Long term psychotherapy gets a bad rap in the age of managed care and evidenced based concrete treatments. But long term therapy offers transformation, of the way we see ourselves, our relationships and our world.

In the video, eating disorders are used an example to compare approaches.


Smith is and analytically oriented psychotherapist with 25 years in practice. She is additional the  Founder/Director of Full Living: A Psychotherapy Practice, which specializes in matching clients with seasoned clinicians in the Greater Philadelphia Area.

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  1. Hi Karen,
    I am an English Integrative Therapeutic Counsellor looking to work more analytically who has just come across your videos and blogs and am really finding them most helpful in terms of filling in some gaps in my knowledge I have been unable to put into words.
    Many thanks.


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