Tracey Reichert Schimpff

M.A., Ph.D, LMFT
Graduate Director
Associate Teaching Professor

Tracey Reichert Schimpff (she/her/hers) was named an associate teaching professor in the Falk College Department of Marriage and Family Therapy in Fall 2022. She teaches supervision in marriage and family therapy for doctoral students and practicum courses for the master’s program.

Reichert Schimpff has been the director of clinical services in the Department of Marriage and Family Therapy since 2013 and served as the clinic supervisor from 2008 to 2013. Prior to working at Syracuse University, Reichert Schimpff was the director of family services at The Salvation Army in Syracuse. She held several clinical and administrative roles in the non-profit organization from 1998 to 2008.

Reichert Schimpff’s focus has been on child welfare and the treatment of trauma. Her research explored therapists’ experiences of trauma and the role of compassion fatigue and compassion satisfaction. She is also interested in developing community collaborations to increase access to mental health care.

She has collaborated on scholarly articles and grants in the areas of community violence, trauma, and maternal mental health.

Reichert Schimpff has served as chair of the Supervisor Committee, Clinic Committee, Handbook Committee and Clinical Readiness Committee in the Department of Marriage and Family Therapy. She also provides supervision mentorship to supervisor candidates in the Central New York area.

Reichert Schimpff earned a Ph.D. from Syracuse University in 2019 and an M.A. from SU in 1996. She received a B.S. from LeMoyne College in 1993. Reichert Schimpff is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Clinical Fellow of AAMFT, and an Approved Supervisor.


Ph.D. Marriage & Family Therapy, Syracuse University

M.A. Marriage and Family Therapy, Syracuse University

B.S. Psychology, LeMoyne College


MFT 750 - Introduction to Marriage & Family Therapy Practicum

MFT 763 - Practicum in Marriage and Family Therapy IV

MFT 762 - Practicum in Marriage and Family Therapy III

MFT 761 - Practicum in Marriage & Family Therapy II

MFT 760 - Practicum in Marriage and Family Therapy I

MFT 643 - Family Therapy with Complex Trauma

Recent Publications

  • Lane, S. D., Rubinstein, R. A., Schimpff, T. R., Keefe, R. H., Jennings-Bey, T., Leed, S. R., Satterly, L. B. (2019). Bringing in the community: A university-community endeavor to teach marital and family therapy students about community-based violence and trauma. Contemporary Family Therapy.
  • Lane, S. D., Rubinstein, R. A., Bergen-Cico, D., Jennings-Bey, T., Haygood-El, A., Stone Fish, L., Larsen, D. A., Fullilove, M. T., Reichert-Schimpff, T., et al. (2018). Neighborhood trauma due to violence: A multilevel analysis. Journal of Healthcare for the Poor and Underserved.