Dr. Shoshana Poupko is a beloved teacher and counselor in Congregation Ahavath Torah. As the Rebbetzin, Dr. Poupko is an invaluable spiritual resource to women and families. She prepares many brides for their wedding, and young women for their Bat Mitzvah. Dr. Poupko currently works as a therapist at Achieve Behavioral Health in Monsey, NY. Prior to her working as a social worker, Dr. Poupko served as the Dean of Students at Ma’ayanot High School, and prior to that she worked at the North Shore Hebrew Academy High School for 16 years. In her capacity at the NSHAHS, Dr. Poupko was the Chairperson of the Chumash Department, Director of Israel Guidance, and the Assistant Principal of Judaic Studies. Dr. Poupko began her career at the HAFTR High School where she taught Judaic Studies and coached the softball team.
Dr. Poupko earned her BA, MS, and Ed.D from Yeshiva University, and she recently completed her MSW at Rutgers University School of Social Work. In her spare time, Dr. Poupko can be found gardening, playing tennis, kayaking, or reading books on positive psychology and mindfulness.