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What is EMDR Therapy and Why Is Everyone Talking About It?

By Jennifer Buffalo, LPC-S, LMFT If you’ve been exploring the world of therapy and mental health, you may have come across the acronym “EMDR” quite frequently. It stands for Eye […]

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How To Make Changes With Self-Compassion

By Jourdan Bartels, LPC Associate Supervised by: Jennifer Buffalo, LPC-S, LMFT Often, when we begin to identify that we’d like to change one or more aspects of our life, whether […]

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What Your Therapist Wishes She Could Say To You (and make you believe)

By: Paige Rocker, LPC-Associate (Supervised by Jennifer Buffalo, LPC-S, LMFT) The mornings come quickly for me. I lose track of time, waiting until the last minute to grind my coffee […]

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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 […]

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Analysis of a “Good Therapist”

By Paige Rocker, LPC Associate Supervised by: Jennifer Buffalo, LPC-S, LMFT Have you ever thought about what a “good therapist means to you”? In the mental health realm, as a […]

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Tips for Finding an Actually Affirming Therapist for LGBTQIA+ Folks

By Jourdan Bartels, LPC Associate Supervised by: Jennifer Buffalo, LPC-S, LMFT Competent, affirming mental health care is crucial for the LGBTQIA+ community, who experience higher rates of mental health struggles […]

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Gender Affirming Care as a Therapist

By Paige Rocker, LPC Associate Supervised by Jennifer Buffalo, LPC-S, LMFT What first comes to mind when you hear “Gender affirming therapist?” What does it mean to you? I remember […]

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Boundaries: Home for the Holidays

By Jourdan Bartels, LPC Associate Supervised by Jennifer Buffalo, LPC-S, LMFT For many of us, the holiday season is often filled with so many emotions: joy, love, gratitude, stress, grief, […]

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The True Cost: Money and Mental Health

Money is a complicated topic, and money issues are so prevalent that for many it can feel like an unavoidable part of life. Whether you are a therapist or a […]

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Is a support group the same as therapy?

Support Groups Versus Group Therapy-Which is Right for You? When you begin considering options to improve your mental and emotional well-being, there are many options available, meaning there is something […]

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Meet the Associates

Hello there! We’re so glad you’ve landed on our website. Today we are excited to introduce the current group of LPC-associates that are part of Luminary Counseling PLLC. Instead of […]

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Meet Owner and Clinical Director, Jennifer Williams Buffalo MA, LPC-S, LMFT, NCC

Luminary Counseling, PLLC is owned and operated by our fearless leader, Clinical Director and Owner, Jennifer Williams Buffalo MA, LPC-S, LMFT, NCC. Beginning her education as a pre-law student at […]

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