Who We Are

Council for Relationships is a community-based nonprofit counseling organization that provides a unique combination of comprehensive services, education and research that help people understand, respect, and improve the quality of the important relationships in their lives.

Over 70 therapists and psychiatrists at 9 offices and community-based locations in the Greater Philadelphia area provide counseling to families, couples, and individuals. More than 60 clinical interns per year enrolled in Council’s clinician education programs provide counseling on a sliding fee scale.

We are committed to providing quality service to all those in need, regardless of background and ability to pay.

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News

Dr. Corse on the Rachel Dolezal controversy

Dr. Sara Corse, Director of Council for Relationships’ University City Office and Community Partnerships Initiative, provided insight on the Rachel… Read More

Dr. Ken Covelman interviewed for Philadelphia Inquirer about elderly couples and long term marriage

Dr. Ken Covelman was interviewed for an article that appeared on the front page of the Philadelphia Inquirer. The article is about… Read More

Kid conflicts can explode when adults intervene

Ray Fisher, LCSW, a staff therapist at Council for Relationships, discussed the complexities of adults violently intervening in conflicts between children… Read More

Blog

24 Jun

Where Did Summer Vacation Go?

  Summer vacation has been a ritual that Americans undertake every year since the 1950’s. I remember going to the… Read More

10 Jun

The Journey of Grief: From Intruder to Companion

Sheryl Sandberg’s essay on her first 30 days of widowhood threw me back and forth for a while: back into… Read More