Michelle Lepak LCSW

About Michelle

Michelle graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Honors Program at the University of Delaware with a degree in psychology. She then received her MSW from the University of Pennsylvania in 1989. 
Michelle served a clinical associate faculty apointment at the University of Pennsylvania’s Department of Psychiatry.   She co-published in The Journal of Hospital and Community Psychiatry.  Michelle has served on the faculty of the Training Institute for Mental Health were she taught post graduate psychologists and social workers evidenced based Internal Family Systems (IFS) trauma treatment.   At the National Institute of the Psychotherapies, Michelle has led trauma therapy seminars for trauma therapists.  Michelle currently supervises and teaches, Internal Family Systems therapy (IFS)  in Montclair, NJ.



Certifications and Post Graduate Education:
Certified Internal Family Systems (IFS) therapist.
Advanced Practitioner Somatic Experiencing (SE) therapist.
Certified Level 1 Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP) therapist.
EMDR levels 1 and 2.
Three years post graduate psycho-analytic training.

Additional training:

Structural Family therapy.  Internship at Children’s Hospital of Pennsylvania’s, Philadelphia Child Guidance Clinic.

CBT and DBT trained.


My fee is 250. per session.  I am happy to provide you with a receipt to submit to your insurance carrier if you have an out of network option.  If needed, I can also provide a receipt for you to to submit to a medical flexible spending account.