Author and Therapist Kathleen Smith

Clear strategies for busy humans who want to build better relationships.

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True to You is a beautiful blend of storytelling, science and practical tools. Smith uses her expertise to introduce true boundary setting tools to build (and rebuild) our relationships to others and ourselves.”

—Eve Rodsky, NYT Bestselling Author, Fair Play

True to You is the book you want when you’re ready to figure out how to change relationship patterns that aren’t working. I learned so much, I might just flip back to page one and start it again!”

—Mary Laura Philpott, author of Bomb Shelter: Love, Time, and Other Explosives

Kathleen Smith has spent years studying how to improve human relationships and helping clients do just that. True to You is the perfect book for people who are frustrated at their inability to kick bad relationship habits that make them frustrated and unhappy. This book will help anyone seeking to create deeper connections in their families, at home, and at work. It is an essential read for anyone who wants to make better relationship choices and learn how to be their best and most effective self.”

—Dr. Karl Pillemer, author of Fractured Families and How to Mend Them

True To You: How to Stop Pleasing Others and Start Being Yourself by Kathleen Smith

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Dr. Kathleen Smith is a therapist and author, who helps individuals and organizations shift out of the anxious relationship patterns that keep us stuck. Learn more…

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New York Magazine
Women’s Health
Psychology Today
American Psychological Association