Megan Gunnell, LMSW is Founder of the The Thrive Advantage Group, a Group Practice for Psychotherapy Services. She is also the founder of the Thriving Well Institute, offering coaching, online courses, retreats and summits to psychotherapists who want to learn how to thrive!  Megan is also a speaker, writer and international retreat leader.

We believe that you deserve to thrive. With the right coping strategies and self-care tools in place, change is possible.

Are you feeling like you need extra support? That your symptoms of depression, anxiety or stress are getting in the way of being able to live a life that feels positive and well balanced? Are you going through a life transition or having difficulty adjusting to a change? Therapy can help!

Our team at the Thrive Advantage Group brings a wealth of experience, knowledge and expertise to combine clinical therapy solutions with a holistic, wellness model of care. We are solution focused and help clients stay accountable to their goals in therapy. We focus on your well-being and help you attain the results you are looking for.

Megan Gunnell, LMSW, Founder and Psychotherapist, is a leading expert in wellness, self-care and mindfulness. Her work helps clients transform, restore and reach their highest potential.  With over 20 years experience in the healthcare and therapy industry, she has extensive clinical experience both inpatient and outpatient and has supported thousands of clients through profound change and growth.

Megan specializes in psychotherapy services addressing women’s issues, depression, anxiety, grief and loss, adjustment to change and relationship issues.   She uses traditional talk therapy as well as music therapy, mandala techniques, guided imagery, journaling, dream work, drumming and shamanic journey to help her clients access their greatest potential.

As a writer and public speaker, she shares her trade tips for healthy living through a balance of clinical wisdom and brave authenticity.  Her greatest passion is transformational retreat work.  Megan has hosted 7 international retreats in Costa Rica and several nationwide.

Julia Kline, LMSW, CAADC, Psychotherapist, believes that even though someone else cannot heal you, it does not mean you have to do it alone. Throughout the course of our lives, we encounter various challenges, stressors, or life events that can take us off-balance.

In her 15+ years of experience, she has helped individuals learn how to manage their lives more effectively by incorporating techniques from Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT).  She helps individuals become more adequately equipped to regulate their emotions, practice mindfulness, manage anxiety and/or depressive symptoms, and improve/repair relationships.

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Megan is a seasoned clinician with more than 20 years experience offering inpatient and outpatient therapy services.  She specializes in helping clients live their best life with a focus on self-care and mindfulness practices and helps support profound change and growth.

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A warm and engaging presenter, Megan has facilitated keynote and workshop presentations both nationally and internationally on self-care, wellness, mindful living, care for the caregiver, restoration and renewal, coping skills and the power of awakening your spirit.

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International Retreat Leader

Megan is passionate about helping people access their highest potential and her transformative, life-changing retreats deliver!  She has facilitated 1-day and weekend retreats locally as well as multiple international retreats in Costa Rica.  She has also helped facilitate hospital and corporate retreats as well.

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