Ona Steele, LMHC
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Originally from Asheville, North Carolina, Ona Steele attended Boston College where she received her B.A. in Political Science and Modern Art History. Ona graduated in the top 1% of her class and was awarded the distinguished honor of Best Academic Achievement Overall. She then went on to acquire her Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia School of Law. Ona worked as an attorney/litigator for several years before taking time off to raise her family and establishing herself as a noted professional artist and photographer.
As Ona’s children matured, she was determined to pursue her passion for helping others, and returned to school for her Master’s in Mental Health Counseling. Ona was accepted as an Intern at the oldest and most established addiction treatment center in South Florida. There she facilitated over 1500 hours of group and individual therapy to a diverse client population. Ona’s range of experience includes providing therapeutic support and intervention to those suffering from addiction and the accompanying mental health challenges that faced her clients such as anxiety, depression, trauma, bipolar disorder, personality disorders, body dysmorphia, grief and loss.
Ona enjoys working with teens and adults, specializing in many areas including couples therapy and neurodivergent clients.
- Juris Doctor, University of Virginia School of Law
- Master of Mental Health Counseling, Palm Beach Atlantic University
- Bachelor of Arts in Political Science & Modern Art History, Boston College
- Cerified Prepare Enrich Couples Counselor
- Intensively Trained in DBT