Lara Krawchuk, MSW, LCSW, MPH

Owner and Clinical Director of Clinical Services at Healing Concepts, LLC.

IFS Certified Therapist

Lara has been working with individuals, families and groups struggling with a wide range of life transitions for over 25 years.  She offers extensive clinical experience in the fields of cancer care, end of life, grief, living losses, physical illness, professional stress, transition to college, and trauma. Lara enjoys using a combination of talk therapy, Internal Family Systems (IFS) therapy, and creative healing techniques to support families facing change, grief, loss, stress, trauma, and suffering.

Lara is proud to be IFS certified therapist and is delighted to offer IFS supervision to those wanting to grow their understanding a skill in using this fabulous model!  IFS CEU classes are in the works as well so please feel free to inquire or join our professional mailing list at

Lara is a nationally recognized expert on grief, loss, coping with physical illness and professional compassion fatigue/vicarious traumatization. She teaches  MSW and continuing education classes including; Advanced Clinical Social Work, Cancer Care, Death, End of Life, and Grief & Loss Across a Life Cycle and Treating Trauma. Lara is an long time adjunct professor with the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy and Practice and West Chester University's MSW programs.  She speaks nationally on bereavement, living losses, physical illness, end of life, guided imagery, creative healing and compassion fatigue. Lara wrote four chapters for Robert Neimeyer's acclaimed books: Techniques of Grief Therapy: Creative Practices for Counseling the Bereaved and Techniques of Grief Therapy: Assessment and Intervention and serves on the faculty of Niemeyer's, Portland Institute for Loss and Transition, which offers onsite and online postgraduate Certification in Meaning Reconstruction in Loss.  

Contact Lara at 610-209-3111.

Lara is seeing clients at our Philadelphia, West Chester and PA ONLINE offices.