5 Jan

Council for Relationships Receives Grant from The Philadelphia Foundation

January 5, 2018 Council for Relationships has received a $30,000 grant from the Walter E. Hering Fund #2 of The Philadelphia Foundation for general operational support. Announcement of the grant was made by Pedro A. Ramos, President and CEO of The Philadelphia Foundation. “We are… Read More

4 Jan

CEO Emeritus Steve Treat Speaks at ASI Orlando on Family Dynamics in Business

January 4, 2018 Steve Treat, Senior Staff Therapist and CEO Emeritus of Council for Relationships, spoke at an education session at ASI Orlando regarding how working on family relationships can help improve outcomes for family-owned businesses. At the session, Treat shared insights on how to strengthen… Read More

29 Nov

Transcending Trauma Project Featured in The Philadelphia Inquirer for Research on Holocaust Survivor Families

November 29, 2017 Council for Relationships' Transcending Trauma Project (TTP) has interviewed three generations of Holocaust survivor families to study how trauma is transmitted across generations. Now, practical applications for other traumatized groups, such as military veterans or refugees are being explored. Read the whole story… Read More

28 Nov

Why do millennials lack practical life skills? Staff Therapist Emma Steiner weighs in on philly.com

November 28, 2017 "Don't know how to balance a checkbook or change a tire?" philly.com's Terri Akman posits that you're not alone. "Many [millennials] turn to technology to gain necessary life skills they never learned growing up," the article states. Why don't millennials know these practical… Read More

27 Nov

Staff Therapist Carol Blum Reflects on Why Self-Harm in Teen Girls is on the Rise

November 27, 2017 A new study indicates that cases of self-harm and suicide attempts are on the rise among young girls in the US. The study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was published last week in the Journal of the American Medical Association.… Read More

21 Nov

Shadeen Francis, MFT, Explains Why Millennials are Experiencing Quarter-Life Crises on CBS 3

November 21, 2017 Nicole Brewer of CBS 3 reached out to our Staff Therapist Shadeen Francis, MFT, for comment on new research suggesting that three out of four millennials experience a quarter-life crisis. From the pressure to buy a home to maintaining a successful career and… Read More

14 Nov

25th Treating Couples Conference a Resounding Success

November 15, 2017 Council for Relationships has a long history at the forefront of couple and family therapy. In addition to our counseling services, we offer training and continuing education programs to professionals in the mental health field. This year we were thrilled to organize… Read More

9 Nov

Bill Coffey, MSS, LCSW, Offers Expert Opinion on CBS 3

November 9, 2017   A woman aboard Qatar Airways recently made headlines when she used her sleeping husband’s finger to unlock his smart phone. After looking through the phone's contents, her suspicions that he was having an affair were confirmed and a confrontation ensued. CBS 3… Read More

9 Nov

Staff Therapist Dr. George James Featured on philly.com

November 8, 2017 philly.com published a piece reflecting on what has happened since November 8, 2016--the fateful day after last year's presidential election. CFR Staff Therapist Dr. George James explained why we must remember what happened one year ago today, even if it's painful. Read… Read More

2 Nov

Comcast Newsmakers Spotlight on CFR Programs

Jill Horner of Comcast Newsmakers interviewed Council for Relationships CEO Deb D'Arcangelo about CFR's therapy services for the general public as well as specialized programs for veterans and low income individuals.   [embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cRnQfO2FJ4w[/embed] Read More