2111207Dr. Kathleen Smith is a licensed therapist and author of the upcoming book, Everything Isn’t Terrible: Conquer Your Insecurities, Interrupt Your Anxiety, and Finally Calm Down


A graduate of George Washington University and Harvard University, she’s written for popular websites like SalonSlate, New York Magazine, Lifehacker, Bustle, Everyday Health, Psycom, Psychology Today, Counseling Today, and many others. 

 Kathleen has been interviewed for publications such as Women’s Health magazine, Buzzfeed, and television programs including Good Morning Washington.

She is a student of Bowen Family Systems Theory and an associate faculty member of the Bowen Center for the Study of the Family. Kathleen runs her own private therapy practice in Washington, DC, and is the host of the TV show Family Matters, produced by the University of the District of Columbia. 

Kathleen’s first book, The Fangirl Life, was published in 2016. She is represented by Jessica Felleman of Foundry Literary + Media

Kathleen writes a free, weekly therapy newsletter on managing anxiety, called The Anxious Overachiever. You can subscribe here.

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