Rita DeMaria, PhD, LMFT

Contact Dr. DeMaria

100 South Broad Street
Suite 1521
Philadelphia, PA 19110

(215) 628-2450
(215) 643-7659 fax

Most Recent Peer-reviewed Publications


PhD,  Bryn Mawr College, College of Social Work and Social Research, 1998
MS, Drexel University, Department of Human Behavior & Development (Family Development major, Business & Organizational Development minor), 1979
BA, Bloomsburg State College, Sociology major, double minors in Psychology and Business Administration, 1975

Board Certification

Pennsylvania, MF000274and SW012482L

Research & Clinical Interests

Couples and Relationship Distress, Relationship Education,  Stages of Relationship, Positive Emotions

Professional Societies

1979 – present    American Association of Marriage and Family  
                         Therapy, Clinical Fellow, Approved Supervisor
2009 – present    International Positive Psychology Association
2009 – present    Journal of Couple and Relationship Therapy,
                         Editorial Board
2011 – present    American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors,
                         and Therapists