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Dr. Joseph Birli

Dr. Joseph Birli

Dr. Joseph Birli has more than 30 years of experience in human services. He is a licensed professional counselor and nationally certified counselor. Birli also has a private practice for psychotherapy located in Akron, Pennsylvania, and serves as a graduate faculty member for several universities’ educational counselor programs. 

"It is a true privilege and honor to become part of such a wonderful organization with a rich, 150- year history of continued commitment to providing healing and security to those who are wounded. It is my desire and hope to carry this dedication and commitment to all of those we serve as we embark on a journey of change, community partnerships, and providing beneficial services that will provide for the essential needs of children and families."

Birli received his Doctorate in educational leadership from Wilmington University, his Master of Science in counseling from West Chester University and his Bachelor of Social Work from Eastern University.