprehensive care that modern psychology, psychiatry, counseling, and other disciplines have to offer.


Arkansas Families First is devoted to unlocking the full potential of children and families. We utilize the latest research and the most skilled providers in the service of improving people’s lives. We strive to empower parents and to integrate multiple disciplines in the building of strong families and healthy children.

Our Promise

We take a strengths-based approach utilizing the latest evidence-based treatments and include parents in all aspects of treatment and assessment. We'll find the service and the provider that best fits your family. With our growing list of clinicians, if you are not satisfied with your provider or services will help you make the necessary changes.