​​Don't give up! YES answers indicate
​that Telka could help!

1. Would you like to learn how to cope with stress, worry, anger or depression more effectively?

​"No hurt survives for long without our help,” she said, and then she kissed me and sent me out to play again for the ​rest of my life."
 Brian Andreas


Transform pain into purpose, wounds into wisdom and inspire others to do the same


Telka Arend-Ritter L.M.S.W., A.C.S.W, a graduate of Michigan State University, has been healing lives in the Greater Lansing Area since 1985. She is the author and facilitator of a brief, solution-focused, cognitive-behavioral therapy program designed specifically for the treatment of stress, mood disorders and relationship problems. Her self-help workbook, Change Your Thoughts, Heal Your Life is available in pdf. format on this website.  Telka's unique treatment approach blends the latest information in neuroscience with practical and effective coping skills, CBT, DBT, ACT therapies, mindfulness skills and inspirational self-help tools.  What separates Telka's work from traditional therapy?  Telka's therapy approach teaches you how to align your thoughts and your actions with your values. You gain insights, set goals, make changes, learn coping and communication skills...you become the best version of yourself.  You learn to transform pain into purpose, wounds into wisdom and inspire others to do the same!

Telka Arend-Ritter LMSW

Brief Therapy Services in East Lansing

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Take this quiz to see if Telka's services are right for you. ​

2. Do you feel like something is missing in your life?

4. Need relationship skills?​

Psychotherapist Telka Arend-Ritter  offers  counseling in East Lansing by appointment only:  Weekdays  8:30a to 5:30p                 (517) 332-9310 

Email: therapy@TelkaArend-Ritter.com               

3. Do you need help making big decisions or life changes?​

5. Are you stressed out, over-whelmed or fed-up?​