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Chris Fariello

255 S. 17th Street
Suite 2200
Philadelphia, PA 19103
United States

Chris Fariello


Credentials: PhD

Contact Name: Chris Fariello

Insurance Accepted: No


Phone: 215-514-6954

Kink-Awareness: Kink-Friendly


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Founder and Director of PhIIRST, Chris Fariello, PhD, MA, LMFT has over 25 years of experience as an educator, trainer, public speaker, writer, and therapist. Dr. Fariello specializes in working with individuals and couples on issues such as communication, anger, affairs, sexuality, separation and divorce.

Dr. Fariello is recognized nationally as a relationship and Sexuality expert and has appeared on ABC, CBS, NBC and CN8 news and talk show programs. He’s also been featured on numerous radio programs, and in newspaper and magazine articles. For almost two years Dr. Fariello had a very popular weekly column in the Philadelphia Daily News called “Good Sex” that was often a topic of discussion on other news and TV shows.

I hold a Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Hahnemann University (Drexel); a second Master’s degree in Human Sexuality-Marriage and Family Life Education from New York University; and a doctorate in Human Sexuality Education from the University of Pennsylvania. I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Pennsylvania and an American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) Board Certified Marriage and Family Therapist and Supervisor.  I am also Certified as a Sexuality Educator, Therapist and Supervisor from the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) and certified as a Diplomat in Sex Therapy through the American Board of Sexology. My practice includes work with individuals, couples, and their families. I have particular expertise in relationships and sexuality issues however, I work with many psychological issues including persons experiencing affairs, anxiety disorders, mood disorders, adjustment disorders, life challenging illness (self or others), bereavement, trauma, divorce, marital, family, or relationship problems, assertiveness issues, anger management, career adjustment or indecision, and other mental health disorders and issues as described in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of the American Psychiatric Association.


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Date Added: 08-23-2007  Last Updated: 02-11-2013   
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