Archive for the ‘General’ Category

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

1 May

Introducing May’s Featured Therapist, Akilah Pierre

  Every month, Council for Relationships highlights one of our Staff Therapists on the Expert Voices blog. Congratulations to Akilah Pierre, MFT for being named this month's featured Staff Therapist. Learn more about Akilah in the quick introduction below. If you are interested in therapy with Akilah, request… Read More

28 Mar

Introducing April’s Featured Therapist, Martha Rinehart

Every month, Council for Relationships highlights one of our Staff Therapists on the Expert Voices blog. This month’s featured therapist is Martha Rinehart, MA, LAC, MFT permit, NCC. Learn more about Martha in the quick introduction below. If you are interested in therapy with Martha, request an… Read More

2 Mar

Introducing March’s Featured Therapist, Ellen Mishel!

Every month, Council for Relationships highlights one of our Staff Therapists on the Expert Voices blog. This month's featured therapist is couple and family therapist Ellen Mishel, MSS, LSW, MFT. Learn more about Ellen in the quick introduction below. If you are interested in therapy… Read More

21 Feb

Enhancing Relationships through Therapy

Every month, Council for Relationships highlights one of our staff therapists on the blog. February’s Featured Therapist Nicki Nathan, MFT, has a background in psychiatry and is a graduate of our Post Graduate Certificate Training Program. As humans, we crave and need connection. Much of the current… Read More

3 Feb

What the Super Bowl Outcome Will Mean for Philly Fans

The joy of winning is contagious. The Philadelphia Eagles have been on a great run. The excitement from being the best team in the regular season to winning the NFC Championship game is palpable in the city. Philadelphians are high fiving, hugging, and celebrating the… Read More

19 Dec

An Empty Seat at the Table: Grief at the Holidays

Dr. Michele Marsh is a licensed psychologist and certified sex therapist at our Center City location. Dr. Marsh’s specialty areas include trauma, sexuality throughout the life cycle, sexual abuse, affairs, depression and anxiety, parenting issues, and loss and grief.   Sparkling lights, candles in the… Read More

15 Dec

Transcending Trauma Project: A Holocaust survivor’s view of Faith

Since 1991, the Transcending Trauma Project, as part of Council for Relationships, has conducted 305 in-depth life histories with 98 Holocaust survivors, and their children and grandchildren to better understand coping and adaptation after extreme trauma. [caption id="attachment_6609" align="alignleft" width="141"] Dora with her daughter, Elaine[/caption]… Read More

8 Dec

Transcending Trauma Project: Inter-generational Communication in Holocaust Families

Since 1991, the Transcending Trauma Project, as part of Council for Relationships, has conducted 305 in-depth life histories with 98 Holocaust survivors, and their children and grandchildren to better understand coping and adaptation after extreme trauma. [caption id="attachment_6609" align="alignleft" width="141"] Dora with her daughter, Elaine[/caption]… Read More

1 Dec

Transcending Trauma Project: A Holocaust survivor’s view of tolerance towards perpetrators

Since 1991, the Transcending Trauma Project, as part of Council for Relationships, has conducted 305 in-depth life histories with 98 Holocaust survivors, and their children and grandchildren to better understand coping and adaptation after trauma. [caption id="attachment_6590" align="alignleft" width="208"] Ann and her sister, Mina, after… Read More