Dr. Michelle Perepiczka

Founder of Mental Health Counseling Services of New York, P.L.L.C.

Education and Training

Doctoral Degree

  • Institution: Texas A&M University-Commerce, Counselor Education and Supervision Doctoral Program 2008
  • Specialization: Child and Adolescent Counseling
  • Dissertation: Relationship between wellness and age, matriculation, and relationship status of counselor education and supervision doctoral students

 

Master's Degree

  • Institution: Texas Woman's University, Counseling and Development 2006
  • Specialization: Play Therapy

 

Undergraduate Degree

  • Institution: University of Texas at Dallas, Interdisciplinary Studies 2003
  • Thesis: How to deal with difficult co-workers in the workplace: The know-all, office gossip, constant complainer, and perfectionist

 

Licensure

  • Licensed Mental Health Counselor in New York ▪ License Number 004548
  • Registered Play Therapist ▪ Certificate Number T1387
  • Registered Play Therapist Supervisor ▪ Certificate Number S1441
  • National Certified Counselor ▪ Identification Number 221638
  • Licensed Professional Counselor in Texas ▪ License Number 62892 (Inactive)

 

Areas of Specialization

Adults and Children

  • Mood Disorders (Depression, Bipolar)
  • Anxiety, Panic, and Phobias
  • Grief and Loss
  • Stress Management and Relaxation
  • Trauma Related to Sexual Assault, Relationship Violence, and Victimization
  • Work, Education, and Career
  • Communication Conflict in Relationship
  • Ending of Relationships
  • LGBTQ

 

Children Specific

  • Behavioral Concerns
  • Attachment
  • Anxiety
  • Academic Struggles
  • Creative Arts in Therapy
  • Play Therapy

 

Parenting and Caregiver Specific

  • Parenting Support
  • Parent-Child Relationship Building

 

Career

Clinical

  • Counselor ▪ Private Practice ▪ January 2007 to present
  • Relief Counselor in New York City Schools ▪ New York Therapy Placement Services ▪ October 2010 to August 2015

 

 Academic

  • Core Faculty ▪ Master's in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program at Walden University  ▪ November 2009 to present

 

Community Involvement

  • American Red Cross Disaster Mental Health Responder ▪ December 2010 to present
  • Governing Council Representative for the Association for Humanistic Counseling to the American Counseling Association ▪ July 2014 to June 2017
  • President of the Association for Humanistic Counseling (www.humanisticcounselor.com) ▪ July 2011 to July 2012 
  • Downstate Region Representative for American Counseling Association of New York ▪ July 2013 to June 2014
  • Editorial Board Member for Journal of Counseling and Development ▪ July 2013 to June 2016
  • Editorial Board Member for the Journal of Humanistic Counseling ▪ July 2008 to June 2017
  • Editorial Board Member for Journal of Professional Counseling: Practice, Theory and Research ▪ July 2009 to June 2012

 

Honors

 

  • Awarded the Past President Award March 2013 ▪ Association for Humanistic Counseling
  • Featured as the Member Spotlight ▪ March 2013 ▪ Association for Humanistic Counseling 
  • Awareded the Humanistic Educator and Supervisor Award ▪ March 2012 ▪ Association for Humanistic Counseling 
  • Awarded the Outstanding Humanistic Dissertation Award ▪ March 2010 ▪ Association for Humanistic Counseling
  • Recipient of the Truax Foundation Scholarship ▪ April 2008 ▪ Texas A&M University-Commerce
  • Recipient of Ruth Ann White Scholarship ▪ April 2007 ▪ Texas A&M University-Commerce
  • Certificate of Outstanding Service ▪ April 2006 ▪ Chi Sigma Iota International
  • Outstanding Academic Achievement Award ▪ February 2004 ▪ University of Texas at Dallas

 

Dr. Michelle Perepiczka's Curriculum Vitae
Dr. Michelle Perepiczka's full curriculum vitae with all professional activities up to January 2016 is available for download and review.
Vita.pdf
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Dr. Michelle Perepiczka's Dissertation
Dr. Michelle Perepiczka's dissertation is available for download and review.
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