Telka · Smith Practice in Psychology

Telka · Smith is a community of psychologists bringing extensive experience and many years of professional practice to help with the challenges of and setbacks in life.  Change and adaptation, resolution and coming to terms with our life as it is, gaining understanding in the place of confusion, and enhancing our functioning in so many ways is the work of our psychologists.

We offer a wide range of psychological and organizational services which include the following:

  • Individual Therapy
  • Marital Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Psychoeducation Assessments
  • Psychological Assessments
  • Motor Vehicle Accident Assessment and Treatment
  • Psycholegal and Forensic Assessments
  • Organizational Consulting
  • Critical Incident Stress Assistance
  • Mindfulness Seminars and Workshops
  • Useful Workshops

For more information, call (705) 742-3120 or contact us by e-mail:
General Inquiriestelsmith@telkasmith.com
Dr. Lee Smithsmith@telkasmith.com
Dr. Charlie Menendezcmenendez@telkasmith.com
Dr. Shehreen Latifslatif@telkasmith.com
Dr. Lara Hiselerlhiseler@telkasmith.com

Article Series: This Being Human

  • Chronic Pain

    Chronic Pain

    – by Lee Smith, Ph.D.

    In many cases chronic pain is another example of how brains and bodies change through the repeated interplay of several systems. If you do something over and over, you’ll get better at it. Chronic pain can be the neuroplastic outcome of a brain and body that has learned to be in pain and to suffer.

    The question might arise of whether chronic pain has a legitimate physical basis or whether it’s a psychological issue,  » Read the complete article: Chronic Pain  »