Thrive Therapy Center, LLC

Thrive Therapy Center, LLC Psychotherapy services for children, teens, adults & couples. Supervision for clinicians working towards licensure & consultation for licensed clinicians.

10560 Main Street Suite #PH4 Fairfax, VA 22030 Web: www.thrivetherapycenter.com **Services by appointment only** Disclaimer: This website, its content (including any information or referrals provided by users) is for informational and entertainment purposes only and is not intended to replace or substitute for any professional financial, medical, legal, therapeutic or other advice. The owner(s) of this webpage and/or website make no representations or warranties and expressly disclaim any and all liability concerning any treatment or action by any person following the information or referrals offered or provided within or through this webpage and/or website. If you have specific concerns or a situation in which you require professional or medical advice, you should consult with an appropriately trained and qualified specialist one on one. IMPORTANT: Call 911 or your local emergency provider if you feel like harming yourself or someone else.

“Small changes over time in your child’s daily habits will not only translate to better behavior in the present but ...
03/17/2019
10 Simple Everyday Ways to Improve a Child's Behavior and Mood

“Small changes over time in your child’s daily habits will not only translate to better behavior in the present but also lead to healthy life habits that have a big pay off on emotional health in the future.“

Discover how basic integrative health approaches can be applied daily to improve child behavior, mood and emotional health.

"In these moments when we feel lost and down on ourselves, it helps to see ourselves through the eyes of someone who bel...
03/04/2019
The 10 Most Important Things We Can Do for the People We Love

"In these moments when we feel lost and down on ourselves, it helps to see ourselves through the eyes of someone who believes in us. And it helps to remember we’re not alone, and that someone else really cares."

People. Life is all about people. We don’t have to have a ton of relationships, but we all need people in our lives who get us. Who’ve seen our freak flag countless times and love when it comes out. People who tag us on memes that capture our spirit, or Tasty videos they know we’d drool over. ...

“Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance,...
02/26/2019
How Gratitude Journaling Can Boost Your Mood and Completely Change Your Life

“Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.” ~Melody Beattie

Gratitude journaling can boost your mood, improve your attitude, and completely change your life, and it only takes five minutes per day.

“Teaching our children that there is a lesson when we struggle is so important. That there is a lesson in our pain, di...
02/26/2019
10 Emotion-Coaching Phrases to Use When Your Child is Upset

“Teaching our children that there is a lesson when we struggle is so important. That there is a lesson in our pain, disappointment, anger. That problems that are hard to solve lead to opportunities.”

Our words can hurt or heal when our kids are upset. Build your child up with these 10 phrases that will coach your child through big emotions and connect with their hearts. Give your child the gift of emotional intelligence and set them up for life.

We are thrilled to share that Andréa Nunes-Gardner, LPC joined our team! Andréa is a highly trained and compassionate ...
02/25/2019

We are thrilled to share that Andréa Nunes-Gardner, LPC joined our team!

Andréa is a highly trained and compassionate Licensed Professional Counselor with over a decade of experience working with children, teen, adults & couples. Please visit our website (www.thrivetherapycenter.com) to learn more about her.

To better serve the community we are now offering services in English, Spanish & Portuguese.

Maria Ines Butler, LCSW, founder of Thrive Therapy Center, participated in a professional panel for an online social wor...
02/23/2019

Maria Ines Butler, LCSW, founder of Thrive Therapy Center, participated in a professional panel for an online social work program. She was honored to contribute to the profession!

01/22/2019
Great tips for the first days of school!
08/30/2018
Positive Parenting: Toddlers and Beyond

Great tips for the first days of school!

School is stressful, and children’s developing brains aren’t yet fully equipped to handle it. - Creative Child Magazine

03/09/2018
Oprah Winfrey explores revolutionary approach to childhood trauma for "60 Minutes"

“It’s not about what’s wrong with you, but what happened to you”... it’s about trauma and this is why we do the work that we do. There is hope that things can get better.

