Welcome to Thrive Young Leaders.

We help teens & young adults transition into young adulthood with a sense of purpose, self-confidence, and community.

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New Program!

Earth Sisters

A Nature & Dance-based Journey

of Self-Discovery, Purpose & Sisterhood

For Young Women Ages 17-20

Registration is Open!

Read More HERE.


I am the Founder and Lead Guide at Thrive Young Leaders.

I am a Certified Professional Life Coach and Transformational Wilderness Guide.

I hold a B.S. in Biological Psychology from UC Santa Barbara, and I have years of experience working with teens and young adults as a professional life coach, mentor, rites of passage guide, embodiment facilitator, tutor and outdoor educator.

Read more about me here.

"I have so much gratitude for Deanna. She has made a huge impact on my life. Deanna empowered me to become a confident person and to appreciate/respect every aspect of myself."

-Charlie, 19, Student in Santa Cruz


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