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Texas Summer Specific Coping and Self-care Strategies

Texas Summer Specific Coping and Self-care Strategies

By Jourdan Bartels, LPC-Associate Supervised by Jennifer Buffalo, LPC-S, LMFT As a born and raised Texan and a mental health provider based in Austin, I have seen first-hand the many ways […]

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A Guide for Supporting a Teen’s Emotional Health

A Guide for Supporting a Teen’s Emotional Health

By Karin Amador, MS, LPC-Associate, NCC Supervised by Jennifer Buffalo, LPC-S, LMFT It goes without saying that adolescence is a pivotal stage of development in a person’s life. It is […]

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Compassion Fatigue

The Silent Struggles of Therapists: Part 3 – Compassion Fatigue

By Emily Heimberger, LPC-Associate Supervised by Jennifer Buffalo, LPC-S, LMFT “The expectation that we can be immersed in suffering and loss daily and not be touched by it is as […]

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Coping Strategies and Self-Care for LGBTQ+ Individuals

Coping Strategies and Self-Care for LGBTQ+ Individuals

By Paige Rocker, LPC-Associate Supervised by Jennifer Buffalo, LPC-S, LMFT Exploring life as an LGBTQ+ person can entail a unique set of challenges, from confronting segregation and shame to managing […]

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Building a Mindful Relationship with Social Media

Building a Mindful Relationship with Social Media

By Karin Amador, LPC Associate Supervised by Jennifer Buffalo, LPC-S, LMFT Social media platforms are vehicles that we all use to connect with others, share our interests and life events, […]

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Benefits of Being in Community

Benefits of Being in Community…and How to Find it!

By Jourdan Bartels, LPC-Associate Supervised by Jennifer Buffalo, LPC-S, LMFT In today’s post-pandemic digital age, it’s not uncommon for people to find themselves feeling isolated. It can be challenging to […]

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The Silent Struggles of Therapists: Part 2 – Vicarious Trauma

The Silent Struggles of Therapists: Part 2 – Vicarious Trauma

By Emily Heimberger, LPC-Associate Supervised by Jennifer Buffalo, LPC-S, LMFT What is vicarious trauma? Vicarious trauma goes by many names: secondary trauma, insidious trauma, secondhand trauma, “the cost of caring,” […]

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Reducing Mental Health Stigma and Why Who You are Matters in Therapy

Reducing Mental Health Stigma and Why Who You are Matters in Therapy

By Karin Amador, LPC-Associate Supervised by Jennifer Buffalo, LPC-S, LMFT Before I became a therapist, I was once a client struggling to navigate my search for a therapist. I had […]

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A Brief on Perfectionism

A Brief on Perfectionism

By Jourdan Bartels, LPC-Associate Supervised by Jennifer Buffalo, LPC-S, LMFT What is perfectionism? The short, anecdotal answer might be the way I felt like I needed to become an expert […]

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LoveWithoutLimits: Building Resilient Lesbian Partnerships

LoveWithoutLimits: Building Resilient Lesbian Partnerships

By Paige Rocker, LPC-Associate Supervised by Jennifer Buffalo, LPC-S, LMFT Welcome to LoveWithoutLimits, this is a topic devoted to the skill of creating enduring and satisfying lesbian relationships. This blog […]

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Burnout

The Silent Struggles of Therapists: Part 1 – Burnout

By Emily Heimberger, LPC-Associate Supervised by Jennifer Buffalo, LPC-S, LMFT What is burnout? Burnout is a state of emotional, physical, and mental exhaustion caused by excessive and prolonged stress. It […]

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World Mental Health Day

Discover 12 Ways to Commemorate World Mental Health Day on October 10th, 2023

By Paige Rocker, LPC-Associate Supervised by Jennifer Buffalo, LPC-S, LMFT World Mental Health Day, celebrated every year on October 10th, presents a remarkable opportunity for individuals like you who are […]

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