Ellen Luepker, MSW, LP, LICSW

Instructor, Department of Psychiatry

Ellen Luepker

Contact Info


Office Phone 651-999-0116

Fax 651-999-0153

Office Address:
Ellen T. Luepker, MSW, LP, LICSW
821 Raymond Avenue
Suite 310
St. Paul, MN 55114

Fellowship, Early Education and Development, University of Minnesota

MS, Social Work, Smith College

BA, Grinnell College

Certificate, Advanced Clinical Supervision, Smith College


Professional Associations

  • Minnesota Society for Clinical Social Work, Fellow and Past President
  • American Association for Psychoanalysis in Clinical Social Work—MN Chapter
  • National Association of Social Workers
  • Clinical Social Work Association
  • The Society for Psychoanalytic Studies


Research Summary/Interests

  • Ethical issues in psychotherapy practice
  • Record keeping in psychotherapy: protecting confidentiality and the professional relationship
  • Follow up study of patients who suffered from sexual boundary violations by health care professionals and clergy
  • Joint admission and evaluation of postpartum psychiatric patients and their infants


Teaching Areas

  • Instructor & Psychotherapy Supervisor, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Minnesota
  • Instructor, Advanced Clinical Supervision Seminar Series, American Association of Psychoanalysis in Clinical Social Work-MN Chapter
  • Lecturer, Clinical Supervision and Clinical Practice Series, School of Social Work, College of Education, University of Minnesota
  • Former Psychotherapy Supervisor, Hennepin-Regions Psychiatry Training Program, St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Former Supervisor for Psychology and Social Work Interns, Walk-In Counseling Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Former Instructor in Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York


Clinical Interests

Psychotherapy with individuals, couples, and families: trauma, depression, anxiety, relational, parenting, attachment issues; Clinical supervision and consultation