Who We Are

Council for Relationships is a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people from all walks of life improve their important relationships by providing exemplary therapy, educating and training clinicians in the family systems approach, and advancing the behavioral health field through research.

More than 70 therapists and psychiatrists at 10 offices and community-based locations in the Greater Philadelphia Area provide counseling to individuals, couples, and families. More than 50 clinical interns provide counseling on a sliding fee scale through CFR’s clinician education programs.

We are committed to providing quality therapy services to all regardless of ability to pay. We operate on a sliding fee scale and one-third of our clients receive counseling services at low- or no-fee.

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News

Chief Innovation Officer, Dr. George James, Featured on CNBC: These 6 Psychological Biases May Be Holding You Back From Building Wealth

July 8, 2021 | You’ve probably heard that you shouldn’t let your emotions drive your financial decisions. Yet that may be… Read More

Dr. George James, Chief Innovation Officer, Featured on FOX 11 Los Angeles: Dr. George James Talks Sports and Mental Health

June 8, 2021 | Dr. George James Talks Sports and Mental Health Watch the full interview on FOX 11 George James,… Read More

Blog

15 Jul

Toxic Positivity: It’s Ok to Not Be Ok All of The Time

“Good vibes only.” “Never give up.” “Just keep smiling.” “Look on the bright side.” We’ve heard these phrases time and… Read More

15 Jul

CFR Celebrates Disability Pride Month

July is Disability Pride Month. Disability doesn’t discriminate, so every social justice movement has a disability contingent, and the Disability… Read More

1 Jul

Featured Therapist for July, Virginia Mittnacht

Every month, Council for Relationships features one of our staff therapists. This month’s Featured Therapist is Virginia Mittnacht, LSW. Learn more about… Read More