What We Do

Assessments

Lifeworks can provide a comprehensive evaluation for our clients, both General Psychological and Neuro-Psychological evaluations.

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TYPES OF THERAPY

Psychotherapy is the use of techniques to assist in managing thoughts, feelings, and behavior.

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TYPES OF sessions

This type of therapy involves a client meeting one-on-one with a therapist, usually in a 45-60 minutes session.

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Who We Are

About us

From humble beginnings in 1992, Lifeworks has grown to be one of the largest counseling and life coaching centers in the North Dallas area.

Our Mission

“Providing guidance and support to help you manage life well”
We want you to live life well in all aspects of your life: individually and relationally.

Our Vision

“Helping individuals, communities, and organizations live well”
We desire for everyone to live well! We continue to grow our practice.

Recent Updates

How Counseling Can Help with Stress Management

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Stress is an inescapable part of the human experience. Though it might not feel that way at the moment, the occasional stress is completely normal and not a cause for concern. Moderate levels of stress can even motivate you to get things done faster. On the other hand, if you are constantly overwhelmed and stressed, it can reduce productivity and negatively affect your physical and mental health. According to the American Institute of Stress, 57% of people who experience stress feel paralyzed by it. If you believe elevated stress levels are stopping you from living your life to the fullest, an experienced therapist might be able to help you. Read on to learn more about the different types of therapy and how they can help you cope with chronic stress. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) CBT is often considered to be the most effective form of therapy for stress and anxiety as it addresses thought and behavioral patterns that increase stress levels. Cognitive therapy works on the assumption that it is not particular events that cause stress but the way we think about them. Based on your life experiences, you will perceive and react to different situations in your own unique…

Why Counseling Is Essential for Overcoming Addiction

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Anyone who has battled drug or alcohol addiction knows how debilitating it can be. Overcoming an addiction is an incredible feat that can sometimes only be managed with a little help, so you can stay clean, and get your life back. Counseling is a cornerstone of addiction treatment at any stage of recovery. Addiction is a serious disease that can impact every aspect of a person’s life, from work to relationships, and even changes a person’s brain chemistry. To find out how counseling and therapy can help you recover from addiction, keep reading. Benefits of Counseling for Addiction Recovery Healthy Coping Strategies Coping skills are a significant part of recovery since it helps you navigate through life events and stressors that can trigger a relapse. Stressful environments, trauma, external pressures, and high emotions are just some of the everyday situations that can lead someone to jump back into the cycle of addiction. Addiction counselors work with people to understand their triggers and help them practice healthy coping strategies and skills to resist those specific triggers. Prevent Relapse Addiction is a treatable disorder, but the chronic nature of this disease means that relapse is a common occurrence. Addiction is caused by…

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Reasons Why Sleep Is Vital to a Teen’s Mental Health

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Now that school is back in session, teenagers face new stress of balancing homework, extracurricular activities, family situations, and social events. It’s a lot for a developing brain to manage, and many teens need extra mental health support. The pressures of ongoing responsibilities and a jam-packed schedule can make it hard for people of all ages to cope with stress. Often, the most effective mental health solutions start with self-care and small, daily habits. In order to have the resilience and wellness needed to get through the day, teenagers must begin with a good night’s sleep. Teenagers and Sleeping Habits The problem is that many teens are developing poor sleep habits. They stay up too late, often spending hours on social media, playing video games, or texting with their friends. These activities stimulate the eyes and brain, making it hard to fall asleep at a reasonable hour. Exhaustion sets in the next day, making it hard to get through daily responsibilities due to lack of sleep. So, a teenager often feels the need to take a nap after school, which disrupts the sleep cycle even more. This vicious pattern takes an undeniable toll on mental health and overall wellness. Why…