Erika Updegrove, Psy.D., M.Ed., BCBA
Dr. Erika Updegrove, Psy.D., M.Ed., BCBA, of Thriving Center of Psychology, is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Board Certified Behavioral Analyst. She received her doctoral training from the William James College and has over 15 years of experience in the clinical field.
Dr. Updegrove approaches therapy from a mindfulness-based and holistic perspective to address the person as a whole: mind, body and spirit. She is experienced in utilizing evidence-based treatment such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Mindfulness, and specializes in treating people with chronic illness/health issues, substance use disorders, and anxiety. She has also gained much success throughout her work with clients who suffer from sleep difficulties, autism, ADHD, and depression.
"Erika provides a safe environment to open up and feel understood without any judgement. She helped me understand my own behavior and what I was going through. She helped me reflect on my past in a way I could make informed decisions for my future. All in all, very helpful!"
-L.T., ZocDoc Review
"What I appreciate most about Erika is her ability to know exactly what I need. There are times I need her to just listen, and times I need her to call me out and not be afraid to be honest. It shows how she is really skilled in what she does."
-S.F., ZocDoc Review
"Erika helped me work through what was possibly the hardest and most emotionally stressful stage of my life. She helped me grapple with my emotions, focus on my desired outcomes and was respectful, supportive and encouraging throughout. I have nothing but positive things to say about her and her professionalism."
T.M., ZocDoc Review
"I had been struggling with depression after a breakup with my partner. Dr. Updegrove helped me to feel happier. I was devastated and hopeless but she helped me focus on what I want out of life and helped me build the confidence I needed to get those things. I am so grateful that I met her!"
-R.H., ZocDoc Review