Ophelia Blackwell, LPC

Provider type: Therapist

Serving: Adolescents and Adults

About Ophelia Blackwell, LPC

Ophelia Blackwell, is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Stateboard certified Clinical Supervisor who has been practicing since 2006. She graduated from Kansas State University with a PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision and cognate speciality in marriage and family. She is also a certified clinical counselor and was trained as fellow with the NBCC Minority Fellowship Program. She earned a Masters in Counselor Education from Virginia State University, and her Bachelor of Science degree from Kansas State University.

Ophelia believes in a humanistic philosophy to treatment which consist of trauma informed care. She integrates person centered, CBT, EMDR, and trauma informed approaches to care. Her main areas of focus include military and veteran families, PTSD, panic attacks, trauma, grief, and loss.

In her spare time, Ophelia enjoys traveling, gardening, cycling, and working as an adjunct graduate professor teaching and supervising interns and future clinical counselors.

Specialties

  • ADD & ADHD
  • Anger
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorders
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Depression
  • Grief/Loss
  • Panic Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • PTSD
  • Education & Certifications

    PhD - Kansas State University, Counselor Education and Supervision, December 2017; Dissertation: “The dynamic shift in therapeutic relationships through counselors use of self-disclosure with military clients: A case study”

    M.Ed. - Virginia State University, Counselor Education, May 2006

    B.S. - Kansas State University, Social Science, May 2003

    Locations

    Athens

    745 S Milledge Ave Suite 1A
    Athens, GA 30605

    Insurance

    • Aetna
    • Compsych
    • Elevance Health (Anthem BCBS)
    • Evernorth (Cigna)
    • Humana
    • Kaiser Permanente (Southeast)
    • MultiPlan (PHCS)
    • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
    • Partners Direct Health
    • Provider Network of America (PNOA)
    • Sana Benefits
    • Sonder Health Plan
    • Tricare East (Humana Military)