Emily Anderson is a licensed clinical social worker in the state of Missouri with over 5 years of experience providing individual, couple, and family therapy. She earned her B.A in History and Spanish from Regis University and her MSW from Saint Louis University with a specialization in trauma informed care. She is trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Processing Therapy and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing and her clients are often seeking support with experiences of trauma, depression, anxiety, grief, and mood disorders. She provides services in English and Spanish and utilizes a strengths-based approach that serves to fully assess and honor the unique strengths of those with whom she works. She is a PBHS therapist/coordinator providing screening, clinical case coordination, and evidence-based interventions to caregivers in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at St. Louis Children's Hospital.
Staff Therapist, Neurology Team Lead
Katherine Aravamudan, MA, LPC is a licensed professional counselor in Missouri and Illinois with over ten years of experience providing therapy to families and adults with particular emphasis on supporting parents. Katherine provides screenings in St. Louis Children's Hospital's Neurology Inpatient Unit and PICU. She offers emotional support and ongoing therapy to caregivers of children with complex neurological conditions. She is trained in trauma-informed care, Parent Child Interaction Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy.
Katherine also provides education and mental health services for the Hermann Center. She works with adults in the perinatal period to deliver evidence-based prevention and treatment interventions.
Maura Caldwell is a licensed professional counselor in the state of Missouri with over 10 years of experience in treating depression, anxiety, grief, trauma, eating disorders, and a variety of
other short-term and chronic mental health issues. She holds a BA in psychology and an MA in
clinical mental health counseling from Webster University. She utilizes current, researched-based techniques to help individuals and families coping with stressful mental and physical health situations. Maura joined the perinatal behavioral health service in 2022 and provides therapeutic support to families impacted by congenital heart defects in the perinatal period.
Staff Therapist, CICU Team Lead
Bianca Mehegan is a licensed clinical social worker in Missouri. She received her MSW from Jane Addams College of Social Work at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She is a PBHS therapist/coordinator in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at St. Louis Children's Hospital providing screening, clinical case coordination, and evidence-based interventions to caregivers in the NICU. She believes in strength-based approach to empower patients and families during such a critical time in their life. Prior to joining PBHS, she has experience providing therapeutic services to children and families facing different challenges including depression, anxiety, trauma, and ADHD. She has also previously worked at SLCH NICU as a social worker where she supported caregivers throughout their NICU journey.