CFR Receives Green Family Foundation Grants

September 10, 2022

Council for Relationships (CFR) received $165,000 from the Green Family Foundation in the form of a Capacity Building Grant ($115,00) to support strategic plan development, DEI/HR development, technology and marketing, and General Operating Support ($50,000).

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Dr. George James, Chief Innovation Officer, featured on Boston 25 News: Tips for Managing Anxiety and Stress

August 9, 2022

August 9, 2022 | CFR Chief Innovation Officer, Dr. George James, shares tips for managing anxiety and stress on Boston 25 News. Watch the full interview on Boston 25 News George James,…

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Chief Innovation Officer, Dr. George James, featured on Healthy NewsWorks: Empathy Can Change How We Feel

July 21, 2022

July 2022 | As a child, Dr. George James saw what it means to show empathy. He watched how his parents were kind to other people they knew. They made…

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Council for Relationships’ Statement re: Supreme Court Ruling to Overturn Roe v. Wade

June 27, 2022

June 27, 2022 | The fall of the nearly 50-year Roe v. Wade precedent has hit like a social earthquake on opposite poles with many Americans grieving while others are celebrating….

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Staff Therapist Dr. Sara Corse featured on WebMD: When You’re a Lot Older (or Younger) Than Your Partner

June 12, 2022

June 12, 2022 | Here’s what Sean Barry knew from the start about Sarah: She owned a house. She managed a bustling coffee shop. She was assertive; on their first date,…

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Council for Relationships’ Response to Mass Shootings in Buffalo, NY, Irvine, CA, and Uvalde, TX

May 26, 2022

May 26, 2022 | Grief feels very heavy at this moment in our country’s history. In the aftermath of a horrific racially motivated mass shooting incident in Buffalo, NY on May…

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Dr. George James, Chief Innovation Officer, featured on FOX 29: Talking to Kids About School Shootings

May 25, 2022

May 25, 2022 | Dr. George James gives advice about talking to kids regarding school shootings. Watch the full interview on FOX 29 George James, Jr., PsyD, LMFT is a Senior Staff…

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Chief Innovation Officer, Dr. George James, featured on NBC News NOW: Book Recommendations with Family Therapist Dr. George James

May 13, 2022

May 13, 2022 | NBC News’ Alison Morris is joined by family therapist Dr. George James for “Now Reading” to discuss their favorite writers and current book recommendations. Watch the…

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TTP Co-Director, Dr. Nancy Isserman, featured on Apartment Therapy: Why Holocaust Descendants Fill Their Homes with Things That Are Hard to Look At

April 28, 2022

April 28, 2022 | Every spring around Yom Hashoah — a day of remembrance for the estimated 6 million Jews murdered in the Holocaust — Israeli art entrepreneur Sarah Peguine turns…

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Council for Relationships Celebrates 90 Years of Marriage and Family Therapy, Welcomes New Chief Executive Officer

April 21, 2022

Council for Relationships (CFR) has been an innovator and change agent for 90 years. Dr. Emily Mudd founded the Marriage Council of Philadelphia in 1932 with the goal of helping couples build healthier relationships and providing women with information on birth control.

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Dr. George James, Chief Innovation Officer, featured on FOX 11: Managing Anxiety

April 15, 2022

April 15, 2022 | Licensed marriage and family therapist Dr. George James shares some advice and tips for managing anxiety. Watch the full interview on Good Day LA George James, Jr.,…

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Chief Innovation Officer, Dr. George James, featured on FOX 29: Children Should Be Screened for Anxiety Starting When They’re 8-Years-Old, Experts Say

April 14, 2022

April 14, 2022 | Dr. George James discusses anxiety in children and shares tips on how parents may be impacting them. Watch the full interview on FOX 29 George James, Jr.,…

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Council for Relationships Receives Austelle Foundation Grant

April 7, 2022

Council for Relationships (CFR) received a $15,000 grant from the Austelle Foundation to support CFR’s Operation Home and Healing (OHH). OHH provides counseling for active-duty service members, members of the…

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Dr. George James, Chief Innovation Officer, featured on FOX 29: Tips to Rekindle Romance with an Ex

March 1, 2022

March 1, 2022 | High-profile couples Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet and Ben Stiller and Christine Taylor have rekindled their romances after breaking up. Dr. George James, a licensed marriage and…

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Council for Relationships Receives van Ameringen Foundation Grant

March 1, 2022

Council for Relationships (CFR) is pleased to announce that the Directors of the van Ameringen Foundation have unanimously approved a three-year grant in the amount of $75,000 per year, for…

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Chief Innovation Officer, Dr. George James, featured on FOX 11: The Power of Positivity

February 25, 2022

February 25, 2022 | Sometimes a kind word or a positive comment is all it takes to turn a bad day into a good one. Whether it’s a stranger at the…

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Council for Relationships Receives Hilda & Preston Davis Foundation Grant

February 17, 2022

Council for Relationships (CFR) received a $15,000 grant from the Hilda & Preston Davis Foundation to support CFR’s Community Partnerships Initiative (CPI) and formalize a crisis response program for community…

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Dr. George James, Chief Innovation Officer, featured on NBC News NOW: Examining Mental Health in Beauty Pageant Industry After Cheslie Kryst’s Death

February 11, 2022

February 11, 2022 | In the wake of Miss USA Cheslie Kryst’s death by suicide, members of the beauty pageant community are trying to shine a spotlight on mental health…

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Council for Relationships Receives Bader Philanthropies Grant

February 3, 2022

Council for Relationships (CFR) received a two-year grant from Bader Philanthropies in the amount of $72,000 to provide services to veterans, families, and Veteran Service Organizations (VSOs). Since the outset…

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Chief Innovation Officer, Dr. George James, featured on NBC News NOW: How The Covid Pandemic Has Affected National Suicide Rates and Mental Health

February 3, 2022

February 3, 2022 | The mother of former Miss U.S.A. winner Chelsie Kryst is speaking out after her daughter’s death was confirmed as a suicide, saying she was “dealing with…

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Dr. George James, Chief Innovation Officer, featured on FOX 29: Death of Cheslie Kryst Emphasizes Importance of Addressing Mental Health Struggles

February 1, 2022

February 1, 2022 | Cheslie Kryst, the 2019 winner of the Miss USA pageant and a correspondent for the entertainment news program “Extra,” has died at age 30. Police said…

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