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

Helplessness And Terror Of Children

The recent horrors reported on the Penn State campus highlight the utter helplessness and terror of children who experience this violation, as well as the rock like denial that usually surrounds it. Most people thankfully have no idea how prevalent both physical and sexual abuse are worldwide, and what ...

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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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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
Group of Kids

Helplessness And Terror Of Children

Pain becomes the center core of the life of one abused, and it is perpetuated in most relationships.

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.

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