Heather Robbins, PhD
Heather Robbins, PhD
|Professions: Counselor, Psychologist, Psychotherapist|
|License Status: I'm a licensed professional.|
|Primary Credential: Clinical Psychology - 31964|
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I am the co-founder of Dallas Whole Life Counseling, a diverse group of psychologists and counselors specializing in the treatment anxiety, depression, relationship issues and career counseling. I emphasize a warm, non-judgmental approach to client care, helping clients reach practical, concrete solutions to complex problems. I believe every individual has the potential to achieve success within his/her personal, professional and relationship life. By providing the tools to help clients let go of self-defeating patterns and overcome outdated core beliefs, I help individuals live passionately in the Here and Now of their daily lives.
Email or Call Heather Robbins, PhD at 1-800-651-8085 ext. 19475
More Info About My Practice
Dallas Whole Life Counseling treats individuals and couples; children, teens, adults and seniors. We offer a variety of treatment approaches, carefully matching our clients to the best therapist for their unique background, issues and concerns. Serving the DFW metroplex since 1999, we work with individuals from all walks of life, widely varied core belief systems and a full range of economic and cultural backgrounds. We are Medicare Part B providers. We also employ Spanish-speaking counselors specializing in multicultural issues.
My View on the Purpose of Psychotherapy
Therapy helps you evaluate your current strengths and weaknesses, and set realistic personal, professional and relationship goals. Therapy teaches you to evaluate your past so that you can recognize and move beyond limiting self-beliefs you may have picked up along the way. By making you aware of your personal "blind spots," therapy encourages you to be your most authentic self. Your therapist is both a compassionate sounding board, and skillful motivator, allowing you to regularly "check in" on your various life goals.
On the Fence About Going to Therapy?
Therapy is much like working with a personal trainer. A trainer assesses your current fitness, helps you set goals, and then provides you with a clear plan of action for meeting those goals. However, a trainer can't do the work for you. The benefits you get from working with a therapist are largely based upon your willingness to be open-minded, and your determination to meet challenges head-on. You know you are ready to try therapy when you feel like you keep hitting a "brick wall" in certain areas of your life. Maybe your old strategies just aren't working like they used to, or maybe your life has taken an unexpected turn and presented you with new and overwhelming challenges. A therapist provides an expert viewpoint--but unlike your family and friends, your therapist has no personal agenda when it comes to your life circumstances. The best way to get a feel for therapy is to simply meet with a therapist. You should get a pretty good idea in that first session if you "click" with that individual, which is essential to the process. At the very least, an initial meeting with a therapist should help you better understand the scope of your current issues. If you are not yet ready for therapy, you will still have this initial feedback in mind, should you be interested in treatment in the future. A good therapist will not pressure you to commit to long-term therapy in an initial meeting, as he/she understands that the timing has to be right for you to make the most of the process.
Services I Provide
- Individual Therapy & Counseling
- Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
- Family Therapy
- Online Counseling / Phone Therapy
Ages I Work With
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