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

Articles

Why Men Like John Edwards Make Bad Husbands

There are lessons in public lives that, as unsettling as they are, can help us all to understand what is going on in our own lives. Such is the life and marital horror experienced by Elizabeth Edwards, whose husband, John, is now facing the possibility of jail, charged with using campaign contributions to keep ...

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A Road Map For Holiday Survival With Blended Families

A Road Map for Holiday Times With Blended Families Hello out there all you blended family parents and steps, and those going through a divorce. No fun, especially during spring holiday season, when all of so many friends are telling you the fun they are having with their sweet and happy and conflict free ...

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Why You Should Try Marriage Education

It comes as to no surprise to me that a recent major study confirms that education of couples about marital relationships and family life improves the chances of a happy and fulfilling marriage. /node/96594 After grad school, I was the director of family life ...

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7 Ways To Survive The Spring Holiday Season

All holidays and times of family gatherings are supposed to be rich with joy and laughter and fulfillment. You know, like the holiday photos sent by many at the end of each year. The very fortunate have moments, hours or days of these experiences during holidays. Yet, even the happiest of times are filled with ...

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Study Says Living Alone Can Cause Depression

Wise parents understand the importance of giving their children both roots and wings. Children must learn to stand on their own two feet, to trust their own judgment, to pick up the pieces when they make mistakes and to chart the life course that makes sense to them. However, experience in my own life and ...

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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
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Why Men Like John Edwards Make Bad Husbands

The private pain of public figures can help us to examine our own lives, and know what is possible

Couple Fighting

A Road Map For Holiday Survival With Blended Families

There are approaches to holiday time with blended families that can avoid unnecessary tension

Why You Should Try Marriage Education [EXPERT]

Why You Should Try Marriage Education

Find out how taking a class on marriage can improve your chances of maintaining a happy one!

7 Ways To Survive The Spring Holiday Season [EXPERT]

7 Ways To Survive The Spring Holiday Season

Survive Easter & Passover with these 7 helpful tips!

Study Says Living Alone Can Cause Depression [EXPERT]

Study Says Living Alone Can Cause Depression

Why living alone might not be such a great idea after all.

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