Thriving Families

Innovative, effective therapy for kids, teens, and families. Learn More

Welcome to Thriving Families

Child and Family Counseling

Whether seeking help for a current challenge or it has been a long, bumpy road, we are here to guide your family to a better place. Seeking therapy and making changes can feel a bit daunting, so we are here to make sure you get the education and support you need.

Therapy is done in a fun, creative, and nurturing environment so that kids and families look forward to their appointments while making progress on their goals.

Therapeutic interventions are based on neuroscience, research, and over 9 years of clinical experience. Thriving Families is here to support your family from surviving to thriving!

Counseling Services

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Lucy, Therapy Dog

Animal Assisted Therapy

Lucy is a rescue border collie/lab mix who is a special helper in therapy sessions.

Adopted Children

Tailored interventions for this unique situation including children adopted out of foster care and from international adoptions.

Kristen Poppert, Child and Family Therapist

Meet Kristen Poppert

Experienced Child and Family Therapist based in Bend, Oregon

“Trust is not based on perfection in us as parents, but on our being available and present when our child needs us.”

Dr. David Cross

Professor, Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development

Looking for more information?

Give us a call! 541-668-6891

Find our Offices:

1230 NE 3rd Street, Ste A-160
Bend, Oregon 97701

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