Brian Pearson, Ph.D.

PSP_9465Brian has been involved in the planning and management of Still Waters since the beginning, and started working  full-time for Still Waters in 2007.  He has been practicing as a psychologist since 1984, working for Lenawee County Community Mental Health Authority for 23 of those years.  Brian has degrees from the University of Michigan (A.B.), Michigan State University (M.A.) and The University of Toledo (Ph.D.). During his doctoral degree he majored in Marriage and Family Therapy.

Brian has had an article (Classification of Dual Relationships in the Helping Professions) published in a major professional journal and has given numerous workshops on Suicide Prevention, Dual Diagnosis, ADHD, and Crisis Intervention.  For years he also did emergency mental health interventions in the emergency rooms of Lenawee County.

Brian enjoys working with couples and families; and does a considerable amount of work with divorced / divorcing  couples for the purpose of keeping the best interests of the children as the primary focus.   He also enjoys working with families around issues of ADHD and parenting.  Brian is co-owner of the practice, having Smita Nagpal as his spouse and business partner.   Brian is Clinical Director of Still Waters Counseling.