PhD, Western Michigan University; MSEd, BA, BS, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Social justice advocacy; multicultural counseling competence; research training; counselor training
Dr. Steele is a licensed professional counselor residing in Kalamazoo, Michigan. She received her PhD in counselor education from Western Michigan University and an MSEd in educational psychology from Southern Illinois University, where she also received bachelor's degrees in psychology and elementary education. Dr. Steele has published conceptual and research-based articles in Counselor Education and Supervision,
the International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling,
and the Handbook of Counselor Preparation
. She teaches in Walden’s Clinical Mental Health Counseling program and also works in private practice, specializing in the treatment of adults and children with depression and anxiety.