"This story is so important to me and I believe to our culture that if I could dance on the tabletops right now to get people to pay attention to it, I would," Winfrey says

"I’ve learned to embrace saying “I’m sorry,” and recognize that there is a lot of peace to be found in owning yo...
01/03/2018
When Your Anxiety Makes You An Angry Mom

"I’ve learned to embrace saying “I’m sorry,” and recognize that there is a lot of peace to be found in owning your own truth."

Anxiety isn’t all about stress and panic attacks. For me, it’s often about being so stressed that the result is cold, angry, bitter words.

Wishing you all a Happy Thanksgiving!
11/23/2017

Wishing you all a Happy Thanksgiving!

“If you think you or someone you know has PTSD, EMDR may be able to help.”
10/11/2017
Still Standing Magazine

“If you think you or someone you know has PTSD, EMDR may be able to help.”

Before the first session of EMDR, we established a support system so I could recover from each session. It is not unlike “finding your village” as a woman transitions out of pregnancy and into postpartum life. Following each session, exhaustion would set in as my brain scrubbed away my old way of thinking and regrouped events into new categories. The first and most obvious support person was our babysitter for our older children. [ 581 more words ]

http://stillstandingmag.com/2017/10/establishing-support-receiving-emdr-therapy-ptsd/

"The early years are about teaching, not punishing. When parents have realistic expectations about their child's capabil...
07/26/2017
Are You Expecting Too Much from Your Toddler?

"The early years are about teaching, not punishing. When parents have realistic expectations about their child's capabilities, they can guide behavior in very sensitive and effective ways."

A national survey shows most parents believe their toddlers have the capacity for more control of their emotions than is developmentally possible at t

The habit of seeing things from your child's perspective will ensure that you treat her with respect and look for win/wi...
06/27/2017
Those close moments that make our hearts melt are what makes parenting worth all the sacrifices.

The habit of seeing things from your child's perspective will ensure that you treat her with respect and look for win/win solutions. It will help you see the reasons for behavior that would otherwise drive you crazy. And it will help you regulate your own emotions so when your buttons get pushed and you find yourself in "fight or flight," your child doesn't look so much like the enemy.

We all crave those close moments with our children that make our hearts melt. Connection is as essential to us parents as it is to our children. When our relationship is strong, it's also sweet -- so we receive as much as we give. That's what makes parenting worth all the sacrifices.

Helpful reminder to take care of ourselves.
06/27/2017

Helpful reminder to take care of ourselves.

Love this!

via Sweatpants & Coffee

Children lie for all sorts of reasons but the truth about lying may surprise you.
03/27/2017
When Young Children Tell Lies

Children lie for all sorts of reasons but the truth about lying may surprise you.

We want children to value the truth and it's important we teach them to be honest. Here are some parenting tips on curbing lies in young children.

The importance of predictability and it's ability to heal.
03/27/2017

The importance of predictability and it's ability to heal.

When walking through life with someone with a trauma history, one of the best things we can do is to be predictable. The more we can predict and follow through on, the more they can reduce their anxiety and connect. As they connect with you, you open the pathways for healing. It's not in your words, it's in your presence that others heal.

Powerful TED Talk!
03/08/2017
TED

Powerful TED Talk!

"Bravery is learned, and like anything learned, it just needs to be practiced."

“If we are aiming to prevent behavioral problems which are a known precursor for more serious psychological problems, ...
01/11/2017
Infant Temperament Varies Around the World | Psych Central News

“If we are aiming to prevent behavioral problems which are a known precursor for more serious psychological problems, we need to know more about the values and expectations parents bring to the child-rearing table."

A new five-year study has investigated the behavior of babies from 23 countries around the world to gain a better understanding of how parents' values and expectations influence the development of their toddlers' behavior and overall temperament. The findings of four of these countries -- the United...

Ways to make drop-off easier for little and big ones alike.
11/22/2016
Parenting: 10 Ways to Drop Your Preschooler Off at School in a Peaceful State of Mind

Ways to make drop-off easier for little and big ones alike.

