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CFR Chief Clinical Officer Emma Steiner in The Philadelphia Inquirer

February 14, 2023

February 9, 2023 | CFR’s Chief Clinical Officer and Staff Therapist Emma Steiner was interviewed by Henry Savage for his Philadelphia Inquirer article, “The Best Way to Break Up with Someone, According to Philly Relationship Experts.” Emma Steiner, MSW, MFT, LCSW, is Council for Relationships’ Chief Clinical Officer and a Staff Therapist. She currently sees clients…

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Now More Than Ever, We Need to Empty Our Emotional Jugs

February 3, 2022

The past two years of the pandemic have flooded many of us with more feelings than we have capacity for, which has led to a lot of feelings spilling out. We have all experienced the spillage of those emotions. Maybe our fuses feel shorter, or we are crying more, or maybe we are drinking more…

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Director of Clinical Services, Emma Steiner, Featured in The Philadelphia Inquirer: ‘I Feel Stuck’: Philadelphians Struggle with The Effects of Unemployment on Mental Health

December 1, 2020

December 1, 2020 | When Joe Ronca locked the doors of Kawaii Kitty Cafe in Queen Village on March 15, he thought the popular spot, which he co-owned with his partner Kristin Eissler, would be open again after a few months. The couple quarantined at home and prepared to ride out the pandemic, like hundreds of…

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A White Therapist’s Thoughts on Change

Change. What leads to change? As therapists this is a question many of us have considered deeply in our professional development. Students at Council for Relationships write their final paper on their theory of change because we believe that it is so foundational to their growth as therapists. We all know that it is hard…

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Helping Our Brains Heal with EMDR

February 10, 2020

Emma Steiner, MSW, MFT, LCSW, works with individuals and couples at our University City office. Read on to learn about EMDR and Emma’s experience with this form of therapy.  Recently, I joined 14 of my Council colleagues at the first weekend of EMDR training. EMDR or Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing is an information processing…

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Council Staff Therapist Emma Steiner interviewed in Generocity article

June 20, 2017

Council Staff Therapist Emma Steiner weighs in on providing mental health services for immigrants and refugees in Philadelphia through a partnership with Nationalities Service Center (NSC). Click here to read the full article. Emma Steiner, MSW, LCSW Staff Therapist 215- 382-6680 ext. 4279 esteiner@councilforrelationships.org Learn more about Emma on her staff profile, or you can make…

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

Every month, Council for Relationships highlights one of our staff therapists on the blog. May’s Featured Therapist Emma Steiner, MSW, LCSW wears many hats at Council for Relationships. Read more in our interview below.  What is your role at Council for Relationships? In addition to being a therapist, I am also the Associate Director of…

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Emma Steiner, LCSW on WHYY’s NewsWorks Radio Show

December 18, 2014

On WHYY’s NewsWorks radio show, staff therapist Emma Steiner, LCSW spoke about PTSD in relation to the murder/suicide that happened in Montgomery County on December 16 involving marine veteran Bradley Stone. The show aired on December 17th.  Click here to read the article recap.

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Holiday travel: Coordinating kids and adults for the holiday season

October 30, 2014

Council for Relationships’ Staff Therapist, Emma Steiner, MSW, LCSW, spoke with The Christian Science Monitor on juggling holiday obligations – from sports to spouses – in order to gather family around the holiday table.

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