18 Apr

Staff Therapist Dr. George James on The Today Show: “Dating in the Digital Age”

April 20, 2018 | Staff Therapist Dr. George James appeared on The Today Show to discuss dating in the digital age. The panel discussed what you should and shouldn't do when creating an online dating profile, tips for the first date, and more. Dr. James' co-panelists… Read More

17 Apr

Staff Therapist Dr. George James on Fox 29: “Five Fights That Lead To Divorce”

April 17, 2018 | Staff therapist Dr. George James appeared on Fox 29 to discuss five fights that lead to divorce. He also offers advice on how to resolve them. Watch the full 6-minute segment here.  Read More

16 Apr

Dr. Nancy Gambescia, Director of CFR’s Post Graduate Sex Therapy Program, Speaks at Annual SSTAR Meeting

[caption id="attachment_7750" align="alignright" width="236"] Dr. Nancy Gambescia, Director of the Post Graduate Certificate Program in Sex Therapy, pictured here with Dr. Stephen Betchen[/caption] April 24, 2018 | The Society for Sex Therapy and Research (SSTAR) held its annual meeting at the Westin Philadelphia April 19-22,… Read More

2 Apr

CFR Research on Multicultural Competence in Counseling Shared at Jefferson College of Health Professions Research Day

22 March 2018 | On March 22, 2018, the Jefferson College of Health Professions (JCHP) hosted a Research Day to showcase current and future research projects. It was an opportunity for faculty to learn and share about research across JCHP, meet the deans, and hear their… Read More

20 Mar

45 Trauma-informed care organizations gather to brainstorm applications of Transcending Trauma Project research

March 20, 2018 | On Wednesday, March 14th, 55 individuals representing more than 45 organizations gathered at Thomas Jefferson University East Falls campus to brainstorm practical applications of research findings from the Transcending Trauma Project (TTP). About Transcending Trauma Since 1991, the Transcending Trauma Project… Read More

15 Mar

US District Court for the Eastern District of PA Recognizes Council for Relationships’ Work with STAR Program

March 14, 2018 | The US District Court for the Eastern District of PA recognized Council for Relationships for its work with participants in the Supervision to Aid Reentry (STAR) Program at their graduation ceremony last week. The Supervision to Aid Re-entry (STAR) Program helps reintegrate… Read More

13 Mar

CFR Faculty Dr. Ken Covelman Teaches Course on Psychological Issues in Genetic Counseling

This article was originally published in its entirety on Thomas Jefferson University's blog.    March 16, 2018 | Genetic testing is a hot topic in the news. The genetic testing company, 23andMe just received approval from the Food and Drug Administration to begin selling at-home DNA-testing kits. Consumers can buy… Read More

5 Mar

Council for Relationships launches program to meet the unique psychological needs of women

March 5, 2018 | Council for Relationships launches a Women’s Psychological Health Services program this week. The program will help women who are: experiencing psychiatric or psychological symptoms related to infertility, pregnancy, or postpartum; have experienced the loss of a pregnancy or death of an infant; have… Read More

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