As a child I struggled with insecurities and major social anxiety. I never saw a counselor for my problems because I was really good at hiding them. My parents didn’t even know how much I struggled. Luckily, as time went on, I overcame the insecurity and social anxiety by working on my thought life. At the time, I was performing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy on myself without actually knowing it. The whole premise behind CBT is learning how to control your thinking which helps to control your behaviors and emotions.
Fast forward. I never intended to become a counselor. It sort of just happened. After learning that roughly 40 million adults in the United States suffer from an Anxiety Disorder, I knew that I needed to help. After all, I had firsthand experience in overcoming anxiety.
In 2017, New Heights Counseling LLC. was born. Today, we have two locations (Plano/Frisco & Coppell) and 5 therapists. We specialize in Anxiety and Depression. We help children, teens, and adults.
When I overcame my anxiety, it felt like chains had fallen off. I was finally free and didn’t have to worry any more. My hope and prayer is that every client who comes to New Heights Counseling will experience that same feeling. Continue Reading Meet Allison Hewett of New Heights Counseling