Dr Philip Mamalakis

Dr. Philip Mamalakis
, with his wife Georgia and seven children, live in Boston, Massachusetts where he is the Assistant Professor of Pastoral Care at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology. Dr. Mamalakis directs the Field Education program and teaches classes on pastoral care, couples counseling, grief, death and dying, and topics related to pastoral counseling. He has a private practice in Newton, Massachusetts where he works with individuals, couples, and families. Dr. Mamalakis has an M.Div. from Holy Cross and a Ph.D. from Purdue University in child development and family studies, specializing in marriage and family therapy. In collaboration with Fr. Charles Joanides, he has recently completed a marriage preparation program for the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese,
The Journey of Marriage in the Orthodox Church. He offers seminars, retreats, and lectures on marriage, family life, and parenting in the Orthodox Church and is currently completing an Orthodox parenting book.