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

A Message of Hate from the Grave

In my last blog I wrote about love that can be expressed, sometimes for the first time, from a dying parent. Now I am going to focus on the result when rage, disappointment, and hate are expressed from the grave. I urge readers who are estranged from, frustrated by, and at continual odds with, their adult ...

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A Love Letter at Death

My office phone, also in my home, rang at 6 a.m. My client's voice a whisper due to shock. Her mother, enduring a long illness yet completely coherent the evening before, had died peacefully in her sleep an hour before. This day was my client's 30th birthday. One of my close friends was caring for ...

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Communicate with your Therapist about Pending Diagnostic Changes

It is very hard for me to accept that our country does not provide our citizens with universal health care. I write today to tell readers of a sad reality and warn those with coverage for mental health difficulties that there is change in the ...

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Stop Trying To Be Supermom! 5 Tips For Finding Balance

In a recent Dear Abby column, a reader asked about a survey done years ago by her twin Ann Landers that queried "If you had it to do over again, would you still have kids?" The ...

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ENVY: A Deadly Sin in All Life Spheres

My husband and I were having coffee last January first, having had our share of champagne, the night before, and I got a call from a client ... After years as a single parent, she had met someone whom she loved. After years of rejecting relationships, she found someone who really valued her, who returned her ...

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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
Sad Teen

A Message of Hate from the Grave

When rage, disappointment, and hate are expressed from the grave.

Unhappy Woman

A Love Letter at Death

Impact of parent communication with sons and daughters during the crucial end of life experience.

HelpButton

Communicate with your Therapist about Pending Diagnostic Changes

Pending Mental Heal Diagnostic Changes in DSM 5 Could Effect Your Treatment and Insurance Coverage

Sarah Jessica Parker

Stop Trying To Be Supermom! 5 Tips For Finding Balance

Does the plot of 'I Don't Know How She Does It?' sound familiar? Here's how to beat the stress.

single lonely 2

ENVY: A Deadly Sin in All Life Spheres

My husband and I were having coffee last January first, having had our share of champagne, ...

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