Thrive | Emerge™


Life Challenges We Treat

Whether your concerns arise from ADHD, other psychiatric conditions or from life's challenges, THRIVE practitioners have experience dealing with a wide range of issues, including:


  • ADHD / Executive Dysfunction
  • Mood disorders – depression, bipolar disorder/ mania
  • Social Anxiety
  • Panic Disorder
  • Insomnia
  • Substance abuse
  • Trauma
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders/ Asperger's (ASD)
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Eating Disorders
  • Cognitive Disorders – Reading disablity
  • Gender and sexuality issues

All Ages

  • Grief and loss
  • Emotional dysregulation/ self-regulation
  • Trauma
  • Executive Function (EF) issues
  • Social skills / social anxiety
  • Anger management
  • Emotional awareness and expression
  • Communicating needs assertively
  • Life transition issues (young adulthood, marriage, parenthood, having children, separation/ divorce, job loss, career change, illness, death and dying)

School-Age Kids and Teens

  • Academic performance/ study skills/ academic support
  • Advocacy for accommodations or Individualized Education Program (IEP)
  • College Prep for Learning Disorders (LD) and ADHD students
  • Reading Disability
  • Gender and sexual identity issues

Young Adults Transitioning To Independence

  • Life skills deficits: daily money management, time management, getting and holding a job, academic performance
  • Self-care deficits – nutrition, exercise, regulating sleep
  • Challenges with motivation, planning, follow-through, structuring a productive daily schedule
  • Substance and video addictions
  • Social anxiety / social support
  • Emotional regulation
  • Communications and emotional expression
  • Life goals / sense of purpose
  • Self-esteem / learned helplessness
  • See section on Heron's Gate for extensive list


  • Parenting special needs children (e.g., ADHD, ASD, LD, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, substance use disorders)
  • Setting expectations, limits and consequences for your children
  • Executive functioning issues with your children
  • Communicating effectively with children

Families and Couples

  • Family communications / dynamics
  • Couple's communication
  • Separation and divorce

Work and Career Life

  • Defining life goals
  • Job fit/ career planning
  • Getting and holding a job
  • Organization at work
  • Balancing life and career demands
  • ADHD in the workplace

Home Life

  • Time Management
  • Organizing the home

For more information, contact THRIVE at 410-740-3240 or by e-mail.