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PhD, Licensed Psychologist

LaKeisha Gantt attended Mercer University as a first-generation college student and later the University of Georgia. LaKeisha is licensed as a psychologist and a professional counselor. She taught previously at Piedmont University as an Assistant Professor and has taught as an adjunct instructor as well.  LaKeisha has experience providing multicultural organizational development and counseling diverse and marginalized populations across the developmental spectrum. LaKeisha has worked extensively with schools on issues of discipline and school climate. LaKeisha has contributed to public conversations regarding mental health, school climate/discipline, and the psychological impact of political issues on marginalized populations. LaKeisha gave her first TEDXUGA talk in 2021 and continues to enjoy community advocacy as well as facilitating difficult dialogues on sensitive issues such as race, class, and mental health.

Areas of Expertise

DEI & Organizational Development, Organizational Climate & Culture, Mental Health in the Workplace, School Climate & Discipline

Adults, Teenagers & Young Adults, Couples & Families, Marginalized communities

There are many reasons individuals seek consulting or counseling. Learn more about some of the topics that I offer for consulting and some of the reasons you may want to seek counseling.  


Contact Me

Email and contact forms are not appropriate mediums by which to receive therapy.  This form is intended only to provide a way for individuals to receive general information regarding services provided.  Confidentiality is essential to the counseling process and cannot be assured with email or contact forms.

2750 Lexington Road

Athens, GA 30605

Tel: 706-389-8207

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