You are the author of your own unique journey

Our Philosophy

The term "blank slate" originates from the latin phrase tabula rasa, which refers to the idea that individuals are born without built-in predisposition, and that both knowledge and personality characteristics come from experience or perception. There exists a long standing philosophical controversy surrounding nature versus nurture, and the truth of the blank slate philosophy.

The blank slate concept played a role in the ideas of great philosophers such as Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, Locke, and more recently made its way into the work of Sigmund Freud, who depicted personality traits as being largely formed by family dynamics.

In recent years, behavioral genetics have supported strong genetic influences on a variety of personal characteristics, disproving the theory of the blank slate.

Current research tells us that our brains possess the incredible ability to reform in response to environment, physiology, and lifestyle. When we focus on learning a new skill, behavior or way of thinking, new neural pathways develop. This means that our day-to-day thoughts and behaviors can create measurable change in not only our world perspective, but on brain structure and function.

At Blank Slate Therapy, we honor your unique biological story, while emphasizing the freedom of each individual to author their own journey.


We offer a wide range of services to meet our clients' needs, including:

  • Individual Counseling
  • Couples Therapy
  • Child Counseling
  • Adolescent Therapy
  • Family Counseling

When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.

— Viktor E. Frankl


Depth of knowledge and experience

Our therapists have years of training and professional experience across the following specialties:

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Payment Options

At Blank Slate Therapy, we make it a priority to keep counseling as affordable as possible. There is a misconception that therapy is expensive. However, most insured clients are responsible for a only a small percentage of fees.

Our clinicians are independently contracted with insurance companies, so please contact us for your in-network options. We currently offer in-network services for:

  • Aetna
  • American Behavioral
  • Beacon Health/Value Options
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Multiplan/PHCS
  • Tricare
  • UMR
  • United Healthcare

For uninsured clients, we accept Flexible Spending Arrangement (FSA) or Health Spending Account (HSA) funds. Many employers offer a certain number of Employee Assistance Program (EAP) benefits for employee and family members, covered in full.

For those clients paying privately, we also offer the following discounted rates:

  • 6 Sessions Pre-Paid Psychologist: $870
  • 6 Sessions Pre-Paid LPC/LMFT: $720
  • 6 Sessions Pre-Paid (LPC-Associate): $420


Teen Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Skills Group

DBT is an evidence-based cognitive behavioral treatment that is proven effective to alleviate emotional distress and suffering. With active engagement in the skills group, you will find a life that is meaningful and worth living.

The group is open to adolescents 14-18 years old interested in developing skills that will:

  • Increase awareness of your thoughts, urges and feelings through mindfulness
  • Increase your ability to cope with intense emotions
  • Decrease impulsive and self-destructive behaviors
  • Learn how to effectively communicate your needs and maintain healthy relationships

Please contact us for your pre-group assessment ($75).

The group is 24 sessions long with ongoing admission (new teens are invited to join in-between each module).

When: Wednesdays at 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Fee: $50 per session

Pre-group intake session required. Questions or interested in registration?

Call (214) 618-0588 or email info@blankslatetherapy.com

Get In Touch

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Our Locations:
5899 Preston Road, Suite 404
Frisco, TX 75034
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185 South Kimball Ave, Suite 120
Southlake, TX 76092
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8751 Collin McKinney Pkwy, Suite 502
McKinney, TX 75070
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