Ms. Popelsky graduated in 2012 with degree in psychology and a minor in sociology from Fairleigh Dickinson University with honors. Then she went on to receive her masters degree from Rutgers in clinical social work in 2014, it was during this time that she specialized in medical social work.
Throughout her career Ms. Popelsky has focused on grief and coping, with an emphasis in life change and adjustment, particularly in the adult and geriatric community. Helping individuals explore and express their feelings regarding their physical, mental, and emotional changes has been a key part of her work.
Ms. Popelsky experience in hospitals, assisted living settings, and nursing homes have given her an expertise in helping clients advocate for themselves. Additionally she has placed on emphasis on helping people develop and maintain coping strategies for long term self-improvement and self care.
She is a member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW).