Professional Development

Council for Relationships offers continuing education (CE) workshops throughout the year for mental health professionals including psychologists, counselors, social workers, marriage and family therapists, sex therapists, and clergy in the Greater Philadelphia region.

  • We are approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists and other mental health professionals whose state licensing boards recognize CE credit provided by APA-approved sponsors.*
  • We are also an approved provider with the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT).

*The following entities accept continuing education credits provided by APA-approved sponsors: the Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Professional Counselors; the New Jersey State Board of Marriage and Family Examiners; the Delaware State Board of Professional Counselors of Mental Health and Chemical Dependency Professionals; the Delaware State Board of Social Work Examiners. Clinicians licensed in other states should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval.

Upcoming Professional Development Workshops:

Understanding Autism: Clinical Issues in the Family System
Rabbi Margot Stein, MFT
Thursday, October 28, 2021
9:00 am to 12:00 pm | 3 CE Credits
Details & Registration
Navigating Nuanced Ethical Boundaries: Gifts, Hugs, and Wedding Invitations
Karen L. Smith, MSS, LCSW
Thursday, November 4, 2021
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm | 3 CE Credits
Meets Ethics CE Requirement
Details & Registration
Cultivating Resilience to Manage Clinician Burnout Through Mindful Self-Compassion
Annie Allen, PhD
Thursday, November 11, 2021
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | 2 CE Credits
Details & Registration
The Colonization of Sexuality
Anne Mauro, LMFT, DHS, CST, CSE
Tuesday, November 16, 2021
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm | 3 CE Credits
Meets AASECT Requirements
Part of Racial Equity in Therapy Initiative
Details & Registration
Building Relationship Across Culture: Using Somatic Therapy to Work with Clients Across Diverse Identities
Tajah Schall, MA, LPC, R-DMT
Thursday, January 13, 2022
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm | 3 CE Credits
Part of Racial Equity in Therapy Initiative
Details & Registration
Sex Beyond Binaries: Trans Sexualities and Erotic Embodiments
Lucie Fielding, MA, PhD
Tuesday, February 8, 2022
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm | 3 CE Credits
Meets AASECT Requirements
Details & Registration

Presenter Inquiry Do you have experience providing trainings that are informative, stimulating, and relevant to post-doctoral psychologists and other licensed mental health professionals? Are you looking for opportunities to share your knowledge and expertise with a broad and diverse professional network? If so, we’d love to hear from you! Please send an email inquiry to Abby Bronstein MSW, MFT, LCSW, Professional Development Manager, at In your email, please include the following details:

  • Name and credentials
  • Contact information (email, phone)
  • Proposed topic(s)
  • A copy of your CV demonstrating your relevant experience and expertise
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