Ophelia Blackwell, LPC

Provider type: Therapist

Serving: Adolescents and Adults

About Ophelia Blackwell, LPC

Dr. Ophelia’s practice settings have included corrections, military, hospital, college, mental health agency, and private practice. She has worked with adolescences and adults experiencing ADHD, depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, panic, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, grief and loss, anger issues, schizophrenia and personality disorders. She specializes in PTSD, anxiety, and panic attacks.

Dr. Ophelia utilizes an integrative approach to therapy. Her primary treatment approach is client-centered therapy. Trauma informed evidenced based care is useful in her work with clients experiencing trauma, grief and loss. Additionally, she utilizes cognitive behavior therapy, family systems, and attachment-style approaches in therapy with individuals, couples and families who are experiencing distress in their interpersonal relationships. Ophelia has traveled to several countries and states for more than 20 years as a military spouse with her now retired veteran husband. She has a special interest in working with individuals and couples from the military population.

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
    • BCBS
    • Beacon
    • Blue Choice
    • Cigna
    • Federal
    • Humana
    • Kaiser
    • Magellan
    • Optum
    • Pathway X
    • Tricare
    • UBH
    • UMR
    • United Health Care