Archive for the ‘Therapy’ Category

9 Oct

Getting to Know Kristine Seitz, M.Ed, MSW, LSW – Part II

Every month, Council for Relationships highlights one of our staff therapists on the blog. October's Featured Therapist Kristine Seitz is a licensed individual, relational, and sex therapist with a fascinating background. This is the second part of our interview with Kristine! What do you tell your clients… Read More

1 Oct

Meet Kristine Seitz, M.Ed, MSW, LSW: Featured Therapist for October

Every month, Council for Relationships highlights one of our staff therapists on the blog. October's Featured Therapist Kristine Seitz is a licensed individual, relational, and sex therapist with a fascinating background. Check out our brief interview to learn more about Kristine! Could you tell us a… Read More

7 Sep

Kindergarten Wall, A poem about children and stress

Children are amazing little seeds that will someday grow into wise and sturdy trees. Parents, teachers, and therapists are some of the most helpful resources and advocates for today’s children. With so much going on in the world, so many expectations in school, and abundant… Read More

1 Sep

Meet Briana Bogue, MFT, our Featured Therapist for September!

Every month, Council for Relationships highlights one of our staff therapists on the blog. September's Featured Therapist Briana Bogue is a Couple and Family Therapist whose integrative practice revolves around each client's goals and strengths. Check out our brief interview to learn more about Briana. … Read More

10 Feb

Depression: Fighting the Stigma

Two high school students recently wrote an article about their squashed efforts to bring mental health issues out into the open at their school. Their voice was heard by The New York Times, which both printed and published the article "Depressed, But Not Ashamed" online.… Read More

19 Mar

National Social Work Month: The Work That We Do

For the past 12 years, I have been a social worker. I started out working in North Philly at an alternative school for students who were expelled from public schools. It remains one of the best jobs I have had since graduating. I truly loved… Read More

7 Jul

Reauthor Your Sex Story

All sorrows can be born if you put them in a story or tell a story about them. ―Isak Dinesen Sex therapy clients have usually done their own research, mining the Internet and talking to friends in an effort to solve their problem before coming… Read More

4 Jun

The Power of the Personal

The New York Times recently published a short but hopeful essay, "Transference? I'll Take It", by Michelle Huneven about a successful  round of therapy that eventually led her to falling in love and getting married. As a relationship therapist, I often think about the relationships… Read More

23 Apr

What Therapists Wish Their Clients Knew

Before clients commit to therapy, they may want to talk to the clinician prior to coming in to ask a few questions. They may ask, "What kind of therapy do you do?", "Have you dealt with this problem before?", or "Can I reach you in… Read More

28 Feb

True Courage: Coming to Therapy

I often say to my patients, particularly to those who feel embarrassed seeking help, "Only the strong people come to therapy." And I mean that. These people are brave enough to look at themselves and their roles in relationships. This kind of introspection, coupled with… Read More