Jennifer Buffalo, LPC-S, LMFT

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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What Is Self-Compassion?

By Jourdan Bartels, LPC Associate Supervised by: Jennifer Buffalo, LPC-S, LMFT You might have heard the term “self-compassion” from people in the mental health and wellness world – but what does it really mean, and how can you work on it? Self-compassion is what it sounds like — a practice of extending compassion toward ourselves,

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The Truth About Lost-Cost Counseling

Finding affordable and high-quality counseling can be a tricky business.  I estimate that the average cost for therapy is Austin ranges from about $100-$200 per 45 to 50-minute session. Longer sessions or couples/family sessions can run even higher than this. There are many reasons why therapy costs what it does.  Becoming a therapist is time consuming, expensive and includes ongoing costs

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