Michelle Perepiczka

Contributing Faculty
College of Social and Behavioral Health
School of Counseling
Ph.D. Counseling Education & Supervision

Dr. Michelle Perepiczka, Faculty. Dr. Perepiczka is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (NY), Licensed Professional Counselor (CO, TX), Certified School Counselor (Provisional-NY), Registered Play Therapist Supervisor, Approved Clinical Supervisor, and Nationally Certified Counselor. Dr. Perepiczka earned a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from Texas A&M University-Commerce and an M.S. in Counseling and Development from Texas Woman’s University. She has been providing counseling services in mental health and school counseling since 2006. Her areas of specialization are play therapy, domestic violence, and sexual assault. Dr. Perepiczka actively serves the Association for Assessment in Counseling and Education as well as the Association of Humanistic Counseling in multiple roles. Dr. Perepiczka’s research focus is in counselor development and wellness.

Courses Taught

COUN 6626 - Research Methods and Program Evaluation

COUN 8120 - Program Evaluation

COUN 8203 - Survey Research Methods

RSCH 8251 - Adv Quant Reasoning and Analysis


PhD, Texas A&M University-Commerce

Master's of Science, Texas Woman's University

BA, University of Texas at Dallas

Public Service

Association of Humanistic Counseling, Board Member -

Governing Council American Counseling Association, Board Member -

Awards / Honors

Awarded the Outstanding Humanistic Dissertation Award, , 2010

Faculty Sponsor of NJCU's Ethics Team, Third Place, , 2010


Balkin, R. S., Perepiczka, M., Whitely, R., Kimbrough, S. (2009). The relationship of values and emotional awareness to sexual activity in young adulthood. Adultspan


Mcspillman, J., Rogers, L., Perepiczka, M. (2012). Student Wellness and the Residency Experience.. Self

Perepiczka, M., Mcdonald, K. E. (2011). Strengthening student writing: Cutting down grading time while developing students’ professional voice. Association of Counselor Educators and Supervisors (ACES)