Iris Lapsley, MSW LCSW

Iris Lapsley, MSW LCSW

Iris Lapsley, MSW LCSW

Why I became a therapist

I became a therapist because I love facilitating the journey of those who want to reach their goals. I believe that the answers to what each person hopes for is within them. I get the pleasure of helping people identify and achieve their hopes/dreams/goals!

Background & Experience

I am parent, daughter, sister, mentor, friend... just to name a few of my roles in this life. I enjoy painting, playing Words with Friends, learning, and having amazing discussions. I am originally from Ohio and currently reside in Philadelphia. I spent 23 years in Corporate America before going back to school and becoming a social worker. I have experience working with children, adolescents, adults and families who are seeking help with adjusting to life's transitions, building self-esteem, creating healthy relationships, or have issues with conflict resolution, anxiety, and depression. 


  • Temple University, MSW 2012

  • Licensed Social Worker PA 2012 (SW130148)

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker LCSW PA 2019 (CW020515)

  • School Social Worker Certification 2017

  • Clinical Social Worker NJ 2018 (44SC05822400)

Treatment Style

  • Individual and Family Therapy

  • Strength-based Approach

  • Modalities

    • Motivational Interviewing

    •  Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

    •  Dialectical Behavior Therapy


Mondays: Merion Botanical Park (Near Merion Station post office) (PA)

Tuesdays: Cooper River Park (NJ)

Wednesdays: Cherry Hill Mall (NJ)

I am open to other suggestions should you prefer meeting in a different public location or area.

How to make an appointment

By text message:

My up-to-date availability is shown on the calendar. Please text our administrator at 484-679-6983 with my name (Iris), your name (or alias), the date, time, and location of the requested appointment. They will respond within 24 hours with an appointment confirmation and any follow-up questions.

By email:

If you prefer email, please email with the same information and she will respond quickly with an appointment confirmation and any follow-up questions.

Please remember…

Do not include any information about your medical history, previous treatments, diagnoses, or medications when you book your appointment. These communication channels are for the sole purpose of booking appointments and are not HIPAA-compliant. Appointments made within 24 hours aren’t always guaranteed.

My Rate

My rate is $65 for one person, $75 for couples therapy, payment due at the time of services. Cash or Cash App.