About Us

Every child has a genius. Every child deserves to thrive. At Thrively, we are guided by those two core beliefs. With a little ingenuity and a lot of hard work, we're helping kids reach their potential. We're helping parents understand their children better. We're helping teachers connect with their students on a more personal level. If you are passionate about adolescent development and inspired to use your strengths to make a difference, join Thrively today.

Our Doctors

This passion is shared with and amplified by our doctors. Drs. Jonine Biesman and Jayme Neiman-Kimel are two of California’s seven board-certified pediatric neuropsychologists. Together, they’ve created our groundbreaking Strength Assessment, the first and only online assessment designed specifically for children. They’ve combined modern knowledge of neuroplasticity with a desire to create a new way of looking at children and families. With this strength-based approach, we are helping parents to learn more about their children and then create healthy and reinforcing environments in which their children can thrive.

  • Dr. Jonine Biesman

    Dr. Jonine Biesman is a Board Certified Pediatric Neuropsychologist and Clinical Psychologist who has been licensed in the state of California since 2001 and in Private Practice since 2003.

    Prior to establishing a private practice, Dr. Biesman worked at a multitude of settings including nonpublic and public schools, community mental health centers, child and family agencies, residential treatment centers, brain injury facilities, and hospitals. She has served as a Medical Expert for the Social Security Administration; has been adjunct faculty at Phillips Graduate Institute and Fuller Psychological Seminary; as well as being involved in training students at California Lutheran University, Exceptional Children's Foundation, and Child Psychiatric Fellows at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

    She earned her undergraduate degree from Brandeis University and her Graduate degree from Alliant International University in San Diego.Additional training was completed at the Fielding Institute through their post-doctoral certification program in Neuropsychological Assessment and Intervention.

  • Dr. Jayme Neiman-Kimel

    Dr. Jayme Neiman-Kimel is a board certified pediatric neuropsychologist and leading specialist in neuropsychological assessment for children and young adults. Over the last 20 years, Dr.Neiman-Kimel has built a practice that has provided service to hundreds of clients, schools and expert witness testimony. Dr. Neiman-Kimel also maintains a private clinical practice providing therapy to adolescents, adults, and couples.

    Dr. Neiman-Kimel is a Board Certified Pediatric Neuropsychologist and has been licensed in the state of California since 1992. In 2000, Dr. Neiman-Kimel earned her post-doctoral essay writers uk degree in Clinical Neuropsychology with an emphasis in pediatrics. She received her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology and Behavioral Medicine in 1989.

    Professional memberships include National Academy of Neuropsychology, American Psychological Association, California Psychological Association, and Los Angeles Psychological Association.