Blog

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

20 Apr

Finding meaningful connection with social media friends

Martha Rinehart, MA, LAC, MFT, NCC, our Featured Therapist for April 2018, employs mindfulness-based approach in her practice. If you are interested in therapy with Martha, request an appointment today at our Oxford Valley or Lawrenceville offices.   There is considerable push back sweeping the country with the “Me Too” anti-sexual… Read More

18 Apr

College students are feeling more anxious and depressed–How can we do better?

Staff Therapist Ryan McMillian, MDiv, MFT  is skilled at guiding clients through transitions and personal losses including: unfavorable diagnosis, loss of job, estranged relationships, and death. Ryan is trained in Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT). When I was a sophomore in college, two of my peers committed suicide… Read More

17 Apr

Need a vacation? Take a social media break!

Laurel Roe, MS CHR, MFT has a background in education and particularly enjoys working with families with members who have special needs, parenting issues, childhood developmental concerns, and anxiety in children, teens, and adults.  Taking a break from social media can provide many of the… Read More

28 Mar

Introducing April’s Featured Therapist, Martha Rinehart

Every month, Council for Relationships highlights one of our Staff Therapists on the Expert Voices blog. This month’s featured therapist is Martha Rinehart, MA, LAC, MFT permit, NCC. Learn more about Martha in the quick introduction below. If you are interested in therapy with Martha, request an… Read More

21 Mar

The benefits of “faking calm” when you feel angry

March Featured Therapist Ellen Mishel, MSS, LSW, MFT specializes in helping parents improve their parenting skills and relationships with their children. Her tips for channeling angry energy into productive communication are great for couple or co-worker relationships, too.  We all get angry. Anger is a natural… Read More

20 Mar

How to help your daughter find her voice

“Strong Voice, Full Heart” is a mother-daughter empowerment workshop organized through Council for Relationships’ Community Partnership Initiative (CPI). Dr. Sara Corse, Director of CPI, reflects on how mothers can empower their daughters to find their voice and embrace their power. Empowerment. It is the process of… Read More