Evelyn Leite
Family counselor, relationships therapist, author and trainer

Evelyn Leite, MHR, LPC, is an author, counselor, and trainer with over 35 years of professional experience. Evelyn is highly regarded for her seminars in multicultural counseling and education, and gives special attention to issues with people from varying cultural and ethnic backgrounds. She is the author of 12 self-help books. Specializing in public speaking and small intimate workshops, she furnishes information on healing trauma and mending broken family relationships, or will do a single family seminar, on Family Dynamics, Communication, Learning to Love The Child Within, and The Nuts and Bolts of Addiction. She has begun doing phone counseling and is currently developing small private self-help online groups so anyone can participate from home no matter where they are located. Call for more information--will do weekends.

Evelyn Leite has been widely published and beginning in 1979 when she wrote the first book ever written on the family perspective of what it is like to live with an alcoholic, called To Be Somebody. Publications by Evelyn are listed below:

Books Published:

To Be Somebody - Hazelden Educational Center City, Min. 1979 & 1982
When Daddy is a Drunk (What do you tell the children) - Hazelden 1981
Newcomers to Alanon - Hazelden 1981
Detachment  - Johnson Institute 1985 Best seller list for 10 years, sold to Hazelden in 1998
How it Feels to be Chemically Dependent - Johnson Institute 1988, sold to Hazelden 1998
Different Like Me - Johnson Institute 1988, sold to Hazelden 1998
Saving Face through Surrender and Grace - Community Intervention, MN. MN.1988
Mending Family Relationships - Community Intervention, MN. MN. 1988
Women: What Do We Want ~ Changing Your Life is Easier Than You Think - Leite Press, 2014, 2nd Edition, 2016

Magazine and Newspaper Articles Published:

Eyes on You Magazine, a SD Publication - Several articles published from 1990 to 1993
Well Nations Magazine - 4 articles published in 2005 and 2006
Rapid City Weekly News - Regular feature author of "Faith and Family" segment from 2006 to 2008