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Staff Therapist Dr. Kenneth Covelman featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer: Home DNA Tests Can Lead to Shock and Trauma, But Mental Health Resources Are Scarce

October 28, 2021

October 28, 2021 | 1 in 5 Americans has spit in a tube and learned that their ancestors hailed from Greece or they have a cousin in Texas. But DNA tests can also dig up family secrets, such as an affair or insemination. Gina Daniel took a MyHeritage DNA test in 2018 hoping to find out…

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Staff Therapist Dr. Kenneth Covelman Appears on CBS 3

October 22, 2018

October 22, 2018 | Airlines have seen a notable increase in passengers traveling with “emotional support animals” (ESAs). CBS 3 consulted Council for Relationships Staff Therapist Dr. Kenneth Covelman to learn more about why and how people fly with ESA’s. Click here to watch the full segment.

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CFR Faculty Dr. Ken Covelman Teaches Course on Psychological Issues in Genetic Counseling

March 13, 2018

March 16, 2018 | Genetic testing is a hot topic in the news. The genetic testing company, 23andMe just received approval from the Food and Drug Administration to begin selling at-home DNA-testing kits. Consumers can buy these kits without a prescription to detect their risk for BRCA breast cancer genes. The recent news has been stirring a conversation about…

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Kenneth W. Covelman, Ph.D on Stepfamilies and Stepparenting

October 12, 2015

A wedding photo went viral this week — not of a bride and groom — but of a father and stepfather.  In the picture, as the dad walks the daughter down the aisle, he grabs the hand of the stepfather and pulls him into the procession.  The stepfather was brought to tears, as were many…

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Dr. Ken Covelman interviewed for Philadelphia Inquirer about elderly couples and long term marriage

June 23, 2015

Dr. Ken Covelman was interviewed for an article that appeared on the front page of the Philadelphia Inquirer. The article is about elderly couples in long term marriages and health. Read the full article.

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