Onissa S. Mitchell is a Family Nurse Practitioner certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and licensed by the state of Texas to provide family-centered healthcare to patients of all ages. She has a unique combination of strong nursing skills and believes that a person’s health is not just physical, but also spiritual and should not be limited to their ability to pay or their lack thereof. Onissa believes in addressing the emotional and spiritual aspects of each patient to reverse physical illness bringing healing to the mind, body, and spirit. Her scope of practice encompasses diagnosis and management of common and complex health care issues, disease prevention, and health promotion across the lifespan.
Onissa is an active member of the national organization Black Nurses Rock where she was awarded the 2019 Difference Maker Award from Dominique Cares (Non-profit), 2018 Advanced Practice Nurse of the Year Award (Black Nurses Rock). She is also a Community Educator for the Alzheimer’s Association, an Ambassador for the American Heart Association, as well as the American Sexual Health Association. She is an author, entrepreneur, speaker, and mentor. She has served as a preceptor to high school students who are interested in choosing health care as a career after graduation, graduate nursing students, and Nurse Practitioner students. Her philosophy is and will always be to treat people as you want to be treated and find beauty in everything. Onissa’s positive attitude and confidence in the spirit of people has allowed her to be a light in the darkness of her patients and to those who has the privilege of knowing her.