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Talk Therapy in South Frisco, TX (Mind Matters)

5899 Preston Road suite 901 902, Frisco, Texas 75034, USA

Office Hours

  • Monday — Friday8am — 5pm
  • Saturday — SundayClosed

Individual providers may offer expanded appointment hours. Please call (469) 353-2893 for availability.

How talk therapy works

Psychotherapy, also known as talk therapy, encompasses engaging in conversations with a licensed mental health expert, such as a psychologist, professional counselor, or social worker, to address mental or emotional concerns.

Certain problems or issues may find more effective solutions through specific types of talk therapy. Don’t hesitate to have a discussion with a Geode therapist about your unique situation. They will formulate a personalized treatment plan tailored to your needs. If medication is deemed necessary, they can smoothly connect you with one of the Geode psychiatric specialists located within the same office.

Our therapists in South Frisco, TX (Mind Matters)

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Joshua Wile, LPC


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Tarsha Gibson, LPC


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Chenetta Kirksey, LPC


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Olga Sanchez, LPC, CMHC


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In-person or online appointments available with therapists in South Frisco, TX

In contrast to the numerous “virtual-only” mental healthcare companies of today, Geode Health establishes a physical presence in the communities we serve. This physical presence enables us to conduct in-person monitoring of patients with complex needs, ensuring the safe prescription of medications that others can’t provide, and facilitating access to the latest treatments.

Additionally, for added flexibility, we provide the option to connect with our healthcare providers online through secure video visits. Both visit types are readily bookable and manageable online, with availability within a week or less.

Most common psychotherapy services at Geode Health

Child and adolescent therapy is a specialized form of therapeutic intervention designed to assist children and teenagers in managing emotional, behavioral, and developmental challenges. This therapy entails collaboration with a trained therapist who utilizes age-appropriate strategies to enable children and adolescents to express their thoughts and emotions, acquire coping skills, and enhance their overall well-being.

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Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a psychotherapeutic approach that assists individuals in transforming their negative thought patterns and behaviors, which could be contributing to mental health issues. Its primary focus is on the identification and challenging of negative thoughts, the development of coping strategies, and the establishment and attainment of goals to enhance mental health and overall well-being. CBT is globally recognized as one of the most extensively researched therapeutic methods.

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Couples therapy is a branch of psychotherapy aimed at assisting couples in enhancing their communication, resolving conflicts, and fortifying their relationship. It entails a proficient therapist collaborating with both partners to pinpoint and confront issues like infidelity, health-related challenges, financial difficulties, or a lack of intimacy, all with the objective of enhancing the overall well-being and happiness of the relationship.

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Dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) is a psychotherapeutic approach that integrates cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) with mindfulness techniques. While its original purpose was to address borderline personality disorder (BPD), it has been adapted to effectively treat other conditions, including eating disorders, depression, bipolar disorder, substance abuse disorders, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). DBT equips individuals with valuable skills to both tolerate and regulate their emotions, manage distress, and enhance their interpersonal relationships. Its widespread popularity is evident as certain educational institutions have begun incorporating DBT skills to support adolescents and young adults in improving their emotional well-being.

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Group therapy is a form of psychotherapy where a trained therapist leads a group of people who are experiencing similar mental health issues or life challenges. The therapy sessions are designed to provide support, guidance, and feedback to group members, as they share their experiences and learn from each other. Group psychotherapy can be effective in treating a range of mental health conditions, including anxiety, depression, addiction, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

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Motivational enhancement therapy (MET) is a type of brief intervention therapy that helps individuals increase their motivation to change their behavior. It is often used in the treatment of addiction and involves a collaborative and non-confrontational approach to help individuals explore their conflicting feelings and establish a personalized plan for behavior change.

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Psychodynamic therapy is a type of talk therapy that focuses on exploring unconscious thoughts, feelings, and past experiences that may be impacting a person’s current behavior and relationships. The therapy aims to help individuals gain insight into their patterns of behavior and emotions, ultimately leading to greater self-awareness and psychological growth.

