Author Archive: Council for Relationships

17 Jul

Couples and Conflict Resolution

By John McWilliams Do you know what you and your partner are really arguing about? Recently, a couple began to argue in session. Actually, they resumed an argument that they had during the previous weekend which led them to resume an argument from months ago… 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

1 Jul

Getting to know July’s Featured Therapist, John McWilliams, MSS, LCSW

1. What makes you unique as a therapist and person? Well, I am not sure that I am particularly unique but I often surprise people with my story. I was a CPA for almost 20 years before deciding to become a therapist. Some people are… 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

2 Jun

Getting to know June’s Featured Therapist, John Hill, M.Div., MFT

What makes you unique as a therapist and person? I am unique as a therapist because of the many life experiences I have had. These have included extensive education and many different cultural influences. I have lived in rural, suburban and urban communities. Professionally I… Read More

1 May

Getting to know May’s Featured Therapist, Emma Steiner, MSW, LCSW

What is your role at Council for Relationships? In addition to being a therapist, I am also the Associate Director of Clinical and Business Operations (ADoCBO), and I am a supervisor in our Post-Graduate training program.  I really enjoy the different responsibilities I hold because… Read More

27 Apr

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

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 more information or to register, click here. [video width="960" height="540" mp4="https://councilforrelationships.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/Vet-Edited-1.mp4"][/video] Read More

24 Apr

Staff Therapist, Bea Hollander remembers Holocaust during visit in Poland

To commemorate approximately six million Jews and five million others who lost their lives during the Holocaust, Dr. Hollander has written an article entitled "We must be vigilant about our humanity." To read the article, please click here. Read More