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#BookRecommendation: On Kissing, Tickling and Being Bored

On Kissing, Tickling and Being Bored

“On Kissing, Tickiling and Being Bored: Psychoanalytic Essays on the Unexamined Life” by Adam Phillips.

Here is a new feature of my blog…book recommendations. I wanted to start with one of my favorite analytic books of all time.  It is a great read for clinicians and non-clinicians alike, offering an analytic eye to topics not typically considered in the office or outside it.

It does not cover specific theories, but instead offers stand alone essays that apply psychoanalytic thought to somewhat random issues. It additionally gives a peek into the analytic mind of one of the great clinicians of our time.

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

If you are interested in therapy and live in Philadelphia or the Greater Philadelphia Area, please let Full Living: A Psychotherapy Practice match you with a skilled, experienced psychotherapist based on your needs and issues as well as your and own therapists' personalities and styles. All of our therapists are available for telehealth conferencing by phone or video in response to our current need for social distancing.

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Full Living Founder and Director Karen L. Smith MSS, LCSW Karen L. Smith MSS LCSW Karen is the founder and director of Full Living: A Psychotherapy Practice, which provides thoughtful matches for clients seeking therapists in the Philadelphia Area. She provides analytically oriented psychotherapy, and offers education for other therapists seeking to deepen and enriching their work with object relation concepts.

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