Please feel free to contact us by phone at 972-733-0050. We are located at the intersection of Trinity Mills and the Tollway in North Dallas, on the southeast corner. Our address is:
17480 Dallas Parkway
Dallas, TX 75287
For security purposes, the outside doors lock at 6:00PM. If you arrive after 6:00PM, please locate the callbox to the right of the front door and scroll down to find Nikao Counseling Center. You will be connected to our office and we will then buzz you into the building. Once inside the building, we are located on the second floor in the back of the building. We look forward to seeing you!
New Client Forms
Your counselor is looking forward to seeing you at Nikao Counseling Center. To save time and help you make the most of your first session, your counselor asks that you fill out some forms for your first appointment. You can either arrive 15 minutes early and fill them out in our reception area, or, you can download them from this site and bring them with you. At your first appointment you will also review with your counselor your rights and your responsibilities as a client of Nikao. One of those rights is that you can expect that we will follow state law in keeping information that you share with us confidential.
Steps to take
1. Open the appropriate set of forms.
2. Print them on your printer.
3. Fill them out and bring them to your first appointment.
Nikao’s full session fee is $130.00 per 50-minute session. If you are requesting a sliding scale, it is dependent on combined household income. Household income includes outside financial resources in addition to work income (i.e. investments, trust funds, benefactor support). If you are requesting a sliding scale, please talk directly to your therapist about specifics.
We accept checks, cash, and major credit cards including Mastercard and Visa. All payments must be made at the time of service. In addition, we provide appropriate documentation which will allow you to file for reimbursement with your insurance carrier, should you have insurance that covers services provided by your therapist. Please keep the documentation given to you at time of treatment. In most cases, we will have to charge a fee to research and photocopy receipts.
Definitions of Services
Personal Counseling – Personal Counseling is a confidential and safe process that facilitates self-discovery and growth. There are many benefits to counseling including improved self-confidence, relationships, work and academic performance, and decision making, and most of us may benefit from counseling at one time or another. Nikao Counseling provides individual, group, and couple counseling for a variety of personal concerns. Common concerns include relationship difficulties (e.g., marriage/pre-marital, romantic partner, family), depression, anxiety, and stress.
Couple Counseling – Couple counseling focuses on establishing and maintaining healthy romantic connections. Partners openly discuss their experience of the relationship, clarify how they want to function as a couple, and identify ways to cultivate a more positive, meaningful connection. Many times couples in a romantic relationship find therapy can assist them to deepen their commitment or even to make clear the differences in their values or goals which are getting in the way of true commitment.
Group Counseling – Group counseling involves 4-8 individuals meeting with 1-2 trained counselor(s), typically once a week for 1.5 hours. Group members talk about a variety of issues including exploring relationships, improving self-esteem, and enhancing coping skills. Group members share information about themselves and provide feedback to others while group leaders facilitate productive communication in the group.