Brentia Caldwell

As “self-care is the best care” being her life’s mantra, Brentia Caldwell founded The Up Center as a means to provide effective and meaningful mental health services to individuals. The founding of The Up Center was in the efforts of assisting individuals with life healing on their own terms while simultaneously empowering them to prioritize and maximize their mental wellness.

With over a decade of clinical counseling experience, Brentia is a Certified School Counselor, Licensed Professional Counselor, Approved Clinical Supervisor, and Certified Professional Counselor Supervisor.

Additionally, Brentia is PREPARE-ENRICH Certified and applies this specific methodology within her supervision work with her shadowing clinicians and interns who facilitate counseling work with couples. Combined with her passion for promoting mental wellness, Ms. Caldwell utilizes a unique and integrative therapeutic approach to assist individuals who are experiencing life challenges and transitions, depression, anxiety, and grief. Brentia has therapeutic specialties in women’s issues, cross-cultural and identity issues, career counseling, and stress management.

As a proud “military brat,” Brentia also has a profound passion for working with Veterans and their families, particularly those dealing with deployments, transitioning to civilian life, and post-traumatic stress disorder.

Brentia provides individual counseling services for adults and facilitates group counseling on a variety of topics including anxiety, chronic illness, and stress management.

Brentia’s current focus at The Up Center is her role as a Clinical and Licensure Supervisor for which she provides licensure supervision for mental health clinicians seeking independent counseling licensure in the states of Georgia and Colorado.

Brentia holds both a Bachelor’s Degree in Spanish and Master’s Degree in Counselor Education from Georgia Southern University. Additionally, she possesses an Educational Specialist Degree in Professional Counseling & Supervision from the University of West Georgia. Brentia is also completing her Ph.D. in Counselor Education & Supervision at Mercer University where her research focus centers the exploration of life satisfaction and mental wellness of unmarried, childless, professional, middle-aged Black women.

Brentia is a member of the American Counseling Association, Licensed Professional Counselors Association of Georgia, Colorado Counseling Association, and Chi Sigma Iota International Honor Society.


***Brentia is not currently accepting new therapy clients***