Director of Clinical Services, Emma Steiner, Featured in The Philadelphia Inquirer: ‘I Feel Stuck’: Philadelphians Struggle with The Effects of Unemployment on Mental Health

December 1, 2020

December 1, 2020 | When Joe Ronca locked the doors of Kawaii Kitty Cafe in Queen Village on March 15, he thought the popular spot, which he co-owned with his partner…

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Dr. George James, Chief Innovation Officer, Featured on FOX 29: Ways to Navigate the Holiday Season with Family Amid Pandemic, Election Fallout

November 29, 2020

November 29, 2020 | Licensed marriage and family therapist Dr. George James joins Good Day Weekend to talk about ways to navigate the holiday season with family amid the pandemic and…

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Chief Innovation Officer, Dr. George James, Featured on Good Day LA: Dr. George James Discusses Warning Signs of Mental Health, Depression

November 26, 2020

November 26, 2020 | While we’re dealing with the pandemic, we may have let another condition fall under the radar: Depression. Dr. George James shares what we should be on the…

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Dr. George James, Chief Innovation Officer, Featured on NBC News NOW: Protecting Mental Health This Holiday Season

November 25, 2020

November 25, 2020 | Now, for those who have lost loved ones or are finding it difficult to navigate this tumultuous year, the holiday season may present a mental health challenge….

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Chief Innovation Officer, Dr. George James, Featured in Katie Couric’s Wake-Up Call: Political Divide: How To Stay Civil With Family Members This Holiday Season

November 16, 2020

November 16, 2020 | “I’ve been telling my clients to put the person before the politics” We all know that this year has been stressful. Transitioning to school and work…

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Dr. George James, Chief Innovation Officer, Featured on Good Day LA: Election Anxiety Survival Kit

November 3, 2020

November 3, 2020 | Dr. George James, licensed marriage and family therapist at Council For Relationships has some great strategies to protect both your relationships and your mental health during this…

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Chief Innovation Officer, Dr. George James, Featured on FOX 29: Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Discusses Walter Wallace Jr. Shooting

October 28, 2020

October 28, 2020 | Dr. George James spoke with FOX 29 News on the impact of the deadly police shooting of Walter Wallace Jr. Watch the full news special on FOX…

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Council for Relationships’ Response to Mass Shootings in Buffalo, NY, Irvine, CA, and Uvalde, TX

October 28, 2020

May 26, 2022 | Grief feels very heavy at this moment in our country’s history. In the aftermath of a horrificracially motivated mass shooting incident in Buffalo, NY on May 14,…

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Dr. George James, Chief Innovation Officer, Featured in Condé Nast Traveler: How to Plan a Multigenerational Trip Where Everyone Feels Safe

October 19, 2020

October 19, 2020 | Comfort level is key during a pandemic.  Like many new parents who love to travel, Arlene Rowe, 37, had lofty aspirations for her infant son’s first family…

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Chief Innovation Officer, Dr. George James, Featured on FOX 29: Negative Impacts of Too Much Social Media During Pandemic

October 18, 2020

October 18, 2020 | Marriage and family therapist Dr. George James joins Good Day Weekend to discuss a new study that shows the impact of too much social media during the…

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Dr. George James & Dr. Erica Wilkins Featured on KYW Newsradio: The Psychological Impact for Those Unsettled by Grand Jury’s Decision in Breonna Taylor Case

September 25, 2020

September 25, 2020 | Many who are unsettled by the Kentucky grand jury findings in the Breonna Taylor shooting death may be feeling the psychological impact of this case. Breonna Taylor…

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Chief Innovation Officer, Dr. George James, Featured on FOX 29: Our Race Reality: Health & Equality

September 19, 2020

September 19, 2020 | Dr. George James participates in a FOX 29 News special that takes a closer look at healthcare disparities among African-American communities. Watch the full news special on…

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Staff Therapist Dr. Rita DeMaria featured on 6abc Instagram Live: Don’t Stay Silent: Fighting Racism at Home

September 10, 2020

September 10, 2020 | 6abc’s Trish Hartman (@trishhartman) hosts a conversation about speaking out against racism and how to navigate some of the difficult conversations with loved ones. Trish is joined…

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Dr. George James, Chief Innovation Officer, Featured on FOX 29: Study Shows Depression Has More Than Tripled Since Pandemic Began

September 8, 2020

September 8, 2020 | Dr. George James discusses the increase in depression amid the pandemic. Watch the full interview on FOX 29 George James, Jr., PsyD, LMFT is a Senior Staff Therapist…

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Chief Innovation Officer, Dr. George James, Featured on ABC News: Black Man Paralyzed After Police Shooting on Healing and His Advice for Jacob Blake

August 29, 2020

August 29, 2020 | “It’s not going to be easy … But it is possible to still have a good life.”  Sometimes the nightmares are about his father or son being…

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Dr. George James, Chief Innovation Officer, Featured on FOX 29: Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Discusses Jacob Blake Shooting

August 25, 2020

August 25, 2020 | Dr. George James joined FOX 29 News at 5 to discuss the trauma experienced after Jacob Blake was shot by police in Wisconsin. Watch the full interview…

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Chief Innovation Officer, Dr. George James, Featured on Patty and the Millennials Podcast: How Are Managing Depression During Covid?

August 13, 2020

August 13, 2020 | How are you managing your mental health during the Covid period? Patty and the crew discuss protecting your mental health during these tough times with Council for…

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Staff Therapist Ayo Akindumila Featured on Instagram Live: Mental Health, Quarantine, and Racial Justice

August 4, 2020

August 4, 2020 | Staff Therapist Ayo Akindumila, LMFT participated in an Instagram Live with former CFR marketing intern and current social media influencer, Christe Konopitski (@classicallychriste), to discuss mental…

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Dr. George James, Chief Innovation Officer, Featured in HuffPost: Yes, You Should Speak Up If Your Family or Friends Post Something Racist

July 24, 2020

July 21, 2020 | If Black lives matter to you and you want to be an ally, you have to take a stand against white solidarity, even when it means…

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Council for Relationships Featured in The Philadelphia Citizen: How to (Keep) Helping During the Pandemic

July 20, 2020

July 20, 2020 | Covid-19 is showing no sign of leaving Philadelphia, and we here at The Citizen continue to hear from communities in need—and those who are determined to help…

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Chief Innovation Officer, Dr. George James, Featured on CNBC: Helping Others During the Covid-19 Crisis Can Help Your Own Emotional, Financial Well-Being

July 16, 2020

July 16, 2020 | As Covid-19 cases continue to rise and businesses struggle to adapt to their new normal, many Americans are stepping up to help people in their communities. From…

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