Individual, Couple and Family Therapy Services
Thank you for your interest in the Drexel University Individual, Couple and Family Clinic (DUCFT). We are deeply committed to the health and safety of our clients and the West Philadelphia community. Due to the public health emergency resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, all clients are being seen virtually. We have a HIPAA-compliant telehealth platform that allows us to provide you with therapy services that are private and confidential. In order to access these services, you must have the following technology:
- Computer, tablet, iPad, or smartphone
- Internet service with speed that allows for streaming
- Camera and audio for tele-therapy
- Email (encrypted email preferred)
- Accept and send documents (e.g., electronic signature or via scanner)
Services for clients will start the week of January 11, 2021. Priority will be given to couples and families in need of services, although individual requests are also accepted.
If you are interested in therapy services, please see below for additional information.
If you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 and develop a fever and symptoms, such as a cough or difficulty breathing, call your healthcare provider for medical advice. (CDC).
Mental Health Emergency
If this is a mental health emergency, please call the Philadelphia 24-Hour Crisis Line at 215-685-6440, 911, or go to the nearest emergency room.
If you choose to get services at our clinic, be aware that our therapy interns do not provide services during the following holidays and academic breaks:
- 12/14/20 thru 1/3/21-Academic Break
- 3/20/21 thru 3/28/21-Academic Break
- 5/31/21- Holiday
- 6/12/21-6/21/21-Academic Break
- 7/2/21 -Holiday
- 9/4/21 thru 9/19/21-Academic Break
- 10/11/21- Holiday
- 11/24/21 thru 11/29-Holiday
- 12/13/21 thru 12/31/21-Academic Break
Accepting Couples and Families for Therapy Services:
We are accepting requests for therapy services from couples and families at this time, although there may be a waiting period for therapy services. If you want to request services, please see “Next Steps” below.
Individual Therapy Services Not Offered At This Time:
People requesting individual services are not being accepted at this time at DUCFT. Below is a list of four organizations or agencies in the community and contact information for each.
Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services
of Drexel University
850 N. 11th Street
Individual Therapy Services Not Offered At This Time
Philadelphia, PA. 19123
Center for Families and Relationship (CFAR)
7901 Bustleton Avenue, Suite 300
Philadelphia, PA 19152
Mon – Fri: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Sat: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Council for Relationships
To request an appointment, you may call Client Care at 215-382-6680, ext 1 or go to website and submit a request form.
3300 Henry Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19129
If you are interested in starting therapy services at DUCFT, send an email to CFTappts@drexel.edu with the following information. Sending information in an “encrypted” email is preferred and more secure. Once we have this information, someone will be in touch with you via email or a phone call.
- First and Last Name:
- Date of birth:
- City, State, Zip:
- Phone number:
- Type of Therapy (Couple or Family):
- Referral Source:
Intake Packet for New Clients: Once you have been accepted for services at DUCFT, you can review and download the documents below that make up the “Intake Packet.” The Client Information and consent forms are due before your first session. If you have questions, you can talk with your therapy intern before your first session. Once you sign the consent forms, send them to the clinic’s confidential email address, CFTappts@drexel.edu. Sending information in an “encrypted” email is preferred and more secure. .
Please send general questions or requests and documents related to your care to CFTappts@drexel.edu. Someone will respond to you within 24-48 hours during the work week. If you have an immediate need, please contact your therapy intern using the phone number provided to you by your intern.
3020 Market Street, Ste. 510
Philadelphia, PA 19104