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Live a happier, longer, and more fruitful life with the help of Positive Approach Counseling in Frisco, TX. Instead of trying to lessen your fears and worries, our team focuses on motivating you and boosting your self-esteem. We offer reasonable, affordable, and effective behavioral health services, and we treat clients living in Texas. Our counseling services are available online throughout the state of Texas from Monday to Thursday, while our face-to-face sessions are open from Friday to Saturday.

We strive to provide you with a safe, secure, and confidential environment where you can acquire the strength that you need to face your trauma. Additionally, our team ensures that our mental health services faithfully follow the regulations set by the Texas Department of State Health Services.

Our founder is an LPC-certified and EMDR-trained therapist whose specialty is helping patients cope with traumatic events. He offers life coaching services to clients as well as mental health services when requested. With his leadership, our team can aid you in managing your mental issues, improving your mood, and making you have a better outlook on life.

Our Vision

We want to banish the negative stigma that the community has on mental health by educating our clients one at a time.

Mission Statement

We aim to provide the community with positive counseling services. That is why our team creates a specialized treatment plan for each individual suffering from mental health problems. We help them gain strength to experience a better quality of life.

How We Can Help

Our team offers individual therapy to people who have graduated from partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programs. We can also provide life coaching and counseling to anyone who is seeking help in person or via video conferencing in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metropolitan area. Regardless of your race, religion, disability, and gender, we will serve you.

To Our Potential Clients

Are you having a hard time falling asleep and looking for effective ways to manage your anxiety? Have you graduated from all levels of care—inpatient, partial hospitalization, and intensive outpatient—but you still haven’t learned anything new that can handle your intrusive and repetitive thoughts despite your receptiveness to treatments? Did you already start getting back on track and work for three months only to end up repeating the cycle and desperately wanting to break it? If you feel stuck and you cannot find relief from depression and anxiety, don’t lose hope. Positive Approach Counseling is here to show you that you can get through whatever you’re experiencing right now.

Whether you served in the military, were abused, suffered sexual abuse in the past, or have lived through a traumatic event, turn to us.We will help manage your post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), complex PTSD, or other mental health conditions. Our services are available to people ages 15–66years old.

Challenges People Who Suffer From PTSD May Face

When you go to a store and watch the people inside, you can easily spot combat veterans by the way they turn down an aisle. They do not just go around the corner. Instead, they swing wide, which is called “piing,” and they do the same with the doorways. Others, without realizing, always look at their hands to ensure their safety. These habits are fine only when they do not interfere with your life. Sadly, for some of our clients, they do. According to one of our clients, instinct becomes muscle memory, and dark rooms become nightmares.

PTSD is a mental health condition that some people develop after they had either experienced or witnessed a life-threatening event. Those who have PTSD can feel stressed or afraid even when they are not in danger. This is due to flashback, which is a memory of a traumatic event that repeats constantly because of triggers and stressors. Listed on this page are some of the biggest challenges that our clients are facing, while they’re battling against PTSD.

  • Hypervigilance
  • Having a hard time differentiating a real threat from an overreaction
  • Feeling overwhelmed and having difficulty in interacting with others
  • Controlling flashbacks and trusting people
  • Managing anger and frustration; preventing themselves from lashing out at people
  • Nightmares despite them taking the right medication to control their anxiety

  • Difficulty in sleeping resulting in lack of peaceful rest, which complicates everything; some only has an average of four hours of sleep at night
  • Triggers that can be anything and can happen anywhere
  • Night sweats
  • Fatigue
  • Shutting down from others (stoic)

PTSD can also affect one’s health. Some of our clients did not want to eat, and when they do, they usually consume sugary foods that have low nutrition. These bad eating habits worsen their situation and increase the instances of heart palpitations, cold sweats, extreme hypervigilance, and more.

Some people do not understand how those with PTSD can’t control the way they feel sometimes or how hard it is to act normally when something is triggering them. This puts pressure on our patients. PTSD has truly affected the behavior of our clients. One of our clients shared that he was an outgoing and friendly person.  When he is having a bad day due to his triggers and increasing depression, he would find it difficult to socially engage and be tolerant of people. He then became more socially isolated, believing that isolating himself from others is the best way to avoid his triggers. However, isolation made things worse. Instead of letting his depression fester like a bad wound, he decided to get some help and put it to work, making good improvements.

Some of the biggest triggers of our clients are crowds, traffic, time of the year, movies, etc. This is because they remind our clients about traumatic events. When the traffic is bad, or there is a scene in a movie or television show that reminds our potential clients of a traumatic event, they can be triggered, which would then cause their depression and anxiety to increase and eventually result in lower self-esteem.

What We Aim For

Your goal is ours as well. Our team is dedicated to delivering satisfying services to everyone we work with. To achieve this, we maintain a close relationship with our clients, and we strive to achieve the changes that they want to see for themselves and the community. This includes providing you with online counseling, face-to-face counseling, life coaching, and family counseling. To further improve your way of living, our team can recommend self-help books about PTSD, Depression, and Anxiety.

Our clients have a difficult time in getting a full rest, whenever they sleep, due to nightmares. With the help of our staff members who are trained in EMDR’s therapeutic approach, the nightmares of our clients will lessen, eventually resulting in peaceful dreams.

Our team knows how much you desire to have a positive and quick solution and have others to understand your situation. Unfortunately there is no quick solution to mental health. It takes time and patience to achieve your goals. Like any skill it takes time and practice to master. That is why we continuously reach out and improve the service we provide. With our help, you can be confident that your needs will be met.

Our Ideal Clients

Will you do whatever it takes to improve the quality of your life? Are you willing to invest in yourself to get good results that you desire through hard work? Do you recognize the value of our services and want to engage in a therapy? If your answer is yes, then you are ready to start your way toward a positive change!

Our services focus on boosting your emotional and psychological health. However, if you won’t be proactive in goal setting, and you won’t be willing to try new things, then you won’t be able to fully reap the benefits of our counseling. That is why it is important that you are motivated to get out of comfort zone, eager to promptly complete all the assignments on time and share your findings with us, and attentive to details such as being on time and ending on time. Our mission is to empower you by helping you get out of a defeated mindset and elevate your self-esteem. Get in touch with us today! Our team will be delighted to work with you.

Take note, however, that taking benzodiazepines will interfere with our Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy, so you should refrain from using that medication within 24 hours before our sessions. To ensure that you’ll continually receive our exceptional services, please remember to pay on time and with pleasure. Happily recommend Positive Approach Counseling to your friends and colleagues so that they would also start living a life free from excessive fears and worries!

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Thank you for visiting Positive Approach Counseling. Finding a therapist can be a difficult task because there are so many options. What makes us different is that therapists tend to become generalists. A generalist is usually someone who is not specialized in a specific area of treatment. Positive Approach Counseling offers services to the community in which our therapists are EMDR-trained and can help clients with trauma. Positive Approach Counseling’s mission is to help clients who suffer from trauma and provide them with the tools that will help them on their journey. If you feel that you are not ready for our free 30-minute consultation, what we are willing to provide is free information on a weekly basis. It is our mission to give back to the community and help as many people as possible. Subscribe to our website and YouTube channel today to get updates on new content that we provide. By subscribing to our website today, you will get 10 Tips To Improve Mental Health as well as Moderation: Building a Healthy Lifestyle. More content will be added soon. On behalf of Positive Approach Counseling, thank you, and we are excited to help you. We believe in our community, and we believe in you.

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