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2 Jul

Featured Therapists – Therapists of Women’s Psychological Health Services

Every month, Council for Relationships features our staff therapists on the blog. This month, we feature the therapists of our Women's Psychological Health Services program. Read on to get to know more about the group!   What is Women’s Psychological Health Services? WPHS is a… Read More

26 Jun

How to Cope with Mental Illness as a Family

Kathy Meline, M.Ed., MFT works collaboratively with individuals, couples, and families in Voorhees, New Jersey. Read on to learn more about her personal experience with mental illness in the family.    Earlier this month, my family participated in the second annual Move for Mental Health… Read More

3 Jun

June’s Featured Therapist, Kathy Meline

Every month, Council for Relationships features one of our staff therapists on the blog. This month's Featured Therapist Kathy Meline, M.Ed., MFT, joined our staff in early 2019. Get to know more about Kathy in the interview below! Why did you decide to become a… Read More

23 May

Memorial Day: Honoring the Dead by Serving the Living

Dr. Nancy Isserman is the Director of Operation Home and Healing: services for Veterans, active military members, and their families. U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. William P. Coleman/RELEASED   Memorial Day honors all who have died for our country, particularly in battle or… Read More

21 May

Saying Goodbye to Game of Thrones: Dealing with Disappointment and Endings

Michele Southworth, JD, LMFT is a senior staff therapist at Council for Relationships University City.  Image Credit: Macall B. Polay/HBO Sunday night, after eight seasons and 73 episodes, we said our goodbyes to the surviving Stark siblings and other survivors of the Battle of Kings… Read More

14 May

What Is Sex Therapy?

This blog was originally posted at YourTango and is reposted here with permissions. Here's how to tell if sex therapy is right for you. How many people have you known who confided in you that they went to a sex therapist or were considering sex… Read More

9 May

Our Message this Mother’s Day

In honor of Mother’s day, we’re reflecting on the women who do the hardest job in the world. With the announcement of the birth of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s first baby this week, Prince Harry said: "It's been the most amazing experience that I… Read More

2 May

Meet Courtney Bradis, May’s Featured Therapist

Every month, Council for Relationships features one of our staff therapists on the blog. This month's Featured Therapist Courtney Bradis, MFT, joined our staff in 2018. Get to know more about Courtney in the interview below! Why did you decide to become a therapist/what drew… Read More

1 May

It’s time to talk about mental health

May is Mental Health Awareness Month Many people hesitate to talk about their mental health struggles openly. Because of the stigma attached to mental health, they may fear judgment or discrimination if they speak up. When people have to suffer in private, the isolation causes… Read More

24 Apr

Eustress: How to Use Stress to Your Advantage

Florda Priftanji, LMFT joined our staff in 2018 and is this month’s Featured Therapist. Read on to learn how stress can sometimes be a good thing.   We often view stress as a problem to avoid. However, when stress is used to our advantage, it… Read More