Dona Leith

  • Georgia
  • Information updated 3 weeks ago

About Dona Leith's service

Dona Leith, a Mental Health Counselor in Florida and a Professional Counselor in Georgia, is a nationally-certified Recreation Therapist. With a deep understanding that everyone experiences a range of normal healthy emotions, Dona feels honored to provide assistance during tough times. Prioritizing the mental health of her clients, she has extensive experience helping individuals navigate through various mental health issues, including anxiety, trauma, mood disorders, substance abuse, schizophrenia, and dissociative disorders. Specializing in working with elderly individuals, military personnel and their families, as well as the LGBTQ community, Dona has presented on topics such as Cultural Competency, Depression, and Behavioral Management at local and state behavioral health conferences. By combining her psychological training with her medical background as an EMT and Recreation Therapist, Dona takes a holistic approach to therapy, creating safe and nurturing environments where she can address multiple aspects of the mind and body simultaneously. Her therapy style is best described as brief, person-centered, and solution-focused, drawing from a range of psychological and behavioral theories to cater to the unique needs of each individual client.

Areas of Focus and Specialization

  • Addictions
  • Anger management
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Coping with life changes
  • Depression
  • Eating disorders
  • Family conflicts
  • Grief
  • LGBT
  • Parenting issues
  • Relationship issues
  • Self esteem
  • Stress
  • Trauma and abuse

Additional areas

  • Adoption and Foster Care
  • and OCD
  • Chronic Pain Illness and Disability
  • Compulsions
  • Control Issues
  • Dissociation
  • First Responder Issues
  • Guilt and Shame
  • Military and Veterans Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Obsessions
  • Personality Disorders
  • Post-traumatic Stress
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
  • Social Anxiety and Phobia

Therapeutic approaches

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Client-Centered Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Solution-Focused Therapy
  • Trauma-Focused Therapy

Languages Spoken

  • American Sign Language
  • English

Dona Leith is serving from:

Georgia

Welcoming International Clients?

No

Years in practice

8 years

NPI number

1801135835

License Details

FL LMHC MH18287

License: LMHC

Florida

License number: MH18287

Expires at 2025-03-31

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