Author Archive: CFR Admin

10 Jun

You are not alone. Help is available.

Depression and anxiety can be invisible or have very few outside symptoms, and those who are depressed or anxious often do not speak up or seek help. Check in with your friends. Check in with your family. Encourage anyone who is struggling to talk with… Read More

23 Aug

What an Eclipse and Therapy Have in Common

A commentator said of Monday’s eclipse, “Everyone was just a person with something in common at that moment.”  At Council for Relationships, we know that the need for therapy is something that everyone has in common – either at certain points in life or on… Read More

5 Jul

Overcoming Emotional Distance from Your Lover

By Sammi Nguyen When your relationship settles into a long-term routine, you might find that a queasy feeling of distance has grown up between you and your lover when you weren’t looking, or that trivial disagreement over washing the dishes escalates in no time flat… Read More

26 Jun

Empowering Minds Globally

By Tracey Tanenbaum  Last year Council for Relationships kicked off what will hopefully be a lasting annual tradition. We inaugurated an award in honor of CFR’s founder. Dr. Emily Hartshorne Mudd was a feminist and change agent, committed to bettering the lives of couples and… Read More

21 Jun

Testimony about Operation Home and Healing’s Services to Veterans and Families for the Veterans Advisory Council Commissioners Open Hearing

By Nancy Isserman  Wednesday, June 21, 2017 Thank you for giving me the opportunity to acquaint you with Operation Home and Healing services to the military and Veteran populations. Operation Home and Healing or OHH is part of Council for Relationships. Council for Relationships or… Read More

13 Jun

Views From A Millennial Therapist

By Sarah Epstein Sarah Epstein is a Master's student in the Couple and Family Therapy program at Thomas Jefferson University and Couple and Family Therapy Intern at Council For Relationships. Read the full Family Therapy Magazine article. Read More

27 Apr

Video: The Greater Philadelphia Conference on Veteran’s Mental Health

The Greater Philadelphia Conference on Veteran's Mental Health will take place May 5, 2017. This full-day event features some of the nation’s leading experts in military and Veteran behavioral health. Veterans, military families, Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO), and mental health professionals are all welcome. For… Read More

30 Jun

Thank you for joining us at the Dr. Emily Hartshorne Mudd Award Reception!

Many thanks to everyone who joined us for the Dr. Emily Hartshorne Mudd Award Reception on June 8th, 2016. We raised funds in support of our mission to provide counseling services to those who need them, regardless of ability to pay, and were pleased to… Read More

16 Jun

Welcoming our new Staff Therapist, Briana Bogue

We are delighted to welcome Briana to our staff at our Center City office! Briana is a hard-working, pizza-loving, meditation-practicing therapist with a passion for learning. Her dream job (besides the one she has now) is to be a spy or an archeologist. She is… Read More

18 May

Ask the Staff #supportcouncil Video Series (Part 2 of 2)

Again, our staff share why they think you should #supportcouncil! Click here to support our mission to provide quality counseling services to all who need them, regardless of ability to pay. Read More