chaos to calm
stuck to successful
alone to connected
overwhelmed to confident

Whether you’re looking for individual therapy or testing, consultation for an educational system, or professional mentoring, Thrive Collective can help. Located in Ottawa, IL and online.

What we specialize in

Children & Parents

Parenting Relief | Behavior Management

Get the support you need to better understand your child’s unique needs.

Young Adults & Adults

Anxiety | Life Transitions | Stress Management

Life is full of challenges and you don’t have to navigate them alone.

Psychological Testing

Learning Disabilities | ADHD | Autism

Get clarity on strengths and challenges and resources for moving forward.

Schools & Districts

Consultation | Training | Testing | IEEs

Expertise to effectively serve your students.


Supervision | Mentoring

Support for graduate students & practicing clinicians.

Not sure
what you need?

That’s ok!
Find the right fit for you.

Dr. Vinita Menon & Dr. Melissa Terry

We’re glad you found us.

Collaboration is at the core of our practice. We are both licensed clinical psychologists and nationally certified school psychologists from the Chicago area. We share a passion for serving clients across the lifespan and transforming systems to better support them.

On a personal level, we love being psychologists and infuse our work with healthy doses of social justice, personal warmth, and humor. Learn more about how we bring our skills and professional experience together to help you thrive.

Online Therapy

Sometimes talking to a professional virtually is best. We offer secure online psychological services under the authority of PSYPACT that can fit your schedule and get you the help you need. Our in-person office is located in Ottawa, IL but we offer online therapy in Illinois and more than 35 states (and counting!) with our online therapy services.

Provider Referrals

Do you think one of your patients could benefit from working with Thrive Collective? We’ve made it easy for you! Send us some simple information and we’ll take it from there.

From the Blog

Make the Most of Your College Breaks
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Make the Most of Your College Breaks

Why it is important to create and manage a schedule even for unscheduled times to make the most of your college breaks? Meet Emily. Emily is a college student who’s really looking forward to the…

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Autism and Gender Equity 1547 2062 Dr. Menon

Autism and Gender Equity

Dr. Menon was an invited speaker at an international conference in February 2023. She had the opportunity to share insights from her clinical work about gender differences in diagnoses, common misdiagnoses, and how to collaborate…

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How to Help Your Child Build Habits That Last.
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How to Help Your Child Build Habits That Last

In this blog, we’re going to talk about How to Help Your Child Build Habits That Last. Developing good habits is a fundamental part of raising happy, healthy, and successful kids. Habits are like building…

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Let’s chat.

We’d love to see how we can help you.