Educational Guidance And Behavior Counseling

    Dr. Joseph M. Puglia M.S. Ed.D.

    Cell: (818) 281-2931

Dr. Joe addresses the academic and emotional needs of students and young adults, from an educational and therapeutic perspective, emphasizing personal strategies and life skills, to build a foundation for future success.

Dr. Joe provides students from junior high school through the graduate level with counseling and guidance, educational services, and teaches skills necessary for academic success.

He addresses the needs of students utilizing his skills from an educational and therapeutic perspective.  Dr. Joe focuses on teaching skills/ strategies necessary for success.  The diverse needs of individuals are assessed and a myriad of modalities are utilized to achieve results.

Dr. Joe, targets students who are college bound; students in need of direction and focus; and those needing academic remediation.  In general, students who hope to succeed and succeed well in school are best served by his services.   He focuses upon the accomplishment of educational, personal, and social objectives.

Dr. Joe has specific expertise in all areas of educational counseling, career guidance, personal counseling, educational learning theory, and human development.

College Preparation

  • Choosing a Major
  • Choosing the Right College
  • Course Selection
  • Academic Readiness
  • Financial Aid Counseling
  • Application Preparation

Study Skills

  • Reading
  • Note Taking
  • Listening
  • Concentration/Memorization
  • Term Papers/Essay Writing
  • Test Taking

Career Counseling

  • Researching Careers
  • Self-Analysis
  • Interest/Personality Testing
  • Career Development

Job Search Strategies

  • Resume Writing
  • Interviewing Skills
  • Strategic Planning


  • Aptitude
  • Personality
  • Career Assessment
  • Learning Modality

Personal Counseling

  • Socialization
  • Motivation
  • Communication
  • Self-esteem
  • Life Skills

Leadership Development

  • Leadership Training
  • Assertion Training
  • Time Management
  • Stress Reduction


Dr. Joseph M. Puglia M.S. Ed.D.

Cell: (818) 281-2931


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