655 Craig Road
St. Louis, MO 63141

Monday – Saturday

Our Team

Dr. Lena Pearlman, LCSW

Dr. Lena Pearlman holds a Masters of Social Work (MSW) as well as a Doctorate degree in Holistic Natural Health. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of Missouri. Lena has been a practicing social worker for over 15 years. In addition to working privately, Lena has worked with children and adults in various settings including in-patient and out-patient hospitals, sub-acute rehabilitation centers, forensic treatment centers, and is considered an expert witness within the legal system. She has had extensive experience helping individuals cope with acute, terminal, and chronic medical problems. Lena Pearlman is a member of the Missouri Society of Clinical Social Work, the Employee Assistance Professionals Association, and the National Organization of Forensic Social Workers.

Rebecca Dougherty, LCSW 

Rebecca holds a Masters Degree (MSW) from Washington University’s Brown School of Social Work and is a Board Member of Missouri NASW. Rebecca has been in the field of Social Work for 17 years and has worked in medical and academic settings. She works with children, teens, adults, couples, and families. Her areas of focus include: working with academic and medical professionals, physician residents, first responders, as well as patients and caregivers who are actively experiencing a chronic illness or acute medical crisis.  She uses a variety of evidenced based theoretical treatment approaches that incorporates the client’s own inner strengths and resiliency into real life solutions.  Rebecca’s areas of practice and intervention include: crisis intervention, stress mitigation, coping with a chronic illness, and adjusting to life stages and stressors, including loss. She is an adjunct faculty member at Washington University’s Brown School of Social Work and provides post masters supervision for licensure candidates. She is also the mental health specialist for the Missouri Disaster Medical Assistance Team (MO-1 DMAT), MoDRS, Inc. and the Regional Critical Incident Stress Management Team; and uses her crisis intervention, emergency preparedness and debriefing skills in the academic and clinical environments.

Lisa Hawks, LCSW

Lisa is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and has been in the social work field for over 10 years working with youth, adults, families, and groups in the St. Louis area. She has received an international certification as a Child and Youth Care Practitioner (CYC-P) and is a rostered Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapist. Lisa takes a compassionate approach to therapy, focusing on her client’s needs and assisting them with attaining their goals. She practices an eclectic approach utilizing various techniques to best fit the client. She has experience working with individuals in residential treatment programs, schools, behavioral programs, and youth considered at-risk and/or homeless. Lisa enjoys assisting people with finding new ways to cope with everyday stressors as well as managing chronic stress and life changes. She practices mindfulness, meditation, and is a Certified Yoga Instructor. She can help if you are experiencing anxiety, depression, PTSD, ADHD, etc. She also enjoys assisting clients with working on healthy relationships, communication, and conflict resolution.

Debra Johnson, LCSW

Debra Johnson is a licensed clinical social worker with a part-time practice in the St. Louis area. She has been a social worker for 35 years and comes with a unique and versatile background. Debra uses a client-centered approach to focus on the needs of the person. She is able to help with a gamut of concerns including: Depression, Anxiety, Anger Management, Parenting issues, and Work related conflicts, to name a few. She specializes in crisis intervention and utilizes an eclectic range of modalities for treatment. She is able to work with individuals, couples, families, adolescents and children. Her approach involves partnering with clients to help them more effectively meet their needs and ascertain intentional goals.

Daniel Leeman, LCSW

Daniel Leeman attended Valparaiso University studying Psychology and Criminology and later went on to attain a Masters in Social Work. Daniel is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and has experience working with at-risk children, adults, parents, and families in an inpatient and outpatient setting. An effective therapist, Daniel can help with anxiety, depression, family issues, post-traumatic stress, and schizophrenia. Like Lena, Daniel has worked with adults in a forensic setting, Fulton State Hospital, and has a special knowledge of the Criminal Justice System. Daniel wishes to understand his client’s story and with them, come to a deep understanding of experiences, emotions, relationships, spirituality, and the sometimes irrational mind; the goal being to reach peace, harmony, and to attain the fullest potential each of these things has to offer.

Stephanie Lynch Reh, LCSW

Stephanie Lynch Reh has been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the St. Louis area for over seven years. She has a psychology degree from Southern Methodist University and a Masters in Social Work from the George Warren Brown School of Social Work at Washington University. She has worked in a variety of fields during her diverse career, including providing counseling and family therapy to high need patients in a hospital setting, individual, family and marriage counseling in an office setting, and serving as a day treatment therapist at a school for troubled children. Stephanie approaches counseling with a desire to understand individual needs and concerns before developing an in depth treatment plan designed uniquely for each client. She is focused on goal oriented counseling so that her clients are able to see progress as the therapeutic process unfolds. She is experienced in working with children, adolescents, young adults, couples and families and looks forward to assisting clients to gain new perspectives and to function optimally in everyday life.

Shana Richter, LCSW, CCDP-D

Shana Richter is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and is a Certified Co-Occurring Disorders Professional – Diplomate (CCDP-D) through the Missouri Credentialing Board. She received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Social Work from Indiana University. She works primarily with children, teens and adults conducting groups and individual counseling sessions and sometimes partnering with family members for additional support. Her work focuses on a number of different concerns including but not limited to: depression, anxiety, stress, substance abuse and maintaining sobriety, healthy boundaries, relationships, healthy communication skills, and coping skills for PTSD symptoms. She attempts to create a welcoming and caring environment as therapy can sometimes be a difficult process to start. Shana has the belief that everyone would benefit from the unbiased support of a counselor at some point in their lives and that is why she works as a social worker.

Dr. Bryan Pearlman, Practice Manager and Educator

Dr. Bryan Pearlman holds a Doctorate degree in Education & Administration from Maryville University. He has over 20 years experience in education, non-profit management, and public relations.

Liz Rayburn, Office & Patient Relations

Liz Rayburn holds a Bachelors in Psychology from Eastern Illinois University. She is currently a graduate student at Lindenwood University working towards a Masters in Human Resources Management. Liz has worked for non profit organization in suburban Chicago prior to moving to St. Louis.

Kaicee Woods, Office/Executive Assistant

Kaicee Woods is a Saint Louis native from Univeristy City. She is currently in her last undergraduate year at the University of Missouri- St. Louis. Kaicee is studying communications with a minor in digital marketing.

Samantha Pearlman, Office Assistant

Samantha is a sophomore at Lindenwood University. She is a social work major and a photographer.