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
  • 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:
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Dr. Lee Smith
Dr. Charlie MenendezDr. Shehreen Latif
Dr. Lara Hiseler

Article Series: This Being Human

  • Stress and Memory

    Stress and Memory

    – by Lee Smith, Ph.D.

    Chronic stress messes with your mind.

    Sitting like tuques atop each of our kidneys are our adrenal glands, which sweat hormones such as cortisol when we’re stressed. Cortisol and its buddies have a huge portfolio of stress related jobs, and one of them is to regulate how we retain and remember things. They can slide across the blood-brain barrier and influence a whole lot of what goes on upstairs.  » Read the complete article: Stress and Memory  »