September 2023

Exploring Mindfulness

By Karin Amador, LPC Associate Supervised by Jennifer Buffalo, LPC-S, LMFT “Wherever you are, be all there”-Jim Elliot You’re feeling overwhelmed with life. You’re always on the go and the days seem to blur together. When you have free time, relaxation does not come easy, and your time is taken over by scrolling or overthinking. […]

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The Complexity of Eating Disorders

By Paige Rocker, LPC-Associate Supervised by Jennifer Buffalo, LPC-S, LMFT Eating disorders, encompassing conditions like anorexia, bulimia nervosa, and other sensitive variations, are intricate challenges that profoundly impact the quality of life. They transcend age, gender, race, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, and body type; they do not discriminate. Tackling these unique hurdles necessitates specialized care,

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Compassion Doesn’t Mean People Get to Treat you Poorly; The Transformative Power of Compassion

By Paige Rocker, LPC-Associate Supervised by Jennifer Buffalo, LPC-S, LMFT Compassion is an inherent aspect of human nature, encompassing the profound ability to empathize with others and translate that empathy into care, concern, and acts of kindness. It transcends mere sympathy and extends into meaningful action, reflecting a genuine desire to alleviate the suffering and

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Religion, Spirituality, and Mental Health…What’s The Connection?

By Paige Rocker, LPC-Associate Supervised by Jennifer Buffalo, LPC-S, LMFT Religion and spirituality hold significant sway in the lives of many individuals, and their profound impact on mental health should never be underestimated. While they follow different paths and practices, these two facets of human experience can seamlessly coexist, offering distinct and invaluable benefits. Religion constitutes

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Is Self Care Selfish?

By Paige Rocker, LPC-Associate Supervised by Jennifer Buffalo, LPC-S, LMFT The summer season is upon us, bringing with it the celebrations of summer madness! It’s the perfect time to kick back, relax, and carve out some well-deserved time for yourself. Summer offers us a wonderful opportunity to reconnect with ourselves and prioritize self-care. But first,

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