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Thriving Together offers training, technical assistance, and thought partnership to support infant and early childhood mental health/early relational health. We partner with clients to design, implement, sustain and scale innovative approaches that help communities to fill gaps in the system of care serving young children and families.  


Our approach prioritizes family and community voice, increasing equity in access to care, and implementation of evidence-based and culturally responsive practices and policies that help young children and their families to thrive. 

Happy Twins


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Jessica Dym Bartlett,

Co-Founder & Director

Jess is a clinical and developmental psychologist, social worker, writer, and researcher with over 30 years of experience in program evaluation, training and technical assistance, and preventive interventions for young children, families, and service providers. She specializes in promoting resilience to trauma and adversity, including child abuse and neglect, intimate partner violence, and parental mental health and substance use challenges.

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Jennifer Oppenheim,

Co-Founder & Director

Jen is a clinical child psychologist whose career has spanned therapeutic work with children and families; program administration; consulting; and more than a decade of federal government service developing and leading national grant programs and policy initiatives in maternal and child mental health. Examples include Project LAUNCH and the Center of Excellence for Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation.

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