Silver linings from a year of pandemic life

Silver linings from a year of pandemic life

It is wild to me to think about how, one year ago, I had no idea what all of us were going to be dealing with for the entire next year. Like everyone else, my family and I had…

Mama, your needs matter too

Mama, your needs matter too

The topic of our needs as moms, as well as the societal structure that keeps us from meeting those needs, comes up a lot in my sessions. So much so that I thought it would be helpful to…

Why Starting Therapy Can Be So Intimidating

Why Starting Therapy Can Be So Intimidating

What do you mean I’m supposed to talk to a STRANGER?! And tell them my deep dark secrets?! I barely even share that to the people I actually know!I get why starting therapy can be overwhelming and intimidating.

Grief: 5 Years Later…

Grief: 5 Years Later…

Around this time in 2016, I had a close friend of mine die in a car accident. It’s definitely one of the worst things that has happened in my life. I can still recall the first 24 hours of receiving the news. I was devastated. It wasn’t real, and my friends and I struggled to support each other as we all were…

Welcome to the Thrive Team Alexina and Ying-Ying!

Welcome to the Thrive Team Alexina and Ying-Ying!

As I mentioned, this was not an easy decision in terms of hiring during a pandemic but it has been so rewarding for all of us. Alexina and Ying-Ying bring needed new energy and perspectives to Thrive..

2021 Intention Blog Post

2021 Intention Blog Post

So, for those of you who have been reading my blog for a while might know that I usually set an intention for each year around this time. 2020 has certainly not been a year where many of us have been able to keep our intentions, or resolutions for that…