SaraKay Smullens , Author

SaraKay  Smullens - Author, Counselor/Therapist, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker, Speaker/Presenter - Philadelphia, PA
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Working with clients to improve their lives is an important part of my life. Through the years I have worked with every possible kind of relationship challenge and have watched my clients ...

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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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MY RECENT COMMENTS
CredentialsBCD, MSW
Time in Practice25 years +
I practice inMy state/province only
Additional ExpertiseCounselor/Therapist
Marriage and Family Therapist
Social Worker
Speaker/Presenter
I offer my servicesAt my office
Willing To Meet in Public Locations like Starbucks (please inquire)
Other, please inquire
I am fluent inEnglish
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CredentialsBCD, MSW
Time in Practice25 years +
I practice inMy state/province only
Additional ExpertiseCounselor/Therapist
Marriage and Family Therapist
Social Worker
Speaker/Presenter
I offer my servicesAt my office
Willing To Meet in Public Locations like Starbucks (please inquire)
Other, please inquire
I am fluent inEnglish
Latest Expert Videos