Lara Pennington, LMSW, NBC-HWC


Lara brings a direct and compassionate approach to her work with clients. As a certified Anthropedia Well-Being Coach and Licensed Social Worker, Lara adopts a biopsychosocial model of well-being to help clients grow in awareness, well-being, and resiliency.

Lara received her graduate degree in social work from Saint Louis University where she is now on faculty in the School of Social Work. She has been working in the field of behavioral health and addiction for over 10 years, including serving as the CEO of Queen of Peace Center in Saint Louis. Lara has expertise in the field of education and preventative health and currently serves as the Director of Community Engagement for Anthropedia.


Well-Being Coaching, Individual Counseling/Therapy, Addiction and Mental Health, Executive Burnout, Executive and Career Coaching, Student and Young Adult Coaching


Community Health and Well-Being, Education, Mind-Body Relationship, Psychological Well-Being and Resilience, Leadership Development