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Dr. Lena Pearlman & Associates – 10/20/2019 Update

Dr. Lena Pearlman & Associates – 10/20/2019 Update

Posted on October 20, 2019

Something To Think About: “When you put a kid who had experienced adversity in an MRI machine, you could see measurable changes to the brain structures.” -Dr. Nadine Burke Harris Did You Know? Social Anxiety Disorder affects 15 million adults, or 6.8% of the U.S. population (ADAA). TED Talk – “This Could Be Why You’re Continue Reading »

Dr. Lena Pearlman And Associate Practice Update – 5/19/2019

Posted on May 19, 2019

Something to think about… “Don’t believe every worried thought you have. Worried thoughts are notoriously inaccurate.” -Renee Jain Let’s Connect On Twitter (Join My PLN): I share information about mental health, education, medicine & more. It is very important to be a part of a PLN (professional learning network). Join mine! https://twitter.com/drlenapearlman  Mental Health Statistic: Continue Reading »

Dr. Lena Pearlman and Associates – Practice Update 5-11-2019

Posted on May 11, 2019

Something to think about… “Twenty years of medical research has shown that childhood adversity literally gets under our skin, changing people in ways that can endure in their bodies for decades.”  -Dr. Nadine Burke Harris (California Surgeon General) Mental Health Statistic: At some point, anxiety affects 30% of children and adolescents, yet 80% never get help Continue Reading »

Dr. Lena Pearlman, LCSW – Practice Update 12/15/2018

Posted on December 15, 2018

I hope you are having an amazing weekend!  Something To Think About:“Never believe that a few caring people can’t change the world. For, indeed, that’s all who ever have.”  – Margaret Mead Did You Know?18% of high school students reported thinking seriously about attempting suicide in the past year. (CDC, 2016) Article – “45 Simple Self-Care Practices Continue Reading »

Dr. Lena Pearlman Practice Update – 11/24/2018

Posted on November 24, 2018

11/24/2018 I hope that you are enjoying the holiday weekend! Something To Think About: “We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives.”  – John F. Kennedy Did You Know? Less than 50% of youth aged 8-15 with a mental illness received services last year. NPR – “Empowering Kids Continue Reading »

Dr. Lena Pearlman, LCSW – Update – 11 10 2018

Posted on November 10, 2018

Something To Think About: “If you’re not making someone else’s life better, then you’re wasting your time. Your life will become better by making other lives better.”  – Will Smith Did You Know? In the United States, about 1 in 40 adults & 1 in 100 children have OCD. And according to the World Health Organization, Continue Reading »

Dr. Lena Pearlman, LCSW – Update for 9/1/2018

Posted on September 1, 2018

9-1-2018 We hope you enjoy the holiday weekend! “Around a third of parents still worry that they will look like a bad mother or father if their child has a mental health problem. Parenting is hard enough without letting prejudices stop us from asking for help we need for ourselves and our children.” – Kate Middleton Continue Reading »

10 Ways to Promote Positive Mental Health in Your Children

Posted on July 7, 2018

10 Ways to Promote Positive Mental Health in Your Children By: Dr. Lena Pearlman, LCSW We receive many questions about what parents can do to help promote positive mental health in their children. Below please find 10 ways to promote positive mental health in your children: 1.) Sunlight Find outdoor activities to participate in with Continue Reading »

Rebecca Dougherty, LCSW on Fox 2 News About Summertime Sadness

Posted on June 6, 2018

Rebecca Dougherty, LCSW on Fox 2 News About Summertime Sadness! “Summertime Sadness” was a hit song by singer Lana Del Rey a few years ago. It is also a real medical condition that impacts two million people in the US. Most people are aware of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). This condition occurs in the winter Continue Reading »

Women’s Yoga & Mindfulness Group Forming Now!

Posted on August 12, 2017

Sessions begin on Friday, September 15th at 4 pm. The group will last 8 weeks. For more information, please contact: 314-942-1147 or bryan@stlmentalhealth.com. Space is very limited and sign-ups are on a first come/first served basis. The group is led by Lisa Hawks, LCSW. Lisa is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and has been in Continue Reading »