Lifeworks can provide a comprehensive evaluation for our clients, both General Psychological and Neuro-Psychological evaluations.
From humble beginnings in 1992, Lifeworks has grown to be one of the largest counseling and life coaching centers in the North Dallas area.
“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.
“Helping individuals, communities, and organizations live well”
We desire for everyone to live well! We continue to grow our practice.
Anger can have a negative impact on your life, your judgment, and your relationships. If you regularly struggle with anger issues and keeping yourself under control, you might be in need of anger management therapy. Keep reading to get more insight into anger management and how you can get your anger under control. Debunking Anger Myths Anger can be a volatile, uncontrollable, and all-consuming emotion, but that’s not all it is. Before you learn the steps you can take to manage your anger, it’s important to understand what it is, and what it isn’t. “Anger is a negative emotion.” Anger can be overwhelming, but it is a perfectly natural and healthy emotion. Anger is an adrenaline-fueled reaction to an unpleasant or threatening stimulus. Expressing your anger in a destructive way can be seen as negative, but the emotion itself isn’t. “Anger is violent.” Many people tend to associate anger with violence, and assume that non-violent anger isn’t an issue. Violence is simply one form of expressing anger, but there are many others—passive-aggressive behavior, being uncooperative and stubborn, and even isolation. “Controlling your anger means holding it in.” Bottling up your emotions is never healthy, and especially so in the case…
Nearly one in 5 adults in the United States lives with a mental health condition. Ranging from mild to severe, these mental illnesses can be debilitating for the people that suffer from them, especially for those who don’t receive help. Keep reading to learn more about psychotherapy and how it can help. What Is Psychotherapy? Also called talk therapy, psychotherapy is a way to help people with a wide variety of mental health conditions or emotional difficulties. Psychotherapy aims to treat the symptoms and resolve the challenges presented by mental illnesses and can be used alone or alongside medication. Psychotherapy is similar to counseling, but it tends to look deeper into the cause of the issue. This helps people learn more about their condition, themselves, their goals, and how to develop healthy coping mechanisms. Types of Psychotherapy We offer several types of psychotherapy at Lifeworks Counseling Center. This includes: Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) helps people identify their harmful thoughts and behaviors and works to replace them with healthier and more functional alternatives. CBT is commonly used to treat depression, anxiety, eating disorders, and trauma-related disorders. Rational emotive behavioral therapy (REBT) is very similar to CBT in that it works to help…
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…