Michelle Lupkin, PhD is the Clinical Director of the Eating Disorders Program at Montefiore, Attending Psychologist in the Child Outpatient Psychiatry Department (COPD), and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
Dr. Lupkin specializes in the treatment of children and adolescents presenting with Eating Disorders, Borderline Personality Disorder, Depression, Anxiety, and Chronic Illness using multiple evidence based treatments including Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, and Family Based Therapy. She is the Training Director of the DBT Program at Montefiore and provides clinical supervision to psychology interns, psychology externs, and psychiatry residents and fellows. She is frequently asked to lecture on the assessment and treatment of Eating Disorders both wthin Montefiore Medical Center as well as in schools and other community settings. With the recent launch of the Eating Disorder Program at Montefiore in December 2016, Dr. Lupkin is focusing her research on the prevalence and treatment of eating disorders and comorbid suicidality and self harm in children and adolescents in low income areas.
Dr. Lupkin came to Montefiore following her APA Accredited Postdoctoral Fellowship in Chid and Adolescent Psychology at North-Shore/Long Island Jewish Medical Center. She earned her B.A. from Barnard College, Columbia University and received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology with Health Emphasis from Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Yeshiva University.