Lisa Pellitteri

Writing for Wellness: Occupational Wellness

This is how my day started…wait, no, rewind…this is how last night started. Checked the weather for Monday. Yes! No rain in sight, which has been plentiful so far this season. Load my bike into the car so I could commute to work in the morning on the bike trail that runs from my hometown… Read More

Writing for Wellness-Social Wellness-02

Back in the mid-90s, when I lived in San Francisco, I used to go for all-day bike rides over the Golden Gate Bridge and into the Marin Headlands. That was a time way before kids, when time was all I had. I finally brought that bike out of hiding a few months ago and began… Read More


As has been the tradition at PRA for 8 years, the word of the upcoming New Year was revealed by Hank Steadman, President of PRA, during his State of the Firm address on the day of our company holiday party.  And this year’s word is…TRANSITIONS!  Here are some transitioning moments PRA is about to experience… Read More


My fourth week of work at PRA saw me flying off to Denver to attend a SOAR train the trainer. The training was taught by my colleagues – Kristin, Pam and Jen but being the newbie on staff meant that I was a full-fledged participant! The week long training was intense, informative and invigorating! I was able to… Read More


Each year on the day of our holiday gift exchange and party, Hank gives a State of the Firm address during which he reflects on the year behind us and contemplates the year ahead.  As has been the tradition for almost the 25 years PRA has been in business, these addresses are typically born from… Read More

With support from SAMHSA, PRA, and the National Center for Trauma Informed Care launched the After the Crisis initiative following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. The key activities of the initiative were focused on the development of technical assistance strategies and support networks that are dedicated to addressing the long term mental health and trauma needs… Read More

As part of ongoing cultural competence activities, PRA sponsors a film series where staff and their invited guests can participate in viewing selected films followed by a group discussion.  The most recent film selected by PRA’s Cultural Competence Committee was Ears, Open.  Eyeballs, Click, which presented “an unfiltered, fly-on-the-wall glimpse into the chaos and pain… Read More