Philip Mamalakis, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pastoral Care

  • BS: University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • MDiv: Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology
  • PhD: Purdue University

Philip Mamalakis teaches pastoral care and is Director of the Field Education program. His professional interests are in Orthodox pastoral theology and marriage, family, and parenting. His interests also include the interface of contemporary mental health theory, research and practice, and Orthodox theology. He has published articles on therapists in congregations, working with couples recovering from infidelity, and Orthodox marital counseling. He is currently collaborating with the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Department of Marriage and Family in developing an Orthodox marriage preparation program. His research is in the areas of Orthodox pastoral theology, Orthodox parenting, and marriage and family life. He has presented numerous talks, seminars, and retreats on marriage, family life, parenting, and Orthodox perspectives on mental health.