Rita DeMaria, PhD, LMFT, CST

A member of the faculty of the Post-Graduate Certificate Program and the Couple and Family Therapy Masters Program at Thomas Jefferson University, Rita DeMaria is a licensed couple and family therapist, certified sex therapy, author, researcher and relationship educator. For more than thirty-five years she has been active clinically with experience in sexual abuse and trauma, addictions, infidelity, depression, anxiety, divorce prevention, divorce reconciliation and co-parenting counseling. She has extensive experience in providing relationship education and personal development through her classes, workshops, books, articles, training programs, speaking engagements and media appearances. Rita has published several professional books and she is currently on the Editorial Board for the Journal of Relationship and Couple Therapy.