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 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.

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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… Read More

25th Treating Couples Conference a Resounding Success

November 15, 2017 Mental health professionals and students gathered to learn how to integrate the Intersystem Approach and Attachment Theory into their clinical practice.

Bill Coffey, Staff Therapist, Offers Expert Opinion on CBS 3

November 9, 2017 CBS 3 Philly consulted CFR Staff Therapist Bill Coffey to determine what is is normal behavior when in comes to privacy in a romantic relationship.


20 Nov

How to Deal with “Smonday” Stress

Do you ever have a great weekend only to end up feeling super low on Sunday evening? This experience is… Read More

17 Nov

How to Talk to Your Children about Public Catastrophes

This post was written by Kenneth Covelman, Ph.D., Director of Masters in Family Therapy Program, Council for Relationships and Thomas… Read More