SaraKay  Smullens - Author, Counselor/Therapist, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker, Speaker/Presenter - Philadelphia, PA
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SaraKay Smullens (BCD,MSW)

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Phone 215 732 1539

Fax: 215 732 4603

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"The Sessions" Is Wise and Helpful for all Couples

I disagree with much of the descriptive media focus on the 2012 independent drama film, The Sessions, written and directed by Ben Lewin, a polio survivor. More about this soon. This film, entitled The Surrogate when it deputed in the 2012 Sundance Film Festival (where it won the U.S. Dramatic Audience Award) ...

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Could Your Relationship Use A Break?

There are times when friction between two spouses or an unmarried couple can be so intense that the only wise, mature choice is a separation. When two people truly want to work out their differences ...

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Why Kristen Stewart Isn't The One To Blame

OK, I've had it ... really had it! I am writing in defense of Kristen Stewart. I have found it unbearable to read (and impossible to ignore) the fallout from Kristen Stewart's (age 22) involvement with ...

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Ten Life Lessons from Tom and Katie's " Mission Impossible"

It has to be horrible for celebrities going through private pain and turmoil to be forced to play out their loss on a world stage. Adults in this turmoil have often chosen their celebrity, but their children have not. That said, we can all learn from the paths they have chosen and use it to avoid unnecessary ...

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Mad Men's Argument for the Women's Movement

I barely know what time it is, as I just got back from a memorial service in Paris for a very dear friend. But I was greeted with an urgent message from my daughter that I immediately had to catch up with the latest episode of Mad Men, titled "The Other Woman." So I did ASAP, and so I write ASAP... ...

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SaraKay Smullens

Quick Stats

Credentials:

BCD, MSW

Time in Practice:

25 years +

I practice in:

My state/province only

Additional Expertise:

Counselor/Therapist

Marriage and Family Therapist

Social Worker

Speaker/Presenter

I offer my services:

At my office

Willing To Meet in Public Locations like Starbucks (please inquire)

Other, please inquire

I am fluent in:

English

Articles by SaraKay Smullens
 "The Sessions" Is Wise and Helpful for all Couples [EXPERT]

"The Sessions" Is Wise and Helpful for all Couples

The film advertises sex for a disabled man; however, its wisdom is a gift for all couples.

Could Your Relationship Use A Break? [EXPERT]

Could Your Relationship Use A Break?

Sometimes, a trial separation is exactly what a couple needs to last forever.

Why Kristen Stewart Isn't The One To Blame [EXPERT]

Why Kristen Stewart Isn't The One To Blame

While she shouldn't have cheated on Robert Pattinson, there's still more to the story.

Kiss

Ten Life Lessons from Tom and Katie's " Mission Impossible"

There are lessons for young lovers and their parents from the Holmes/Cruise courtship and marriage.

Workout

Mad Men's Argument for the Women's Movement

Episode 11 is a clear demonstration that women in the 1960s had to bond to help each other

SaraKay Smullens

All Specialties

Anxiety Issues, Career, Communication Problems, Couples/Marital Issues, Dating/Being Single Support, Depression, Divorce/Divorce Prevention, Domestic Abuse, Empowering Women, Family Support, Grief, Loss, & Bereavement, Infidelity / Affair Recovery, Life Management, Life Transitions, Matchmaking, Parenting, Sexuality, Stepfamilies, Stress Management, Other