Featured Therapist for November, Kelly Wallace-Baxter

Every month, Council for Relationships features one of our staff therapists. This month’s Featured Therapist is Kelly Wallace-Baxter, MA-CMHC. Learn more about him in the below interview! What makes you unique as a therapist and as a person? I’m just as human as everyone else. I’ve made mistakes. I cry. There are moments where I am…

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Featured Therapist for October, Tessa Peoples

October 7, 2021

Every month, Council for Relationships features one of our staff therapists. This month’s Featured Therapist is Tessa Peoples, MFT. Learn more about her in the below interview! Why did you decide to become a therapist? I used to think that therapy was for people with problems that were bigger than mine. Then, during a particularly challenging…

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Featured Therapist for September, Madeline Hoch

September 2, 2021

Every month, Council for Relationships features one of our staff therapists. This month’s Featured Therapist is Madeline E. Hoch, MFT. Learn more about her in the below interview! What do you consider to be the goal of therapy? What do you help your clients work towards?   I think that therapy can help you learn to understand yourself, your reactions, and…

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Featured Therapist for August, David MacFarlane

August 5, 2021

Every month, Council for Relationships features one of our staff therapists. This month’s Featured Therapist is David MacFarlane, MEd. Learn more about him in the below interview! What makes you unique as a therapist and as a person? I began my work life as a chemist (!) where I learned a lot about asking the right questions to get…

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Featured Therapist for July, Virginia Mittnacht

Every month, Council for Relationships features one of our staff therapists. This month’s Featured Therapist is Virginia Mittnacht, LSW. Learn more about her in the below interview! What makes you unique as a therapist and as a person? It sounds simple, but I genuinely love connecting with people and their stories. I receive my fuel from outdoor…

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Featured Therapist for May, Sarah Valdivieso

Every month, Council for Relationships features one of our staff therapists. This month’s Featured Therapist is Sarah Valdivieso, M.A., MFT. Learn more about her in the below interview! What do you consider to be the goal of therapy? What do you help your clients work towards? Therapy is a unique journey for each individual and/or family. When…

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Featured Therapist for April, April Piercy

April 1, 2021

Every month, Council for Relationships features one of our staff therapists. This month’s Featured Therapist is April Piercy, PhD, MFT. Learn more about her in the below interview! What makes you unique as a therapist? I meet the client where they are. Making the decision to seek therapy can be scary for some and as therapists we…

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Featured Therapist for March, Carla Krash

Every month, Council for Relationships features one of our staff therapists. This month’s Featured Therapist is Carla Krash, LSW, MSS, MFA. Learn more about her in the below interview! What makes you unique as a therapist and as a person? I have been an artist/designer my entire life, exploring creative ways to use a variety of materials in the objects I create. A…

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Featured Therapist for February, Margot Stein

February 4, 2021

Every month, Council for Relationships features one of our staff therapists. This month’s Featured Therapist is Margot Stein, MFT. Learn more about her in the below interview! What makes you unique as a therapist and person; what drew you to counseling as a career?  I came to Council for Relationships’ Post Graduate Certificate Program in Marriage and…

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Featured Therapist for January, Eric Devon

January 7, 2021

Every month, Council for Relationships features one of our staff therapists. This month’s Featured Therapist is Eric Devon, MD. Learn more about him in the below interview! What do you consider to be the goal of therapy? What do you help your clients work towards? I believe that the highest goal of therapy is to understand oneself…

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Featured Therapist for December, Jamie Rose

December 17, 2020

Every month, Council for Relationships features one of our staff therapists. This month’s Featured Therapist is Jamie Rose, MAC, MFT. Learn more about her in the below interview! What makes you unique as a therapist and as a person? I’m not sure it makes me unique, but whenever I’m asked a question like this, I literally cringe!…

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Featured Therapist for November, Ayo Akindumila

November 12, 2020

Every month, Council for Relationships features one of our staff therapists. This month’s Featured Therapist is Ayo Akindumila, LMFT. Learn more about her in the below interview! What makes you unique as a therapist and as a person? You can think of me as “the therapist next door” or “the therapist from the block,” or really any…

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Featured Therapist for October, Asia McNeil

October 1, 2020

Every month, Council for Relationships features one of our staff therapists. This month’s Featured Therapist is Asia McNeil, MFT. Learn more about her in the below interview! What would your clients say about you? Many of my clients would say that I am a bubbly, kind, and supportive person who values the joining process. I make…

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Featured Therapist for September, Abby Bronstein

September 3, 2020

Every month, Council for Relationships features one of our staff therapists. This month’s Featured Therapist is Abby Bronstein, LSW, MFT. Learn more about her in the below interview! What makes you unique as a therapist and as a person? I have lived in Philadelphia for almost 20 years, in several neighborhoods. During that time, I’ve seen…

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The Family – And Now the Nation – That Howls Together

August 27, 2020

On April 23, while watching the PBS News Hour’s coverage of – what else – our nation’s handling of the COVID-19 crisis, I received a delightful surprise at the close of the program. The scene moved to Missoula, Montana, where they filmed local residents on their front porches, all howling in unison. Some families even…

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Challenging Faith: Turning Towards Your Higher Power Through Uncertain Times

August 20, 2020

Faith, spirituality, and religion play a significant role in how people progress through life and how they deal with hardship or uncertainty. I have worked with many clients from different spiritual and religious backgrounds, and faith looks different for each individual. Some people are clear on where their faith lies, while other people may be…

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Featured Therapist for August, Nicole Maldonado

August 3, 2020

Every month, Council for Relationships features one of our staff therapists. This month’s Featured Therapist is Nicole Maldonado, LMFT, who joined the staff in 2019. Learn more about her in the below interview! What do you help your clients work towards? I have always considered myself to be a client-centered therapist, and I believe that the overall…

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Featured Therapist for July, Caitlin Dunbar

July 15, 2020

Every month, Council for Relationships features one of our staff therapists. This month’s Featured Therapist is, Caitlin Dunbar, LMFT who joined the staff in 2019. Learn more about her in the interview below! What do you help your clients work towards?  I work from a collaborative perspective with clients, meaning I want them to be…

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Featured Therapist for June, Robin Greenberg

June 2, 2020

Every month, Council for Relationships features one of our staff therapists. This month’s Featured Therapist is Robin Greenberg, LSW, MFT who joined the staff in 2019. Learn more about her in the interview below! What drew you to counseling as a career? I have leaned toward helping others all my adult life, but it wasn’t…

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Talking to Children About COVID-19

May 18, 2020

COVID-19 is being discussed everywhere, every day. Whether it’s the political aspects, the statistics, or the warning signs, chances are, if you have had your TV on in the last two months, your child has picked up pieces of information. Some parents may be having direct conversations with children about the pandemic, while others may…

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Featured Therapist for May, Nina Fortuna

May 1, 2020

Every month, Council for Relationships features one of our staff therapists. This month’s Featured Therapist is Nina Fortuna, LMFT who joined the staff in 2019. Learn more about her in the interview below! Tell us a little about what makes you unique as a therapist and person. As a resident and native of the great…

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