Meet Pia Holec, the new guest expert appearing on MAFS (Married At First Sight).
On 21 June 2022, Pia announced on her Facebook, “It’s been a long time, I shouldn’t have left you SURPRISE! I’ve been doing some pretty dope things! I was approached by @mafslifetime to be a guest expert on the upcoming season! I’m super excited to share this experience with you. I really enjoyed mixing things up with the couples and bringing my direct, no bs, skills-based approach to the show. Make sure you tune in for the start of the season on July 6th!”.
Learn about her fiance, career, family, and her ethnicity in this article.
Pia Holec On Married At First Sight (MAFS)
Season 15 of Married At First Sight premiered on Lifetime and along with new contestants, Dr. Pia Holec is a new expert appearing on the show. She is a guest expert in place of Dr. Viviana Coles. She will be taking on Dr. Vivian’s role and offering to counsel relating to sex.
Pia is a Psychotherapist who participated in mental health awareness activities while in high school. Later, she chose to pursue a career in the same field. She specializes in “working with couples and with individuals around the topic of intimacy and is recognized for her work with sexual disorders”.
Pia has worked with patients and couples dealing with “anxiety, depression, mood disorders, personality disorders, psychosis, PTSD, complex trauma, obsessive-compulsive disorders, and addictions.”
Furthermore, Pia has also treated a wide range of medical issues such as “Female Hyposexual Arousal Disorder, Dyspareunia, Vaginismus, Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder, Premature Ejaculation, Erectile Dysfunction, unconsummated marriages, gender dysphoria, and LGBTQ+ concerns”.
Joining Pia as another new expert is DeVon Franklin. DeVon Franklin is a Hollywood producer, New York Times Bestselling Author, and relationship advisor.
On 25 May 2022, Lifetime announced that the series was taking place in San Diego, California. The show had a three-hour premiere on 6 July.
Ahead of the premiere, Lifetime will release MAFS: Matchmaking Special, described by the network as an “in-depth exploration of the matchmaking process as many hopeful singles put their hearts on the line in order to find love,” which will premiere on June 22.
Pia Holec Net Worth
Pia Hole, in 2022, should have a net worth above $700 thousand. According to Psychology Today, she charges $160-$200 per session also learn more about her specialty in the link.
According to her LinkedIn, Pia started her career at Cunningham Children’s Home. She worked there from 2005 to 2007. She also worked as a daycare provider at the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services. Moreover, Pia has also served as Crisis Hotline Volunteer at Champaign County Mental Health, house manager and case manager at Individual Advocacy Group, and Clinical Co-ordinator at DiversComprehensiveoral Comprehensive Care.
For a year from 2011 to 2012, Pia served at Hartgrove Hospital as a Diagnostic Extern. A list of other jobs includes Crisis Intervention Specialist at Association for Individual Development and Therapy and Advanced Extern at Rush University Medical Center.
Pia is currently working as a Psychotherapist at Resilience Psychological Services and Gentle Healing. But, she has worked at NeuroHealth Arlington Heights as a Postdoctoral Fellow and Psychology Intern at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai West.
She studied at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology and wrote her dissertation on ‘The Impact of Couple’s Attachment Style on Sexual Satisfaction in Monogamous Relationships. She also attended the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and has a BS, in Psychology.
Does Pia Holec Have A Fiance?
Yes, Pia Holec has one. She is engaged to her fiance Jason Goff. They have been together at least since July 2021. On 19 July 2021, Jason announced on his Instagram, “She got me. 😈💜🟣 @just_call_me_p”. On her birthday in 2021, Jason wished her via an IG post.
He wrote, “Help me wish this amazing lady a happy birthday! Thank you for taking care of me and mine. We’re all grateful. Thank you for being you most importantly. Cheers to more life! Love you, @just_call_me_p”. On Valentine’s Day 2022, he posted on his Instagram, “Happy Valentine’s Day to the best fiancé a guy could ask for. Love you, @just_call_me_p. Here’s to all the TikToks I’ll receive at work today!”.
As a supportive, to-be-husband, Jason announced Pia’s appearance on Lifetime’s show on his Instagram, “One time for my love! Can’t wait for you guys to check out what’s happening with the good doctor! I’ll let her explain though”.
Jason is the father of one son named Jace who he likely had from a previous relationship. His son turned 5 years old on 15 December 2021.
Jason is best known as the Talk Show Host/Producer for CBS Radio. In April 2022, Pia stopped by Jason’s show where she discussed what drives voyeuristic behavior on Full Go.
Pia Holec Age
In 2022, Pia Holec is 36 years old. She was born in the early Autumn of 1985.
Pia Holec Ethnicity: What Race Is Psychotherapist?
A Chicago native, Pia Holec is American by nationality. But, by ethnicity, she could be of Croatian heritage, because Holec is a common last name in Croatia. So, she could be Croatian-American by ethnicity. That’s her father’s side of the family. Her mother’s side of the family is likely African-American.
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Pia Holec Height
Pia Holec’s height measures around 5 feet 6 inches.
When Is Pia Holec Birthday?
On 4 September, Pia Holec celebrates her birthday.
Where Is Pia Holec From?
Pia Holec is currently based in Plainfield, IL.
Who Are Pia Holec Parents?
Pia Holec is the daughter of mother Denyce Ellis. Pia’s mother, Denyce was born to Willia Bea Ellis and Howard Ellis. Denyce’s parents married for 65 years until Willia’s death in April 2015. Denyce was one of the three daughters; her two sisters are Dr. Anita Ellis and Phyllis Adams (Elvis).
Denyce is currently working at the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services as a Social Service Program Planner IV since 1997 in Chicago, Illinois. She graduated from Aurora University with MSW in social work in 2006. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale.
According to Chicago City Wire, Denyce Ellis made nearly $131,200 working at the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services in 2019.
Pia has three nephews and nieces; Jamal Adams, Phillip Adams, and Kayla Adams.
Talking about the father’s side of the family, Gloria Holec is her paternal grandmother, who died on 6 August 2012 at the age of 90. John J Holec, another family member passed away on 17 August 2018. And, Lawrence Holec died on 13 February 2016 at the age of 68.