Dr. Maola graduated from Duquesne University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and a Master of Science in Educational Psychology. He also received a Master of Arts degree in Counseling Services from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and his Ph.D. degree is from the University of Akron with a major in Counselor Education. He has been on the faculty of Duquesne University and has been a visiting faculty member with Lehigh University and the University of Phoenix.


Dr. Joe Maola is a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 40 years of academic, counseling, supervising and consulting experience. Dr. Maola has experience dealing with adolescent and adult issues of depression and with children who have experienced abuse, neglect, and trauma.

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Dr. Maola works with children, adolescents, and adults both as individuals and marriage couples. In addition to his counseling license, he is a Certified Play Therapist with the International Board of Play Therapy and Child Psychotherapy.


Dr. Maola serves in our Port Vue and South Park locations offering day, evening, and Saturday appointments. Call 724-396-1510 to schedule.

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