1 Aug

Senior Staff Therapist Bill Coffey Comments on Demi Lovato’s Tragic Relapse

August 1, 2018 | Bill Coffey, MSS, LCSW is a Senior Staff Therapist at our Center City and Voorhees, New Jersey locations. Bill has decades of experience working with individuals, couples, and families in recovery. Whether or not you believe that substance abuse or addiction is… Read More

26 Jul

Staff Therapist Dr. George James featured on The Today Show

July 23, 2018 | Staff Therapist Dr. George James, Jr, LMFT appeared on The Today Show to give advice about how to cultivate a strong relationship. The guest panel talked about the importance of having difficult conversations and taking time to be aware of your mindset. In… Read More

25 Jul

CFR Staff Dr. Rita DeMaria, LMFT, CST and Briana Bogue, MFT Present at Philadelphia Trauma Training Conference

July 25, 2018 | The second annual Philadelphia Trauma Training Conference was held this week at the East Falls Campus of Thomas Jefferson University. The conference provided an intensive, collaborative training experience to providers, educators and leaders across health, education, and social service disciplines, as… Read More

22 Jun

Staff Therapist Shadeen Francis on KYW: How to talk to your kids about family separation

June 20, 2018 | Staff Therapist Shadeen Francis, MFT was featured on KYW Newsradio on Wednesday. Host Hadas Kuznits asked Shadeen how to talk to your kids about the family separation and deportation in this week's immigration news.  She commented: "When speaking to children, it's important… Read More

13 Jun

Dr. George James honored as a 2018 Man of Influence by FunTimes Magazine

June 13, 2018 | Staff Therapist Dr. George James was recently named a 2018 Man of Influence by FunTimes Magazine. FunTimes Magazine features articles by, for, and about African, Caribbean, and African American communities that reflect the many voices of the African Diaspora and its cultural points of view.… Read More

7 Jun

VA honors Council for Relationships’ work with veterans and families

June 8, 2018 | VA recently thanked nine veteran friendly communities from across the country to highlight community-based efforts of improving the veteran outcomes. These communities, who pioneered the joint community/VA partnerships called Community Veteran Engagement Boards have maximized their collective impact of local services,… Read More

6 Jun

CFR and Headstrong announce partnership to serve veterans in Greater Philadelphia

June 6, 2018 | Today, Council for Relationships announced a partnership with Headstrong to provide therapy to local veterans at no cost. Headstrong is a mental health care treatment program that is cost-free, rapid response, stigma-free, confidential, and a model which takes out the costly “brick… Read More

4 Jun

The 2018 Emily Hartshorne Mudd Award honors Reid Blynn and raises $37,775

June 1, 2018 | On May 30th, Council for Relationships presented Reid Blynn with the 2018 Emily Hartshorne Mudd Award at a special reception at Merion Tribute House. As chair of CFR’s board from 2012-2017, Blynn has touched the lives of thousands of people in… Read More

22 May

Council for Relationships to Honor Reid Blynn with Dr. Mudd Award

May 22, 2018: Philadelphia, PA – On May 30, Council for Relationships (CFR) will present the 2018 Dr. Emily Hartshorne Mudd Award to Reid Blynn at a special reception. The award is given to recognize significant contributions to the quality of family life in our region.… Read More

4 May

Council For Relationships Welcomes New Director to Board

May 17, 2018 | We are pleased to welcome Jeff Gibbard to our Board of Directors. Jeff Gibbard is Chief Social Strategist at From The Future (FTF), a Social Media and Technical SEO Agency in Philadelphia.  He's been working in the social media industry from the… Read More