790 Penllyn Blue Bell Pike, Ste 104, Blue Bell, PA 19422, us

(215) 628-2450

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Home Base for Dr. Rita DeMaria

Clinical Services & Public Presentations

AAMFT Approved Supervisor

AASECT Certification


Dr. Rita DeMaria - in depth

Introducing the Attachment-Based Focused Genogram Workbook~ Expanding the Realms of Attachment Theor

Dr. Rita's approach to treatment is  Intergenerational Systemic Attachment Therapy, which she has developed over many years of practice.  A primary focus is to help clinicians to establish a therapeutic bond with each individual client, whether it is an individual, couple, family or extended systems  within our communities.   Assessment is key to successful treatment that includes a systemic approach as well as attention to healing attachment focused relational bonds with self and others.  Attachment theory and research has broken through a barrier that helps every therapist , clinician, researcher and others strengthen loving and bonding approaches to strengthening secure attachment bonds. 

 Dr. Rita has specific goals to help individuals and couples:

  • create loving emotional connection
  • develop concrete tools for addressing and resolving conflict
  • help each partners to explore their sexual desires
  • enhance their personal sexual needs in their relationship
  • promote personal success and happiness
  • encourage a spiritual life practice

A committed, loving, and compassionate relationship is an important key to maintaining an intimate and passionate partnership!   

With a lifetime of experience, Dr. Rita's goal is to help people love each other better!


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Dr. Rita introduces The 7 Stages of Marriage

Resources for Clinical Practice and Supervision: A

Rita DeMaria, PhD is an experienced trainer, mentor, supervisor and gifted clinician.   

She teaches the Intersystem Approach to Relationship Therapy in the Post-Graduate Training Program at Council for Relationships in Philadelphia, PA with over 80 years of teaching and training therapists!  

Dr. Rita has been providing an emotionally focused approach to therapy and has foundational experience  with the PAIRS programs for over 15 years.  She has provided many experiential workshop experiences, in addition.  She is an AASECT certified sex therapist, a long standing member of AAMFT and approved supervisor. Join me in exploring and learning more about the power, the approach and techniques for enhancing love, sex and romance throughout the lifetime. 

Visit www.RitaDeMaria.com

About Dr. Rita DeMaria


Mentoring Professionals

Improve Your Clinical Practice

Mentoring Professionals

Strengthen your clinical work using a new approach to attachment based on therapeutic relationships and expanding your clinical formulations.


Visit My YouTube Channel

Improve Your Clinical Practice

Mentoring Professionals

I welcome your visit to my YouTube channel: Rita DeMaria at The Marriage Doctor TM.  I am available for public and professional speaking and media.


Improve Your Clinical Practice

Improve Your Clinical Practice

Improve Your Clinical Practice

Learn more about the  Intergenerational Systemic Attachment Therapy, an integrative clinical model based on Focused Genograms, the Intersystem Approach and Attachment Theory.  

Clinician, Speaker, Trainer, Supervisor, Author

Resources for Professional Training and Supervision - Books, Texts and MORE!


How to Contact Dr. Rita

Important Contact Information

Rita DeMaria, PhD, LMFT, CST



DrRita@RitaDeMaria.com   (Sign Up for Dr. Rita's Updates)

AAMFT Clinical Fellow and Approved Supervisor; Certified AASECT Sex Therapist

 Mail:  790 Penllyn-Blue Bell Pike, Blue Bell, PA 19422

Council for Relationships, Senior Staff & Office Director, Blue Bell office

Senior Staff Center City & Blue Bell Offices


Director, Healthy Relationships and Wellness Program

RDeMaria@CouncilFor Relationships.org

Suite 104, Blue Bell, PA; AND 1800 JFK Blvd, 8th floor, Suite 888 Philadelphia, PA 19103  

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Thomas Jefferson University, Couple and Family Therapy Program, Philadelphia

Faculty & Supervisor Council for Relationships Post Graduate Program in Couple and Family Therapy


Contact Me

Let me know how I can help:

You will receive a personal response from Dr. Rita DeMaria!

Please do not send confidential information without prior agreement.

Speaking Engagements, Workshops, Professional Training and AAMFT Approved Supervision.

Available for TV and Radio! 

Over 35 years of professional experience

The Relationship Center, Inc.

Two Locations for my Clinical Practice with Council for Relationships. OFFICES: 790 Penllyn Blue Bell Pike, Ste 104, Blue Bell, PA 19422 AND 1800 JFK Blvd., 8th floor, Suite 888, Philadelphia, PA 1910

(215) 628-2450



By Appointment