July 31, 2024, is the deadline to apply for CFR’s Fall 2024 Postgraduate Certificate Program cohort in Marriage & Family Therapy and Clergy track. Apply here.

Training the Next Generation of Therapists & Lifelong Learners

CFR was one of the first training centers for marriage and family therapy in the country. We currently offer a master’s degree and postgraduate certificate programs as well as continuing education and workshops.


All postgraduate classes are offered virtually an in-person.

Clinical Internships

Our Clinical Internships program, supported by our Postgraduate Certificate Program and various Masters-Level academic programs in the Philadelphia region, aims to enhance interpersonal connections through accessible and expert therapy for individuals, relationships, and families, along with clinical training and research.

Postgraduate Certificate Program in Marriage and Family Therapy

CFR’s program is one of the nation’s premier training programs for licensure as a Marriage and Family Therapist and is accredited by COAMFTE. Students specialize in clinical or clergy tracks.

Postgraduate Certificate Program in Sex Therapy

Clinical, supervisory, and educational components for sex therapy certification are offered in one program. The curriculum is designed for postgraduate clinicians who want to expand their clinical repertoire in sexuality.

Clergy Training Opportunities

CFR offers a wide range of educational offerings for clergy, including the Clergy Track of the Post Graduate Certificate Program in Marriage and Family Therapy, the Congregational and Family Systems Academy Certificate Program, and Workshops for Clergy.

Clinical Supervision

For mental health professionals preparing for licensure, CFR offers supervision for marriage and family therapists, professional counselors, and social workers needing licensed supervisors. We also offer supervision for sex therapists seeking AASECT certification.

Professional Development

CFR offers classes throughout the year for mental health professionals including psychologists, counselors, social workers, marriage and family therapists, clergy, and more. We are approved by APA and AASECT to sponsor continuing education.

Individual Courses

CFR offers five and 10-week courses every academic year as part of our Post Graduate Certificate Program in Marriage and Family Therapy. Non-matriculating students are welcome to enroll and are awarded 15 or 30 CEs per course, contingent upon 100% class attendance.

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