THRIVE PSYCHOLOGY exists to EMPOWER WOMEN to OVERCOME life’s toughest challenges, REACH their highest potential, LIVE FULLY and THRIVE.
— Dr. Charlynn Ruan, Ph.D.- Founder & Director

2510 Main Street, Suite 201

Santa Monica, CA 90450

(310)-893-1978


Overcoming Anxiety

Trauma Recovery

Depression

Grief & Loss

Relationship Struggles

Infertility & Miscarriage

Sexual Trauma/Abuse

Difficult Pregnancy

Postpartum Depression

Divorce & Breakups

Life Transitions

Finding Passion & Purpose

Overcoming Negative Body Image

Family  & Career Balance

Boundary Development

Finding Inner Peace

Eating Disorders

Career Development 

Family Conflict Management

 

 


SERVICES

TAILORED TO YOUR LIFESTYLE 

Thrive offers a variety of convenient services to fit your lifestyle and schedule. From traditional therapy sessions at our Santa Monica office, to video sessions, beach therapy & in-home visits for new moms. We offer convenient online scheduling, automatic submitting of “super bill” to your insurance for fast reimbursement. We are a progressive psychology practice catering to the scheduling and needs of modern life.

OUR GOAL

A FULLY AUTHENTIC, FULLY ALIVE...YOU!


YOU have unique gifts and a purpose. Don't let unresolved wounds, insecurities, hidden struggles, false beliefs, and unresolved traumatic experiences keep you from flourishing.

Inner burdens are like giants rocks in a backpack you carry everyday. When this backpack is heavy, life becomes a trudge and you spend your days avoiding risk, failure, and pain rather than loving, creating, and growing. Therapy helps remove the rocks that weigh you down and gives you the freedom to be yourself, resulting in a meaningful & joyful life.

Thrive Psychology is here to help develop the skills and mindset you need to live beyond daily circumstances so you can LIVE FULLY. Fully aware, fully resilient, fully mindful, fully peaceful & fully self-compassionate.

Pursuing healing is an act of courage and strength. It is a choice to unpack those rocks and decide that mere survival is not enough. The human mind is an amazing thing. Choose to THRIVE!



SPECIALTIES

CENTERED AROUND YOUR NEEDS


Motherhood changes your relationship with the world and with yourself. Stages in this amazing journey can stir up old wounds, self-doubt, identity challenges, relationship struggles & self-criticism. It is an amazing opportunity for growth, healing, self-exploration. We support you through every stage. From infertility, pregnancy, postpartum all the way to transition to new life chapters.


Finding happiness in your relationships is one of the most important factors to living a happy and healthy life. We help you build the love you want, express your needs to those around you in a healthy manner and navigate conflicts. Make your relationships thrive while being your authentic self!



Whether large or small, everyone experiences traumatic events at some point in life. Dealing with trauma is the key to keeping these events from impacting your daily life. Dr. Charlynn Ruan, PhD explains what trauma is, how it impacts us and how to find healing. We can help you get on the road to recovery and give you you need in order to conquer traumatic events. Click on video to learn more. 


Are you feeling stuck your career or life path? We help you find your passion and purpose while providing you the space and tools to explore how to live your best life. Learn who you are, what your strengths are, and how to voice your authentic self in your world and your career.


LATEST MEDIA CONTRIBUTIONS

DR. RUAN IS A CONTRIBUTING EXPERT TO MULTIPLE MEDIA OUTLETS

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