Michele Frances Purvin


Michele Frances Purvin


Telehealth Available
Professions: Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Addiction Counselor, Psychotherapist
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Clinical Social Worker - 42218
Secondary Credential: Chemical Dependency Counselor - 11655
Billing and Insurance:

I don't currently accept insurance, but I can provide documentation if clients wish to submit to an insurance company for "out of network" benefit coverage

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136 E San Antonio Street
Suite 104
San Marcos, Texas 78666

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My Approach to Helping

I get it. You’re not sure if I am the right fit for you. Investing in quality therapy is a major commitment to yourself, your time and money. This is a major decision, and you may have many questions and concerns. That’s why I offer a FREE 15-minute phone consultation to see if you feel comfortable working with me. Just text or email me to schedule a time to talk.

In therapy, we will work together to become aware of your thoughts and feelings about a problem, and how to look at those problems in different, more manageable ways. I have dozens of tools and strategies that I have been perfecting over my career helping people just like you. For the past 6 years, I have focused on helping people with complex and often seemingly unmanageable problems find joy, build resilience and peace again. You will gain resilience, so that you can cope with life better.

More Info About My Practice

I am a psychodynamic therapist who is engaging, encouraging and uses a strengths-based approach to therapy. My hope is to provide you with a supportive, safe space where you can explore your thoughts and feelings and develop into the person you want to be. I am trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectic Behavioral Therapy (DBT), the 12 Step Transitional Model and a Certified clinical trauma professional.

Importance of the Client-Therapist Alliance

My practice philosophy is rooted in the strengths perspective and the importance of the therapeutic relationship. I hold a safe and non-judgmental space for you to share, build self-awareness and work together to change behavior, thoughts and beliefs. I strongly believe a successful therapeutic relationship is vital to enhancing your personal strengths and mobilizes for change in your life.

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Services I Provide

  • Clinical Supervision
  • Group Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Telehealth

Ages I Work With

  • Adults
  • Elders


  • English
  • German

Groups I Work With

    My practice specializes in college student mental health and young adult issues. My ideal client usually values self-discovery and personal growth. You consider yourself a non-conformist and are on a continual quest for an authentic and fulfilling life. If this sounds like you, send me a text. Let's talk.

Industries & Communities Served

  • Education
  • First Responder/Medical Professionals
  • LGBTQ+
  • Self-Employed and Freelance Professionals

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Drug and Alcohol Addiction
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Individuation
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • School issues
  • Sexual Assault / Abuse
  • Young Adult Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Mindfulness-Based Interventions
  • Relational Psychotherapy

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