In addition to his academic appointments and public service, Dr. Colley treats patients in his private practice, providing both psychotherapy and medication management for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), anxiety, depression, bipolar disorders, schizophrenia and substance abuse for both adolescents and adults.
Dr. Colley received both his undergraduate and professional degrees from the Ivy League. He concentrated in organic chemistry at Princeton University in Princeton, NJ, graduating with honors. He attended medical school at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, in New York, NY. He completed an internship in internal medicine and neurology at the New York University School of Medicine. He remained at NYU for residency training in general psychiatry and was Chief Resident of the program in 2006. Dr. Colley completed a fellowship in Forensic Psychiatry, also at NYU, in 2007.
Dr. Colley also serves as an expert witness in both criminal and civil litigation, performing evaluations for the courts in several areas: capacity to stand trial, criminal responsibility, sex offenders, testamentary capacity, emotional damages, outpatient civil commitment and dangerous mental disorders. He has also worked extensively in jails and prisons and is an expert in correctional psychiatry.