Thony's Eyes

The anticipated sequel, Thony's Eyes, is now here and we're grateful to announce that the film has garnered a Los Angeles Film Awards Honorable Mention Winner!

Stay tuned for your opportunity to catch the film.

Dr. Tate-Scruse’ mental health practice Cohesive Counseling Associates PLLC (CCA) is proud to partner with Destiny Reached Through Empowerment (DRTE), a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that is thriving to educate, equip, and empower women in a safe haven to make positive life changes.

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The short film

that started it all.

  • The Blind Passenger – Domestic Violence Awareness Collaborative is a creative initiative designed to bring awareness to domestic violence and disenfranchised family systems that have been affected by intimate partner violence.  It is based on the self-help memoir Blind Passenger, written and published by Dr. Melissa Tate-Scruse.

  • As a licensed professional counselor for nearly 15 years, Dr. Tate-Scruse was able to marry her personal testimony of failed marriage and her professional knowledge of toxic relationships to create a poignant self-help memoir of unhealthy relationship dynamics that affected her family.

  • Throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic, THONY has served as the backdrop for #NecessaryConversations – offering guided mental health discussions, providing resources, and informing the community of programs that support men, women, and children who have been affected by intimate partner violence.


Media Appearances

icuTalks, a mental health ministry at Mosaic Hope Church in Charlotte, NC, allowed Dr. Tate-Scruse to share her personal testimony of grief in the aftermath of losing her father. 

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