I am in my 22nd year as a psychotherapist.
What to expect:
Respect and Support - Most people find my straightforward approach helpful and solution-focused. It may not be for you! If you believe you are fairly certain you are "ready" then let's give it a try!
Office hours: 8am - 3pm CST
Expertise - I have seen the impossible happen in person after person - 20,000 client hours! I believe people can achieve incredible things despite impossible odds because I've been there when it happens.
Three questions I'm known to ask people in therapy:
1. If you had your financial life at 100% satisfaction, what would be left to do for you to be your ideal self?
2. Why? (no matter what people say, I tend to follow by asking, "why"?)
3. If when you awake in the morning, everything was changed for the better, what is the first thing you'd notice?
About 60% of my practice involves work with adult survivors of sexual trauma, addictions (drugs, alcohol, sex) and couples recovering from affairs. I also offer traditional general mental health counseling for depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorder, particularly post-hospitalization or adults who are noticing symptoms for the first time. Other services include pre-surgery psych evals and group therapy.
A few other notes about me
I authored a workbook for couples, Infidelity Recovery Workbook for Couples: Tools and Exercises to Rebuild Your Relationship that has ranked in the top 100 Dating Books on Amazon since it's release in 2021.
Additional areas of focus: Abandonment, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Attachment Issues, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Divorce and Separation, Family of Origin Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Infidelity, Isolation / Loneliness, Life Purpose, Midlife Crisis, Money and Financial Issues, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Post-traumatic Stress, Prejudice and Discrimination, Self-Love, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues
Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Existential Therapy, Gottman Method, Motivational Interviewing, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
TX LPC 17013
Dr. Monique Thompson supports me in gathering tools, recognizing my strengths, and trusting the wisdom that I already possess.
Written on Jul 11, 2023 after therapy with Dr. Monique for 1 month
Dr. Thompson listens well and is patient and compassionate while speaking the truth into my situation at the same time. She allows me to work through things without pushing me towards one way or another, and her insights help me obtain the tools to continue moving forward in my healing journey.
Written on Jun 20, 2023 after therapy with Dr. Monique for 11 months
Ms. Thompson is a God fearing woman who truly understands what I’m experiencing and most definitely listens and provides godly advice and well as her expertise in counseling.
Written on Apr 29, 2023 after therapy with Dr. Monique for 4 weeks on issues concerning coping with life changes
Lovely and compassionate highly recommended
Written on Apr 12, 2023 after therapy with Dr. Monique for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, sleeping disorders, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, coaching, compassion fatigue, and adhd
I feel incredibly fortunate to have found the expertise of Monique Thompson. Her depth and breadth of knowledge, the versatility and flexibility in her range of approaches, and how she challenges you while genuinely making a connection, all make her an elite professional.
Written on Mar 14, 2023 after therapy with Dr. Monique for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and lgbt
Thank you for being there when I’m worried or happy at times you the only one listen to me when I cry
Written on Feb 13, 2023 after therapy with Dr. Monique for 6 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, family conflicts, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and adhd