Grady O’Neill, MA, ATR, CADC

Grady O’Neill, MA, ATR, CADC

Art Therapist/Addiction Counselor

“My communication style is being open, honest, and genuine. It is important that the patient has a clear understanding of the process and expectations of therapy. Communicating in a way that is respectful to both parties can help build trust and foster growth in the therapeutic setting.”

Grady enjoys living in the Northwoods and grew up in the area. In his spare time, he enjoys fly fishing, ice fishing, foraging for mushrooms, smoking fish and meats, and spending time with his family.


  • He is a Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist.

Professional Interests

  • Exploring the benefits of video therapy and benefits of how art affects the brain.
  • Grady appreciates the support and professionalism of the team at the LVDHC as well as the state-of-the-art facility.

Education & Experience

  • Lac Vieux Desert Health Center (2015-present)
  • Master of Arts Degree in Art Therapy, University of Wisconsin, Superior (2015)


  • Genesis Recovery, Art Therapy Intern, Duluth, MN
  • Heartland Kids, Mental Health Practitioner, Duluth, MN

Professional Memberships

  • American Art Therapy Association
  • Michigan Association of Arts

Board Certifications

  • CADC – Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor
  • ATR – Art Therapist Registered