Maechell Ritter


Independent Contractor

Maechell Ritter is a Licensed Social Worker who specializes in working with youth and families. She is adept at helping to identify challenges and create goals that are aligned with how you would like to feel, while monitoring growth and change throughout treatment. Maechell assists clients and their families in achieving their goals using a variety of different counseling techniques, including Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and Play Therapy. These interventions help youth and families to navigate life’s challenges by listening, building skills and teaching through play. Maechell enjoys working with children and teens who are experiencing depression, anxiety, behavioral difficulties and trauma-related symptoms.



  • University of Southernn California, Masters in Social Work
  • Ashford University, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Professional Certifications and Associations

  • MHP- Mental Health Professional
  • TF-CBT- Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • CBT+- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Play Therapy
  • Licensed Foster Parent

(253) 330-7204

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