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Mary Chase Mize

About Mary Chase Mize PhD, APC, NCC

Dr. Mary Chase Mize, PhD, LPC, NCC (she/her/hers) received her PhD in counselor education & practice from Georgia State University and is a postdoctoral researcher at GSU and part-time clinician with JF&CS. Her clinical expertise is suicide intervention and prevention and working with older adults.

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Mary Chase has been with JF&CS since 2018, where she completed her doctoral practicum and internship with Clinical Services & Aviv Older Adult Services and is now a part-time therapist. She completed her master’s clinical internship at Emory Decatur (formerly DeKalb Medical) Behavioral Health Services, where she provided crisis intervention in the emergency room as an assessment counselor, as well as short-term crisis stabilization in the psychiatric stabilization unit.

Mary Chase is a Licensed Professional Counselor, National Certified Counselor, and master-level Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) trainer. She is a postdoctoral research associate at Georgia State University, where she serves as the assistant director of the HOPE Lab and co-primary investigator of a $1.3 million dollar grant from the Department of Health and Human Services. The primary focus of her research is community-based suicide intervention among older adults through equipping nutrition services and aging network providers with life-saving suicide intervention skills. At JF&CS, Mary Chase has been able to combine her research and academic experience within clinical practice. Her clinical approach is informed by her theoretical orientation, Individual Psychology (Adlerian), and she is committed to helping individuals and their families find healing during times of crisis and loss.

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