Chief Innovation Officer, Dr. George James, Featured on FOX 29: Tips to Fight Languishing

May 19, 2021

May 19, 2021 | Family therapist Dr. George James joined Alex, Mike, and Sue to talk about languishing and flourishing during the pandemic. 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…

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Council for Relationships CEO, Deb D’Arcangelo, Featured in Phillips Exeter Academy Panel: Her Voice in Philanthropy

April 22, 2021

April 22, 2021 | Phillips Exeter Academy hosted “Her Voice in Philanthropy.” Panelists included: Council for Relationships CEO, Deb D’Arcangelo ’82, Jane Griffin Gruber ’96, Catarina Norman Schwab ’92; P’25 and Miriam Rivera ’82. The panel was moderated by Vivian Wesson ’89. Watch the full panel discussion

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Dr. George James, Chief Innovation Officer, Featured on WHYY: Anger, Anxiety, Stress, Relief: Therapists Say It’s OK for Black People to Feel It All

April 21, 2021

April 21, 2021 | How should Black people feel now that a jury has found former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty on three counts of murder and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd? Is joy even possible when there’s no way of getting Floyd back and when Chauvin’s colleagues are expected to face trial…

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Chief Innovation Officer, Dr. George James, Featured on NBC News Now: Chauvin Trial Witnesses Experience Trauma Reliving Floyd’s Arrest, Death

April 13, 2021

April 13, 2021 | Witnesses who are taking the stand in the George Floyd trial are experiencing waves of trauma by reliving what they saw the day Floyd took his final breath. NBC News’ Simone Boyce speaks with CFR Chief Innovation Officer, Dr. George James. Watch the full interview on NBC News Now George James,…

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Dr. George James, Chief Innovation Officer, Featured on FOX 29: Many People Need Mental Spring Cleaning This Year

April 11, 2021

April 11, 2021 | Mental spring cleaning involves eliminating anything that wastes time, energy or otherwise creates mental stress, CFR Chief Innovation Officer, Dr. George James, tells FOX 29. 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…

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Chief Innovation Officer, Dr. George James, Featured on FOX 29: How to Emotionally Handle the Trial of Derek Chauvin

April 8, 2021

April 8, 2021 | Therapist Dr. George James joined Good Day Philadelphia to talk about the trauma that many African Americans and others are feeling while watching the trail of Derek Chauvin and how to handle that trauma. Watch the full interview on FOX 29 George James, Jr., PsyD, LMFT is a Senior Staff Therapist at our University…

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Dr. George James, Chief Innovation Officer, Featured on WHYY: ‘It’s OK to Not Be OK’: For Clients’ Mental Health, And Their Own, Therapists Managed Intense New Demands

April 2, 2021

April 2, 2021 | Over the course of the coronavirus pandemic, psychologist Carrie Spindel Bashoff says, she’s received more requests for therapy appointments than ever before. As COVID-19 was beginning to take hold last year, stay-at-home orders halted sessions nationwide. But in the last six to eight months, many therapists in the region have had Spindel…

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Staff Therapist Dr. Sara Corse Featured on LIKeIT IS: Covid Affect

April 1, 2021

April 1, 2021 | It has been a year since Covid has forced the world to shut down. But with unpaid bills, empty cupboards, and rising death and infection rates for those affected the hardest there are still more questions than answers. With the help of Dr. Sara Corse, Therapist with The Council for Relationships;…

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The New York Times Features Chief Innovation Officer, Dr. George James: She’s Vaccinated. He Isn’t. Now What?

March 30, 2021

March 30, 2021 | Some households are now just partially vaccinated, leaving families split on how to enjoy new freedoms while protecting the safety of those who are still vulnerable. Burly and well over six feet tall, Andre Duncan takes pride in carrying the groceries for his wife, Michelle, and views himself as her personal bodyguard….

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Chief Innovation Officer, Dr. George James, Featured on The Restless Network: Should We Actually Encourage Fish Pictures on Dating Apps?

