Therapists – Media PA

Meet Our Team

Our Team

Philadelphia Institute for Individual Relational & Sex Therapy is a practice of highly trained and specialized therapists dedicated to helping people gain greater insight and create greater joy in their lives. We provide services for individuals, families and all types of relationships.

Media, PA Office

Chris F. Fariello
Chris F. FarielloPhD, MA, LMFT, Office Director
Founder and Director of PhIIRST, Dr. Chris Fariello has over 20 years of experience as an educator, trainer, public speaker, writer, and therapist.
Chris Wilson
Chris WilsonPhD, LMFT, MFT, MEd, CHES
Chris is a licensed psychotherapist who specializes in LGBTQ issues, sexuality issues, couples, and families.
Erica Thomke
Erica ThomkeLSW, MEd
Erica is a licensed social worker and also holds a Masters of Education in Human Sexuality from Widener University.
Sara Mairs
Sara MairsLSW, MSW
Sara is a licensed social worker with a Master in Social Work from University of Pittsburgh. They are passionate about working with folx within the LGBTQ+ as well as alternative sex communities.
Seneka Rupert
Seneka RupertMEd, LMFT
Seneka is a licensed marriage and family therapist, holding degrees from Widener University and Chestnut Hill College.  Being a direct and authentic clinician, she believes that relationships thrive on shared intimacy and open, honest communication.