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CFR Staff Therapist Allen-Michael Lewis Featured on Heal Your Roots Podcast

January 17, 2024

January 17, 2024 | CFR Staff Therapist and Director of Clinical Internships Allen-Michael Lewis was a guest on the Heal Your Roots podcast episode, Unveiling Patterns: Understanding Family Dynamics. You can listen to the podcast episode below or on YouTube or Vimeo. Remember to like, rate, and subscribe to the Heal Your Roots podcast. Attention…

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Mental Health Lessons from Hallmark Holiday Movies

December 18, 2023

Hallmark is popular during the holidays for its stories of love, tradition, and family. It also provides us with plenty of valuable mental health lessons. Hallmark’s holiday films teach us to be ourselves, be courageous, and find help during tough times. However, certain lessons should remain confined to fictional towns like Candy Cane Town or…

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Black Joy

While the events that led to the ultimate creation of the national holiday known as Juneteenth may be over 160 years in the past, there is no time like the present to embrace Black joy. But what is Black joy and why is Juneteenth a time for us to embrace it? And what does it…

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CFR Director of Clinical Internships Allen-Michael Lewis Joined The Business-y Podcast

June 5, 2023

June 1, 2023 | CFR’s Director of Clinical Internships and Staff Therapist Allen-Michael Lewis, LMFT, AS, was a guest on The Business-y Podcast with Tatiana Ryann. Allen-Michael sees clients in person and online. To set up an appointment, you can reach him at alewis@councilforrelationships.org or (215) 382-6680 ext. 4206. Attention members of the media: To…

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“I Don’t See Color”: White Caregivers Raising BIPOC Children

In previous generations, the phrase “I don’t see color” was a mark of being progressive. Parents would use the phrase to explain why the differences of another person were not important when cultivating relationships. By telling children the color of a person does not matter, it also allows for parents and caregivers to avoid having…

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Staff Therapist Allen-Michael Lewis featured in Philadelphia Magazine: How to Mentally, Emotionally and Financially Survive the Holidays, According to the Pros

December 6, 2021

December 6, 2021 | Local nutritionists, therapists, and financial advisors share how to best navigate your relationship with food and family, manage money, and cope with loss this time of year. Though it may seem like everything is full of cheer this time of year, it’s no secret that stress levels go up during the…

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Staff Therapist Allen-Michael Lewis Featured on KYW NewsRadio: Black History Month A Good Time to Talk to Kids About Race

February 17, 2020

February 17, 2020 | February is Black History Month, and Staff Therapist Allen-Michael Lewis, MS, LMFT suggests it’s also a good time to open up a conversation about race with your children, especially in families that are not ethnically diverse. Listen to the full interview on KYW NewsRadio Allen-Michael Lewis, MS, LMFT is a Staff Therapist…

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Owning Your Narrative as A Biracial Person in America

Allen-Michael Lewis, MS, LMFT joined our staff in 2018 and has been working as a couple and family therapist since 2012. He has a specific passion for working with children, teens, and young adults as they attempt to navigate life transitions.    In the United States, we continue to see an increase in the reported number…

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Introducing Featured Staff Therapist Allen-Michael Lewis

Every month, Council for Relationships features one of our staff therapists on the blog. This month’s Featured Therapist Allen-Michael Lewis joined our staff in 2018. Get to know more about Allen in the interview below! What do you consider to be the goal of therapy? For me, the goal of therapy is to understand how negative…

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