Our Therapists

Email | mindie@gebhardtgroup.co

Specializations | Bereavement and Grief, Depression and Anxiety, ADHD, LGBTQ+ Issues, Trans Issues

Provider Services | Individual Counseling

Research Interests | Suicide Bereavement, Counseling Ethics, LGBTQ+ Issues, Trans Issues

Publications | Gebhardt, J. & Blackshear, M. (2022). Bicurious individuals. The SAGE Encyclopedia of Multicultural Counseling, Social Justice, and Advocacy. (In publication)

Mindie Blackshear, PhD, LPC, NCC

Mindie is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Georgia. Along with working in a private practice, Mindie is an adjunct professor at Piedmont University in the Department of Social Sciences where she teaches psychology and counseling courses.

Mindie received her PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision from Mercer University in Atlanta, GA. She completed her dissertation on how the time since death affects bereavement following a suicide death. Mindie also received her masters degree in clinical mental health counseling from Mercer University where she completed her thesis on how gender impacts people’s understanding of domestic violence. In her undergraduate studies, she studied at Piedmont College and graduated with a degree in psychology.

Mindie has clinical experience working with individuals between the ages of 5 to 75 years of age. She has worked with individuals through a myriad of mental health issues ranging from moderate to severe. Before moving to private practice, Mindie worked at inpatient mental health facilities, intensive outpatient mental health facilities, and community based mental health organizations.

She has presented at regional, national, and international conferences surrounding topics of domestic violence, suicide bereavement, and LGBTQI+ issues. Mindie is an advocate for suicide awareness and prevention. She actively volunteers with the Yellow Ribbon Program which is an suicide education and prevention program for middle to high schoolers.

Mindie is a clinical member of the American Counseling Association (ACA), the Association for Counselor Education & Supervision (ACES), and the Association for Humanistic Counseling (AHC).