Archive for the ‘Veterans’ Category

23 May

Memorial Day: Honoring the Dead by Serving the Living

Dr. Nancy Isserman is the Director of Operation Home and Healing: services for Veterans, active military members, and their families. U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. William P. Coleman/RELEASED   Memorial Day honors all who have died for our country, particularly in battle or… Read More

11 Nov

How to Honor Veterans this Veterans Day

Dr. Will G Barnes, CFMFT is a Military Clinical Consultant for Operation Home and Healing and the Post-Graduate Certificate Program. He is also a Former Chaplain, Colonel, US Army.  In 1918, on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day in the eleventh month, the world rejoiced… Read More

17 Jul

Everything you need to know about CFR’s Online Therapy

  Who is a good candidate? At Council for Relationships, we believe that everyone can benefit from therapy at some point in their lives. Every year, our therapists help thousands of clients live their best lives by helping them improve their important relationships. Our Online… Read More

20 Dec

The Lifelong Benefits of Military Family Life for Adult Children

At Council for Relationships, our Staff Therapists come from diverse backgrounds that have shaped their clinical practices. Staff Therapist Rita DeMaria, PhD, LMFT, CST spent her young life abroad in Japan, Ethiopia, and Turkey as her family moved around to accommodate her father’s military career.… Read More

9 Nov

A Clinical Perspective on Treatment of Vietnam Veterans

[caption id="attachment_6498" align="alignnone" width="800"] Image: National Park Service[/caption]   The Vietnam War, a documentary by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick details the "epic story of one of the most controversial events in American history.” In a Washington Post podcast, Ken Burns stated:  “I do not… Read More

21 Jun

Testimony about Operation Home and Healing’s Services to Veterans and Families for the Veterans Advisory Council Commissioners Open Hearing

By Nancy Isserman  Wednesday, June 21, 2017 Thank you for giving me the opportunity to acquaint you with Operation Home and Healing services to the military and Veteran populations. Operation Home and Healing or OHH is part of Council for Relationships. Council for Relationships or… Read More

27 Apr

Video: The Greater Philadelphia Conference on Veteran’s Mental Health

The Greater Philadelphia Conference on Veteran's Mental Health will take place May 5, 2017. This full-day event features some of the nation’s leading experts in military and Veteran behavioral health. Veterans, military families, Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO), and mental health professionals are all welcome. For… Read More

26 May

Supporting the veteran community this Memorial Day

Dr. Nancy Isserman, MSW, PhD is the director of  Operation Home and Healing (OHH).  This month we observe Memorial Day. Most people, myself included, don’t stop to think about what Memorial Day is and how Memorial Day connects us to the over 300,000 veterans and… Read More

24 Nov

How to Support Someone with PTSD

Do you know someone suffering from PTSD? Here are some tips on how you can support your loved ones who may be struggling. Realize that stigma is a barrier to getting treatment. Ask them if talking would help, but do not push if they are… Read More

26 Jun

Veterans Reactions to Recent Iraq Turmoil

With the recent conflict in Iraq quickly escalating, many have strong opinions on how the government should proceed in helping this struggling country.  Billions of dollars have been spent since 2001 and millions of individuals and families have been profoundly impacted by this war. For… Read More