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Dr. Barbara N. Smith, Ph.D.Psychoanalyst

Barbara Smith, Ph.D., is a licensed Psychoanalyst and a NAAP Certified Psychoanalyst in private practice in Philadelphia. She is the former President and faculty member at the Philadelphia School of Psychoanalysis, and served on their Board of Directors for many years. Currently she serves on the Board of Directors, and is a Senior Training and Supervising Analyst at the Institute.

She is co-founder of Clinical Practice Enrichment Series: a APA Co-Founder of the Clinical Practice Enrichment Series, which offers continuing education workshops for Mental Health Professionals in Philadelphia, New York and the Pacific Northwest. She was formerly a faculty member of Curtis Institute of Music.

Over the years Dr. Smith has been a guest lecturer at local training institutes, and presented workshops for CPES and mental health agencies in the tri-state area. She is particularly well known for her supervisory skills.

She has broadened her expertise through the study of current therapeutic approaches and thoughtfully integrates these techniques into her practice.

Dr. Smith has a wide range of interests that she pursues including the study of the therapeutic relationship between the client and therapist, and new research  in the field of psychoneurology and its possible influences on the therapeutic process.

Contact Dr. Smith

Medical Towers Building
255 South 17th Street, Suite 601 Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215-985-4439
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