Rita A. Schulte, LPC specializes in the treatment of depression, suicidality, and grief. Rita is no stranger to loss and suffering, having lost her beloved husband to suicide in 2013. In addition to her private practice, Rita is the creator and host of Heartline Radio where she talks with counselors, authors and everyday people about moving through the difficulties of life. Rita writes for numerous publications and blogs and her articles have appeared in Counseling Today Magazine, Thriving Family, Kyria and LifeHack.org. She is the author of Shattered: Finding Hope and Healing through the Losses of Life (Leafwood, 2013) and her latest book Alongside: A Roadmap for Suicide Survivors and Those Who Love Them is scheduled to be released in the fall of 2021.