As a mom of two preschoolers with separation anxiety, I was first inspired to write an article about executing a tear-free drop off. Then realized the goal shouldn't be about how your child reacts to saying goodbye to you, which he may have very little control over, but about how to leave him on sol...

"Your beliefs, rather than your lack of ability, could be the biggest hurdle standing between the life you're living and...
10/24/2016
How to Build Your Belief in Yourself

"Your beliefs, rather than your lack of ability, could be the biggest hurdle standing between the life you're living and the life you want to live."

... and leap the biggest hurdle between the life you have and the life you want.

"You will rest happily knowing you lived true to yourself, acted with confidence, and stood up for what you believed in....
10/23/2016
10 Ways to Stop Overthinking and Start Living

"You will rest happily knowing you lived true to yourself, acted with confidence, and stood up for what you believed in. So don’t worry about the perfection of your decisions."

I collated a number of strategies for effectively reducing over-thinking. Her are some of my favorite simple and easy-to-implement insights and strategies.

Great calming techniques just in time for the start of the school year.
09/06/2016
25 Ways to Calm an Upset Child

Great calming techniques just in time for the start of the school year.

Emotional intelligence is the ability to identify and manage one’s own emotions. Helping children develop emotional intelligence is key to their success and well-being.

"Your job as a good parent is to walk with them. Not over failure. Not around failure. But through their failure. To the...
09/02/2016
TEACHING CHILDREN TO FAIL

"Your job as a good parent is to walk with them. Not over failure. Not around failure. But through their failure. To the other end."

In our mistaken definition of a ‘good parent’, we have embraced this notion that good parenting is equal to protecting our children from all harm, including – heaven forbid -the slim possibility th…

What keeps us from meeting our goals? Why are some goals successfully achieved, while others remain on our to-do list, n...
08/17/2016
5 Ways to Stop Sabotaging Yourself

What keeps us from meeting our goals? Why are some goals successfully achieved, while others remain on our to-do list, nagging us for months or even years at a time?

1. Give up dwelling on "If only..."

The balance between enough support and not too much pressure is a tough one. But you can keep parental pressure in check...
08/17/2016
How to Help Your Child Find Their Passion

The balance between enough support and not too much pressure is a tough one. But you can keep parental pressure in check by asking this question: What do you value more, your child’s journey or the outcome he may produce?

In the book Coming of Age in the Other America, researchers Stefanie DeLuca, Susan Clampet-Lundquist, and Kathryn Edin found that one of the reasons some kids pushed past challenging circumstances and managed to graduate high school and college was something called an identity project, a hobby or pa...

Powerful reminder
08/15/2016

Powerful reminder

Torri from NOTESONTHEWAY has the best/hardest timing with these notes!

What I’ve realized is that it isn’t the emotions themselves causing me to suffer—it’s my judgment of those emoti...
08/12/2016
Why We Need to Stop Judging Our Feelings

What I’ve realized is that it isn’t the emotions themselves causing me to suffer—it’s my judgment of those emotions and my desire to rid myself of them.

When we judge our feelings as "bad," we feel even worse and then get stuck. It's human to experience all emotions. We deserve compassion, not judgment.

From our friends at Revolutionary Self-Care.
07/27/2016

From our friends at Revolutionary Self-Care.

Address

10560 Main St
Fairfax, VA
22030

Opening Hours

Monday 08:00 - 21:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 21:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 21:00
Thursday 08:00 - 21:00
Friday 08:00 - 21:00
Saturday 08:00 - 14:00

Telephone

+17032676500

Alerts

Be the first to know and let us send you an email when Thrive Therapy Center, LLC posts news and promotions. Your email address will not be used for any other purpose, and you can unsubscribe at any time.

Contact The Business

Send a message to Thrive Therapy Center, LLC:

Category

Nearby government services


Other Public Services in Fairfax

Show All