Featured Therapists

Featured Therapist for November, Christine Wamble

Every month, Council for Relationships features one of our Staff Therapists. This month’s Featured Therapist is Christine Wamble, MFT, who joined our staff in 2019. Learn about Christine in the interview below!  Tell us a little about what makes you unique as a...

Maintaining Self-Love While Dealing With a Mental Illness

Erica Rand, LCSW, MEd, works with individuals and couples in our Center City and University City offices. Read on to learn her suggestions on maintaining self-love. Depression, anxiety, and other mental illnesses can distort how we view ourselves and negatively affect...

Featured Therapist for October, Erica Rand

Every month, Council for Relationships features one of our Staff Therapists. This month’s Featured Therapist is Erica Rand, LCSW, MEd, who joined our staff in 2019. Learn about Erica in the interview below! What do you consider to be the goal of therapy? What do you...

Creating Intimacy: Ways to Reconnect with Your Partner

Brittany Kurdewan, LMFT, works with individuals, couples, and families in our Center City office. Read on to learn her suggestions for reconnecting with your partner.  September is usually a month filled with life transitions. The season is changing; you’re preparing...

Featured Therapist for September, Brittany Kurdewan

Every month, Council for Relationships features one of our Staff Therapists. This month’s Featured Therapist, Brittany Kurdewan, LMFT, joined our staff in 2019. Learn about Brittany in the interview below! Why did you decide to become a therapist? I have always been...

Back to School on the Right Foot

Lynne Raju, MS, LMFT works with parents and children in Exton, Pennsylvania. Read on to learn how to prepare your children for a prosperous school year.  Children will be back to school soon. This can be a stressful time for them because it means new teachers,...

This Month’s Featured Therapist, Lynne Raju

Every month, Council for Relationships features one of our staff therapists on the blog. This month’s Featured Therapist Lynne Raju, MS, LMFT, joined our staff in early 2019. Get to know more about Lynne in the interview below! Tell us a little about what makes...

Understanding Post-Partum Depression

Dr. Jane Summers is the Medical Director at Council for Relationships, and founding Director of Women’s Psychological Health Services. Having specialized in women’s behavioral health throughout her career, Dr. Summers’ approach prioritizes understanding...

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...

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...

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...

January’s Featured Therapist Sara Samuels

Every month, Council for Relationships features one of our staff therapists on the blog. This month’s Featured Therapist Sara Samuels, MFT joined our staff in the fall of 2018. Get to know more about Sara in the interview below! Could you introduce yourself and...

November Featured Therapist, Lisa Handler

Lisa Handler, PhD, MFT joined Council for Relationships in 2018 after completing the Post-Graduate Certificate Program. Learn more about Lisa’s background and approach in the intro below.  Tell us a little about what makes you unique as a therapist and person. I...

Introducing Featured Therapist Sarah Epstein, MFT

Sarah Epstein, MFT is a graduate of our Master’s in Family Therapy Program in partnership with Thomas Jefferson University, and a part time staff therapist at Council for Relationships Center City. Learn more about Sarah in our brief interview below.   What...