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Supportive psychotherapy is a type of therapy that aims to provide emotional support and practical guidance to individuals who are experiencing a range of mental health problems. It is based on the principles of empathy, validation, and positive reinforcement, and is designed to help individuals cope with their symptoms, build self-esteem, and develop coping strategies in a safe environment.

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Frequently asked questions about talk therapy

Certainly, both psychotherapy and talk therapy share a common approach to mental health treatment. Psychotherapy is typically classified as a branch of psychological intervention or individual counseling services that utilizes verbal communication and various activities to evaluate an individual’s mental or emotional state, aiming to address negative emotional or behavioral patterns. Similarly, talk therapy describes any therapeutic method in which the clinician, typically referred to as a psychotherapist, engages in conversation with the patient as a pivotal aspect of their treatment.

It’s important to recognize that not all forms of psychotherapy prioritize verbal interaction; some individuals may prefer alternative, more expressive approaches such as art therapy, wherein patients explore their emotions using nonverbal techniques.

While psychotherapy and psychiatry both effectively address mental illness, they employ distinct methodologies.

A psychiatrist, being a medical doctor, specializes in diagnosing and treating mental illness through medication management. Medications such as antidepressants or mood stabilizers may be prescribed to alleviate symptoms associated with conditions like depression, anxiety, or bipolar disorder.

Conversely, psychotherapy places significant emphasis on facilitating communication between the patient and a trained professional to help individuals develop the skills necessary for recognizing and managing emotional challenges such as anxiety and anger management. Psychotherapy focuses on internal thought processes, emotions, and behaviors.

In certain cases, your therapist may suggest collaborating with a psychiatrist alongside ongoing psychotherapy to address both the symptoms and the underlying causes of your mental health condition.

Psychotherapy addresses a diverse range of mental health conditions, such as:

  • Anxiety disorders, such as Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
  • Depression
  • Addiction, substance use, and alcohol use disorders
  • Personality disorders
  • Eating disorders
  • Relationship issues
  • Stress-related issues
  • Trauma-related issues and PTSD

The main goal of talk therapy is to help individuals improve their ability to cope with life’s challenges. Some psychotherapies focus on identifying and understanding the root causes of distress, which can lead to increased self-awareness, the acquisition of better stress management techniques, and improved emotional regulation, ultimately resulting in enhanced mental well-being. In contrast, other psychotherapies prioritize changing behavioral patterns and developing coping skills, believing that modifying behaviors will ultimately lead to improvements in thoughts and emotions.

Studies indicate that psychotherapy can effectively treat numerous mental health issues. It aids in identifying the underlying causes of your difficulties and equips you with tools for stress management. Moreover, therapy offers a secure environment where you can openly discuss your anxieties, fears, thoughts, and experiences, receiving support from an impartial mental health professional.

If you’re confused in choosing a psychiatrist or therapist in Frisco TX. Here at Geode Health, our dedication revolves around advocating for a comprehensive approach to mental well-being. We offer a diverse array of psychiatry and psychotherapy services conveniently located under one roof, ensuring our patients have easy access to high-quality holistic mental health treatment tailored to their individual needs.

After your initial assessment, your Geode provider is well-equipped to offer further guidance on the most suitable treatment plan for your specific situation. Many patients find that a combination of medication management from a psychiatric specialist, along with ongoing psychotherapy, yields the most favorable outcomes. However, we recognize that preferences and requirements may vary. Some individuals may prefer one type of treatment over the other. Ultimately, the decision to consult with a psychiatrist or therapist in Frisco, TX, depends on your personal goals and unique needs.

Psychiatrists are authorized to prescribe a variety of medications through in-person and online therapy. Treatments are aimed at addressing mental health concerns, including antidepressants, antipsychotics, mood stabilizers, and anti-anxiety medications. Furthermore, your psychiatrist may suggest lifestyle modifications such as incorporating exercise or adjusting your diet to help manage symptoms, along with non-pharmacological strategies like talk therapy.

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