Mary Chase Mize, PhD, APC, NCC, is a researcher and professional counselor. She earned her PhD in Counselor Education & Practice in 2021. Dr. Mize is an Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) Trainer, safeTALK (suicide awareness) trainer, and Assistant Director of the H.O.P.E. Research Lab at GSU. She currently works at GSU as a postdoctoral researcher and mental health clinician at JF&CS Atlanta.
Dr. Mize has worked in a variety of clinical settings, including inpatient psychiatric stabilization, emergency rooms, general hospital behavioral health, and community outpatient agencies. She specializes in working with individuals struggling with thoughts of suicide, working through major life transitions, aging, and grief and bereavement.
Mary Chase enjoys reading, writing, and wondering. Originally from West Tennessee, she lives in Atlanta with her husband, her son, and two dogs. She’s a proud alumna of Mississippi State University and first generation college student.