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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Fax: 215 732 4603

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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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6 Life Lessons For Finding Fulfillment

1. Without risk, there cannot be life.
 During youth and the years of building educational, professional and personal lives it is necessary to reach out and try new things, sometimes facing deep obstacles. Perhaps we yearn to follow a path that our parents object to, either personally or in other ways. ...

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The Years of JFK: The Way It Really Was

The Kennedy Years: The Way It Really Was As I have written in Huffington Post ("In Defense of Camelot") a recent book by Mimi Alford, "Once Upon a Secret: My Affair with President John F. Kennedy and its Aftermath” has left me unsettled and questioning. I fail to see why this kind of ...

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Are Your Partner's Social Skills Embarrassing?

I hear about it week after week, month after month. From men and women. No, it is not affairs. Here's what it is: "When we are home together, life is great. But when we are with friends, family, workmates, bosses (take your pick—all are mentioned by various clients of all ages), he/she does ...

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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
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.

Love In Flowers

6 Life Lessons For Finding Fulfillment

'Without risk, there cannot be life,' and five other things you need to know.

Mother/Daughter

The Years of JFK: The Way It Really Was

A book, years after JFK's death, is being used to diminish the hope and promise of his Presidency.

embarrassing moment

Are Your Partner's Social Skills Embarrassing?

Couples may be very happy together, but a partner's social behavior can humiliate the 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