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Archive: June 2024

Five Daily Habits for Positive Mental Health

Posted on June 8, 2024

Five Daily Habits for Positive Mental Health By Dr. Bryan Pearlman, EdD, LMSW Pearlman & Associates STLmentalhealth.com   Maintaining positive mental health requires daily attention to various aspects of our well-being. Here are five essential habits to incorporate into your daily routine:   Feed Your Brain Importance: Engaging in continuous learning stimulates cognitive functions, enhances […]

St Louis Mental Health Therapy – Resources for Crisis Situations

Posted on April 15, 2024

If you are dealing with a mental health crisis or emergency, please use the following resources: 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline BHR – Behavioral Health Response SSM Health Behavioral Health Urgent Care Mental health centers and crisis hotlines from St. Louis County. You can also call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.   […]

New Groups Forming For Adolescents/Teens

Posted on April 8, 2024

New groups forming for adolescents/Teens. Click below for PDF version of the flyer:

10 Effective Ways to Manage Intrusive Thoughts and Anxiety

Posted on April 5, 2024

10 Effective Ways to Manage Intrusive Thoughts and Anxiety Introduction Welcome to Pearlman & Associates, a compassionate counseling and therapy practice in St. Louis, Missouri. Our dedicated team of experienced therapists is committed to supporting you on your journey toward healing. In this article, we’ll explore 10 powerful strategies to cope with intrusive thoughts and […]

Strategies for Supporting Children and Teen Anxiety and Depression

Posted on April 1, 2024

Introduction Childhood and adolescence can be challenging times, and it’s essential to recognize and address mental health concerns early. Anxiety and depression affect many young individuals, impacting their well-being, relationships, and overall quality of life. As a trusted mental health therapist in St. Louis, we at Pearlman & Associates are committed to providing effective strategies […]

The Art of Deep Breathing: A Step-by-Step Guide

Posted on January 11, 2024

Stress and anxiety have become prevalent challenges for many. One simple yet powerful technique to counteract these stressors is deep breathing. Deep breathing, also known as diaphragmatic or abdominal breathing, is a mindful practice that can be easily incorporated into your daily routine. In this step-by-step guide, we will explore the benefits of deep breathing […]

A Message of Strength for Mental Health Warriors

Posted on January 9, 2024

Hey there, I know the road might seem daunting, and some days the weight feels heavier than others. But remember this: you’re stronger than you think. Every sunrise brings a new chance to start afresh, to breathe in hope, and to embrace the journey ahead. Your struggles don’t define you; they’re a testament to your […]

Transformative Power of Physical Activity on Mental Health

Posted on January 9, 2024

In our fast-paced world, where stress and anxiety often seem like constant companions, the significance of maintaining good mental health cannot be overstated. While therapy and medication can be effective, there’s an often overlooked yet powerful tool available to all: physical activity. The mind-body connection has long been recognized as a crucial element in overall […]

The 5-4-3-2-1 Grounding Technique: A Guide for Inner Calm

Posted on January 5, 2024

The 5-4-3-2-1 grounding technique is a powerful and simple mindfulness exercise used to reduce anxiety, stress, and overwhelming feelings by bringing attention to the present moment… AND! This technique focuses on your senses to ground yourself in reality, calming the mind and body. Let’s get into this method that can offer quick relief during moments […]

The Power of Deep Breathing for Mental Health

Posted on January 4, 2024

In today’s fast-paced world, where stress and anxiety often seem like constant companions, the quest for mental peace and tranquility becomes paramount. Amidst various mindfulness practices, deep breathing emerges as a simple yet potent tool that offers profound benefits for mental health and overall well-being. Understanding the Impact The connection between our breath and mental […]