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 full interview on NBC News NOW George James, Jr., PsyD, LMFT is a Senior Staff Therapist at our University City and Blue Bell Offices. He currently sees clients via online therapy. To set…

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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 to social media to share a photograph from her late grandfather’s childhood in Belgium that hangs prominently on her wall year-round. It’s a portrait of…

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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., PsyD, LMFT is a Senior Staff Therapist at our University City and Blue Bell Offices. He currently sees clients via online therapy. To set up an appointment, you can reach him at gjames@councilforrelationships.org or 215-382-6680…

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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., PsyD, LMFT is a Senior Staff Therapist at our University City and Blue Bell Offices. He currently sees clients via online therapy. To set up an appointment, you can reach him at gjames@councilforrelationships.org or 215-382-6680…

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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 National Guard and Reserves, and veterans of all eras (regardless of their characterization of discharge or combat status), and their spouses. “We believe that OHH’s…

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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 family therapist, joins to discuss the conversations needed before jumping back in. Watch the full interview on FOX 29 George James, Jr., PsyD, LMFT is a…

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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 a total award of $225,000. This grant will help provide therapy to hundreds of people with limited financial means through CFR’s Low Fee Therapy Services(LFTS)…

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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 supermarket or someone in your own family – kindness and affirmations can be fuel to feed our souls. So how can we be better about…

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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 schools and organizations who urgently need CFR’s high-quality therapy services and resources. CPI brings therapy to clients who need it most, but experience barriers to…

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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 and re-examine the industry’s effect on contestants. NBC News’ Morgan Radford reports. Interview with CFR Chief Innovation Officer, Dr. George James. Watch the full interview on…

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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 of the COVID-19 pandemic, CFR has seen an increased demand for counseling services among veteran families and for staff training among area VSOs. This grant…

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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 high-functioning depression which she hid from everyone.” News NOW is joined by a group of experts, including Dr. George James, to address how the Covid-19 pandemic…

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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 Kryst jumped from a Manhattan apartment building and was pronounced dead at the scene Sunday morning. Her family confirmed her death in a statement. Dr….

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Chief Innovation Officer, Dr. George James, featured on 6abc: Cheslie Kryst’s Death Sparks Conversation About Mental Health: ‘Check on Your Strong Friend’

February 1, 2022

February 1, 2022 | PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — On Monday, people were remembering a former Miss USA and spotlighting the importance of mental health. Cheslie Kryst, the 2019 winner of the Miss USA pageant and a correspondent for the entertainment news program “Extra,” died at age 30 on Sunday morning. Police said Kryst jumped from a Manhattan…

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Dr. George James, Chief Innovation Officer, featured on CBS Philly: Third Monday of January Known as Blue Monday, Saddest Day of Year

January 17, 2022

January 17, 2022 | PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The third Monday in January is known as Blue Monday, supposedly the saddest day of the year. It’s when those winter blues tend to kick in. It’s a dreary Monday in Philadelphia, gray and cold, as we enter year three of the coronavirus pandemic. “It is that time…

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Chief Innovation Officer, Dr. George James, featured on FOX 29: Keeping Your New Year’s Resolution

December 29, 2021

December 29, 2021 | Dr. George James joins Good Day Philadelphia to discuss how to keep your New Year’s resolution. Watch the full interview on FOX 29 George James, Jr., PsyD, LMFT is a Senior Staff Therapist at our University City and Blue Bell Offices. He currently sees clients via online therapy. To set up an appointment, you can reach him at gjames@councilforrelationships.org or 215-382-6680 ext….

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Dr. George James, Chief Innovation Officer, featured on Boston 25 News: Family Therapist Talks About How to Keep Holiday Gatherings Free of Drama

December 21, 2021

Family therapist Dr. George James talks about how to keep holiday gatherings free of drama. Watch the full interview on Boston 25 News George James, Jr., PsyD, LMFT is a Senior Staff Therapist at our University City and Blue Bell Offices. He currently sees clients via online therapy. To set up an appointment, you can reach him at gjames@councilforrelationships.org or 215-382-6680 ext. 4128.

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Chief Innovation Officer, Dr. George James, featured on NBC News Now: How to Talk to Kids About Covid as Omicron Variant Spreads

December 20, 2021

December 20, 2021 | With schools closing again and indoor mask mandates being reinstated from coast to coast many parents are having the Covid-19 discussion with their children. Dr. George James, a licensed family therapist, gives advice on how parents can talk to their kids about the coronavirus. Watch the full interview on NBC News Now…

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Staff Therapist Allen-Michael Lewis featured in Philadelphia Magazine: How to Mentally, Emotionally and Financially Survive the Holidays, According to the Pros

December 6, 2021

December 6, 2021 | Local nutritionists, therapists, and financial advisors share how to best navigate your relationship with food and family, manage money, and cope with loss this time of year. Though it may seem like everything is full of cheer this time of year, it’s no secret that stress levels go up during the…

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Dr. George James, Chief Innovation Officer, featured on NBC News Now: Schools Use Covid Funding to Invest In Mental Health Programs

November 16, 2021

November 16, 2021 | Licensed marriage and family therapist, Dr. George James, joins News NOW to discuss a new push to bring more mental health resources to the classroom and the ways we should be treating ourselves and others as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. Watch the full interview on NBC News Now George…

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