Contributor

Kathleen Smith

Licensed therapist and licensed fangirl

Kathleen Smith is a licensed professional counselor and mental health journalist. Her writing has appeared in Salon, Slate, xoJane, Lifehacker, HelloGiggles and many psychology publications. She is author of the book <i><a href="http://www.amazon.com/Fangirl-Life-Guide-Feels-Learning/dp/1101983698/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1454593931&amp;sr=8-1&amp;keywords=the+fangirl+life" target="_hplink">The Fangirl Life: A Guide to All the Feels and Learning How to Deal</a></i>, which will be published by Penguin Random House in 2016. Kathleen teaches counseling at Trinity Washington University, and in her free time, she runs the popular website <a href="http://www.fangirltherapy.com" target="_hplink">Fangirl Therapy</a>, where she helps fangirls with their problems.