19 Feb

Nancy Isserman in The Meadville Tribune: PTSD in Veterans contributes to depression, substance abuse

February 18, 2018 | Nancy Isserman, Director of Operation Home and Healing, spoke to The Meadville Tribune about the need for accessible, high-quality mental health services for Veterans. "The prevalence of PTSD among the veteran population needs to be confronted because the disorder will often contribute… Read More

16 Feb

Council for Relationships Staff Therapists Share Resources in the Wake of Another Mass Shooting

February 16, 2018 | Earlier this week, a 19-year-old gunman killed at least 17 and injured more than a dozen people at a high school in Parkland, Florida. The gunman was a former student who had been expelled for disciplinary reasons. In the wake of another… Read More

14 Feb

CEO Deb D’Arcangelo Featured on Citybizlist

February 20, 2018 | Council for Relationships CEO Deb D'Arcangelo was recently featured on the Philadelphia citybizlist CEO Interviews series. Citybizlist is the premier insiders’ resource for business news and information in Philadelphia. Former board chair, Reid Blynn, of Newmark Knight Frank, talked with Deb about… Read More

14 Feb

Council for Relationships Offers Valentine’s Day Special on Relationship Checkups

February 1, 2018 | Are you and your partner satisfied with the current state of your relationship? Would you like more focus but you’re not sure where to start? At Council for Relationships, we’re committed to helping people understand their relationships and heal past hurts… Read More

18 Jan

Dr. George James On Fox 29: Why January Doesn’t Have to be “Breakup Month”

January 18, 2018 | Staff Therapist Dr. George James appeared on Fox 29 to explain why January is often a rough time for couples. At best, this means more couples coming to therapy but at worst, it means more break ups! George offered tips based… Read More

5 Jan

Council for Relationships Receives Grant from The Philadelphia Foundation

January 5, 2018 | Council for Relationships has received a $30,000 grant from the Walter E. Hering Fund #2 of The Philadelphia Foundation for general operational support. Announcement of the grant was made by Pedro A. Ramos, President and CEO of The Philadelphia Foundation. “We are… Read More

4 Jan

CEO Emeritus Steve Treat Speaks at ASI Orlando on Family Dynamics in Business

January 4, 2018 | Steve Treat, Senior Staff Therapist and CEO Emeritus of Council for Relationships, spoke at an education session at ASI Orlando regarding how working on family relationships can help improve outcomes for family-owned businesses. At the session, Treat shared insights on how to strengthen… Read More

29 Nov

Transcending Trauma Project Featured in The Philadelphia Inquirer for Research on Holocaust Survivor Families

November 29, 2017 Council for Relationships' Transcending Trauma Project (TTP) has interviewed three generations of Holocaust survivor families to study how trauma is transmitted across generations. Now, practical applications for other traumatized groups, such as military veterans or refugees are being explored. Read the whole story… Read More

28 Nov

Why do millennials lack practical life skills? Staff Therapist Emma Steiner weighs in on philly.com

November 28, 2017 "Don't know how to balance a checkbook or change a tire?" philly.com's Terri Akman posits that you're not alone. "Many [millennials] turn to technology to gain necessary life skills they never learned growing up," the article states. Why don't millennials know these practical… Read More

27 Nov

Staff Therapist Carol Blum Reflects on Why Self-Harm in Teen Girls is on the Rise

November 27, 2017 A new study indicates that cases of self-harm and suicide attempts are on the rise among young girls in the US. The study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was published last week in the Journal of the American Medical Association.… Read More