March 23, 2021

March 23, 2021 | Bear with me, everyone. This is a headline I never thought I’d write. As a dating app user for the past two years, I have come across hundreds of photos of men posing with fish of all kinds: trout, catfish, swordfish, hammerhead fish, bollocks fish, fish-that-don’t-look-like-fish fish. It’s a lot to comprehend,…

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Headstrong Featured on The Today Show: ‘You’re Not Alone’: Hero Veteran Speaks Out on Mental Wellness After War

March 12, 2021

March 12, 2021 | For members of the military, mental health struggles have long been a hidden wound of war. Carson Daly met with retired Staff Sgt. Spencer Milo at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum to learn about his experience with a traumatic brain injury in Iraq, his mental health battles and turning…

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Dr. George James, Chief Innovation Officer, Featured on NBC News Now: Meghan Markle’s Struggle Highlights Why ‘Racial Trauma’ Can Affect Anyone

March 11, 2021

March 11, 2021 | Following Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s interview with Oprah, licensed marriage and family therapist Dr. George James analyzes how Meghan’s honest conversation about suicidal thoughts and shame has shown that anyone can struggle with “racial trauma” and mental health. Watch the full interview on NBC News Now George James, Jr., PsyD, LMFT is…

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Chief Innovation Officer, Dr. George James, Featured on FOX 29: Write A Letter to Your Younger Self and Stay Hopeful for Love in The Future

March 8, 2021

March 8, 2021 | Dr. George James chats about writing a letter to your younger self and staying hopeful for love in the future. 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…

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Dr. George James, Chief Innovation Officer, Featured on FOX 29: Scaffold Parenting Provides A Structure, Support Around Children

March 1, 2021

March 1, 2021 | Dr. George James joins Good Day Philadelphia to discuss the new parenting term. Click here to 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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Chief Innovation Officer, Dr. George James, Featured in Mental Health Panel for The Manic Monologues: Mental Health and COVID

February 18, 2021

February 18, 2021 | Creating a Conversation about Mental Health, The Manic Monologues is a unique collaboration with Princeton University Health Services, The 24 Hour Plays®, and Innovations in Socially Distant Performance at the Lewis Center for the Arts. Originally created by Zachary Burton and Elisa Hofmeister, the virtual experience was conceived and directed by Elena Araoz. Overview This initiative…

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Council for Relationships CEO, Deb D’Arcangelo, Featured in The Philadelphia Business Journal: Meet Philadelphia’s Bizwomen Mentors for 2021

February 18, 2021

February 18, 2021 | The Philadelphia Business Journal held its annual Mentoring Monday event virtually on Feb. 22, giving women from across the region an opportunity to connect with mentors and take the potential next steps in their career paths. Mentoring Monday pairs mentors from various industries with women who want to build their network and…

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Staff Therapist Ayo Akindumila Featured on Saturday Mornings with Joy Keys: How to Create A Healthy Marriage

February 13, 2021

February 13, 2021 | Staff Therapist Ayo Akindumila, LMFT and Dr. Adam Edmunds discussed how to create a healthy marriage on “Saturday Mornings with Joy Keys.” Listen to the full show on BlogTalkRadio Ayo Akindumila, LMFT is a Staff Therapist at our Center City and University City Offices. She currently sees clients via online therapy. To set up an appointment,…

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Dr. George James, Chief Innovation Officer, Featured on The Today Show: Men Share How Group Helps Them Open Up About Emotions

February 9, 2021

February 9, 2021 | Marcus Holman, Ryan Court and Blair Shaw speak with licensed marriage and family therapist George James about how being a part of a men’s group has helped them open up about their emotions and be better partners in their relationships. James also shares tips for how women can help their male…

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Chief Innovation Officer, Dr. George James, Featured on CNBC: Here’s What Prominent Black Americans, Including BET Founder Robert Johnson, Want The Next Generation To Know

February 9, 2021

February 9, 2021 | In celebration of Black History Month, CNBC Invest in You is featuring weekly stories from CNBC contributors and members of the Financial Wellness Council, including the lessons they’ve learned growing up, their advice to Black youth, their inspirations and how they are working to close the racial wealth gap. A reckoning is…

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Chief Innovation Officer, Dr. George James, Featured on FOX 29: How Strangers Can Help Strangers in Abuse Situations

January 31, 2021

January 31, 2021 | Dr. George James joins Good Day Philadelphia to discuss how people can help in abuse situations. 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 in HuffPost: How to Stay Positive When Your Partner Is Being Negative

January 29, 2021

January 29, 2021 | If your significant other’s moods are taking a toll on you and your relationship, read this. When your partner is miserable, it’s not uncommon for their misery to start rubbing off on you too. As humans, we tend to take on the emotions of the people around us. Researchers refer to this…

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