Benefits of Mindfulness on Women’s Health

October 17, 2022

Many often do not think about it, but our mood and life experiences play an essential role in our health. Our mood and life stressors can negatively impact our health…

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The Importance of Homeostasis & Self-Love

April 15, 2021

Mental health conditions do not discriminate based on race, gender, ethnicity, hue, or identity. All humans can be subjected to experiencing mental health challenges. The objective is to determine how…

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Taking Care of Yourself or a Loved One After a Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Receiving a breast cancer diagnosis can come with a range of emotions. You might feel surprise, fear, anxiety, and even relief after determining a course of treatment. Friends and family…

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Understanding Post-Partum Depression

July 30, 2019

Dr. Jane Summers is the Medical Director at Council for Relationships, and founding Director of Women’s Psychological Health Services. Having specialized in women’s behavioral health throughout her career, Dr. Summers’…

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Woman-Founded in 1932

March 7, 2019

March is Women’s History Month and Council for Relationships (CFR) is celebrating 90 years of Marriage & Family Therapy, the legacy of Dr. Emily Mudd, and honoring all the women (trans…

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Survivors of Sexual Violence, We Believe You.

Kristine Seitz, MEd, MSW, LSW is a staff therapist at Council for Relationships Voorhees. She is a sexuality educator and is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Human Sexuality Studies at…

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My Message to Women: You do not have to suffer in silence

Elyse Stein Batoff, Psychologist, LMFT has years of experience working in the area of Women’s Psychological Health Services. She has offered the emotional support that has been needed by many…

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Why I joined a group of clinicians devoted to Women’s Psychological Health Services

Staff Therapist Laurel Roe, MS CHR, MFT is one of over 20 clinicians in the Women’s Psychological Health Services program at Council for Relationships. Read on to find out more about…

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Seeking: Balance in Relationships

March 20, 2018

Deb D’Arcangelo is CEO of Council for Relationships which provides therapy on a sliding fee scale and trains current and future therapists.   This Women’s History Month, we at Council…

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A Therapist’s Guide to Speaking Your Truth in #MeToo

March 15, 2018

Content warning: abuse and sexual assault   “What I know for sure is that speaking your truth is the most powerful tool we all have. And I’m especially proud and…

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Dealing with Trauma in the Wake of #MeToo

December 7, 2017

Tracey Tanenbaum is a Marriage and Family Therapist and Staff Therapist at Council for Relationships. She also serves as the Clinical Specialist of the Community Partnerships Initiative.  In early October, numerous…

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An Open Letter From One Mother to Another

Dear Mother, I want to wish you a happy day.  No I’m not your child but I am so grateful for you and all that you do.  You see, I…

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For Anyone Who Loves Someone Struggling with Breast Cancer (or any illness)

October 2, 2014

It’s now officially October! Which means we’ll be seeing a flurry of pink in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month. I’d like to take this opportunity to speak about the…

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Thoughts on Postpartum Depression

Postpartum depression is a mood disorder that can affect women after childbirth. Mothers who experience postpartum depression may have feelings of extreme sadness, anxiety, or exhaustion, and for up to…

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Sexuality: The Impact on Team Dynamics

February 3, 2014

Last week, University of Missouri football player and NFL draft hopeful Michael Sam publicly announced that he is gay. In April, Jason Collins, a former NBA player, shared the same…

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