Plano Counseling Solutions

Plano Counseling Solutions

5.0
1 employee
6 years in business

About this pro

Professional counseling and life coaching is provided in a warm, confidential environment for adults, couples, adolescents 13 to 18 years of age, and their families.  I use a variety of methods tailored to meet your each person's needs. My focus is on listening to your problems, identifying potential areas for change, and helping you find solutions that you can start using right away and well into the future.  I have more than 17 year's experience in helping people with marital problems, depression, anxiety, anger issues, and work-related stress.

I enjoy hearing people's life stories and helping them find ways to improve their lives.

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Plano, TX 75024
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What is your typical process for working with a new customer?

I do a clinical interview in the first session to assess what the client is feeling, what the issues are, and to develop treatment goals that meet the client's needs.  Sessions focus on exploring feelings, improving communication, managing stress, reducing anxiety or depression, and overcoming obstacles in the client's life.  I see teenagers and adults, individuals, couples, and families.


What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

M.A. in Counseling Psychology from the University of North Texas.

Internship at the Counseling Institute of Texas.

Certified as a Licensed Professional Counselor in Texas.


Do you have a standard pricing system for your services? If so, please share the details here.

I accept insurance from Blue Cross Blue Shield.

I accept referrals from several Employee Assistance Porgrams.

For other clients, I charge $100.00 per hour.


How did you get started in this business?

I interned at the Counseling Institute of Texas and continued working there until 2006.

I subsequently worked at Galaxy Counseling Center and Garland's  Christian Counseling Center.

I opened my own practice, Plano Counseling Solutions, in 2013.


What types of customers have you worked with?

Adults and teenagers as individuals, couples, or families.

I serve clients suffering from anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, and PTSD, as well as those with problems in personal relaionships, stress management, anger management, and grief.  Often clients are having difficulty with transitions in their life.

I serve clients from a variety of ethnic and religious backgrounds.


Describe a recent event you are fond of.

A dinner hosted by my church class at the United Methodist Church.


What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a pro in your area of expertise?

 In choosing a therapist, a client should find someone that they feel confortable talking to - as well as someone who is experienced in dealing with the client's problem areas.


What questions should customers think through before talking to pros about their needs?

Clients should focus on what issues they want to dicuss and work through.  They should also consider whether they are willing to make changes in their lives to improve their life satisfaction.