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 60 therapists and psychiatrists at 10 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 ability to pay.

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CFR Staff Therapist Ryan McMillian gives advice to parents during back to school season

Ryan McMillian sat down with cbs3 Philly to lend expert advice for parents coping with back to school anxiety. Click… Read More

Staff Therapist George James interviewed on Fox 29

In observance of National Romance Awareness Month, Staff Therapist George James sat down with Fox 29 to discuss Match.com single… Read More

Council Staff Therapist Dr. George James appointed to the Mayor’s Commission on African American Males

Council congratulates Staff Therapist George James for his recent appointment to the Mayor’s Commission on African American Males (MCAAM). MCAAM… Read More


14 Sep

Students Entering the Health Professions Should Be CHEAP?

On September 5, 2017, CFR Therapist and Chair of the Department of Couple and Family Therapy at Thomas Jefferson University… Read More

1 Sep

Getting to know September’s Featured Therapist, Ben King, MFT

In tasked with writing about myself for the Council for Relationships, I wanted to make sure that I was writing… Read More