Therapist credentials, education, training and approach to the work of psychotherapy vary widely in the field. Full Living director Karen L Smith offers information about her background and approach to therapy. Her work is analytically oriented psychotherapy, often referred to as psychoanalytic psychotherapy.
Karen L. Smith MSS LCSWKaren 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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Sometimes we experience our upset as disproportionately large compared to how much we think we should be suffering. This may be in part because we are living with a memory of a time when we were much younger and much smaller with a very big load to carry.