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Majority Of Teens Mental Health Negatively Impacted By The Pandemic

Majority Of Teens Mental Health Negatively Impacted By The Pandemic

Posted on July 10, 2021

Majority Of Teens Mental Health Negatively Impacted By The Pandemic (St. Louis, Missouri): A recent survey found that the majority of parents reported that their teen’s mental health was negatively impacted by the pandemic. The mental health concerns reported to be most prevalent included anxiety, depression, self-harming behaviors, and suicidal thoughts.   According to insurance Continue Reading »

Parenting During A Pandemic – Recorded on 3/24/2020

Posted on March 25, 2020

Here is the video from the web discussion “Parenting During A Pandemic”. https://zoom.us/rec/play/7Jx5deisrG03SIXAsASDA_AqW43oJ6us0CZL_PEMy06yUXBRMVH0ZrYRMfOPiUQYBcuT0SfIVpjf6pw Thank you to the panel: Dr. Lena Pearlman, LCSW Dr. Bryan Pearlman, EdD, LMSW Rebecca Dougherty, LCSW Michael Dittrich, EdS

Parenting During A Pandemic – Webinar And Q&A

Posted on March 22, 2020

Working From Home, Kids At Home, Anxiety, Stress, Self-Care, Isolation, Social Distancing, Etc.           Free Webinar Discussion And Q&A Tuesday, March 24th at 6 pm CT Led By: Dr. Lena Pearlman, LCSW – Therapist Dr. Bryan Pearlman, EdD, LMSW – Therapist & Educator Rebecca Dougherty, LCSW – Therapist Meghan Boyer, EdS Continue Reading »

Maintaining Your Mental Health While Dealing With Coronavirus

Posted on March 17, 2020

Free Webinar Discussion and Q&A “Maintaining Your Mental Health While Dealing With Coronavirus” Wednesday, March 18th at 9 am CT Link: https://zoom.us/j/690245119?pwd=SlJKbEdIRkZnYWUrT1FqS1ArSlBXZz09 Password: wednesday                 Led by Mental Health Therapists: Dr. Lena Pearlman, LCSW Rebecca Dougherty, LCSW Dr. Bryan Pearlman, EdD, LMSW For More information: Dr. Lena Pearlman Continue Reading »

Talking To Kids About Coronavirus

Posted on March 16, 2020

March 16, 2020 – I’m a therapist who treats anxiety. I’m also a mom and this is what I’m telling my own kids about COVID-19 also known as coronavirus: PERSPECTIVE TAKING: Yes, this is a new virus and sometimes something new can be seen as scary, especially in an age of technology in which we Continue Reading »

How to manage stress and anxiety around coronavirus

Posted on March 5, 2020

How to manage stress and anxiety around Coronavirus

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 »