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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Transcending Trauma Project Featured on philly.com 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… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More


12 Dec

A Couples Therapist Explains Why Cuffing Season Could Be Good for You

Oh the weather outside is frightful… But “Cuffing” is so delightful! What is Cuffing Season? “Cuffing” refers to getting into… Read More

11 Dec

How to Find Joy, the Lasting Happiness

Wanda Sevey, MDiv, LMFT helps individuals, couples, and families with communication and relationship skill building. She is trained in Emotionally Focused Therapy… Read More