Blog

17 Jul

The Power of Connection and Community

Caitlin Rice, MSS, LCSW has years of experience supporting families coping with stress and chronic illness and working with parents of children with special needs. She has facilitated groups for individuals in these trying situations and has seen their immense healing power. Read on to learn… Read More

29 Jun

Introducing July’s Featured Therapist, Caitlin Rice

Every month, Council for Relationships highlights one of our Staff Therapists on the Expert Voices blog. Congratulations to Caitlin Rice, MSS, LCSW for being named this month's featured Staff Therapist. Learn more about Caitlin in the quick introduction below. If you are interested in therapy with… Read More

25 Jun

Hope and Healing After Loss by Suicide

Staff Therapist Sarah Bauer, MS, MFT specializes in helping clients who are experiencing domestic violence, trauma, grief and loss, depression, anxiety, and substance abuse. Sarah uses a systemic approach to help people reach their goals and reconnect with the people in their lives. In this blog… Read More

19 Jun

How Stigma Impacts People Experiencing Depression

Staff Therapist Ryan McMillian, MDiv, MFT is a dynamic speaker and a compassionate Marriage and Family Therapist. He specializes in helping clients identify strengths to cope with past traumas, guiding clients through transitions and personal losses including, and assisting clients experiencing symptoms of depression and anxiety.… Read More

10 Jun

You are not alone. Help is available.

Depression and anxiety can be invisible or have very few outside symptoms, and those who are depressed or anxious often do not speak up or seek help. Check in with your friends. Check in with your family. Encourage anyone who is struggling to talk with… Read More

7 Jun

Introducing June’s Featured Therapist, Sarah Bauer

  Every month, Council for Relationships highlights one of our Staff Therapists on the Expert Voices blog. Congratulations to Sarah Bauer, MS, MFT, for being named this month's featured Staff Therapist. Learn more about Sarah in the quick introduction below. If you are interested in therapy… Read More

16 May

Why I recommend “puzzle piece dating” to my single clients

  Akilah J. Pierre, MFT is a Staff Therapist at our University City office and this month's Featured Therapist. Ms. Pierre is particularly skilled at working with clients to improve their self-esteem and self-worth, heal from trauma, and cultivate intimacy in their relationships. Read on for the dating… Read More

12 May

Why I joined a group of clinicians devoted to Women’s Psychological Health Services

Staff Therapist Laurel Roe, MS CHR, MFT is one of over 20 clinicians in the Women's Psychological Health Services program at Council for Relationships. Read on to find out more about the services offered and why CFR staff members are honored to be a part of… Read More

1 May

Introducing May’s Featured Therapist, Akilah Pierre

  Every month, Council for Relationships highlights one of our Staff Therapists on the Expert Voices blog. Congratulations to Akilah Pierre, MFT for being named this month's featured Staff Therapist. Learn more about Akilah in the quick introduction below. If you are interested in therapy with Akilah, request… Read More

26 Apr

Steps to preventing violent situations

  Staff Therapist Sarah Bauer, MS, MFT has experience working with clients experiencing domestic violence, trauma, grief and loss, depression, anxiety, and substance abuse. She has worked with children, teens, and adults through crisis and domestic violence situations at various organizations.    Whether we view… Read More