Talitha Easterly

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Talitha Easterly, PhD, LLP

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Talitha grew up splitting time between California and Hawaii and began working with MSU CAPS in the Fall of 2009. Talitha is the Interim Assistant Director for Outreach, Multicultural Initiatives, and Student Engagement, where this position allows her to share multiple campus liaison roles. Talitha holds memberships in the Michigan Psychological Association, The Association of Black Psychologists, the Greater Lansing Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc. and at her local church. Additionally, Talitha enjoys laughing out loud, spending time with her husband and two sons, group-text silliness with friends, Zumba, and the beach.


  • Stanford University, B.A., Psychology, 2001
  • Washington State University, Ph.D., Educational Leadership and Counseling Psychology, 2009
  • Michigan State University, Doctoral Internship, 2008

Professional Interests Include:

  • Multicultural Counseling
  • African American Wholeness and Health
  • Women’s Health Issues
  • Grief and Loss