Priscilla Buentello, LPC Associate

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The Value of Emotions

By Priscilla Buentello, LPC Associate / April 3, 2024

Have you ever found yourself questioning, “why do I feel this way?” Wondering if there is something wrong with you for often feeling emotions like sadness or anger? Many people have preconceived notions on which emotions are acceptable to feel and which aren’t. So what is the reality? Is there value in emotions? There are […]

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Safety Planning

By Priscilla Buentello, LPC Associate / March 27, 2024

If you have ever had urges to harm yourself, you know that it can be a scary place to find yourself in. It can feel like there is nothing we can do about these thoughts, but there are steps you can take to lower the chances that you might harm yourself. It’s called safety planning […]

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Practicing Mindfulness

By Priscilla Buentello, LPC Associate / March 3, 2024

Did you know that there is one practice you could incorporate into your life that can increase gratitude, help with emotion regulation, and improve mental clarity? It’s practicing mindfulness, and it can help with all of that, and more. And there is a simple way to incorporate practicing mindfulness into your daily life with ease. […]

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Are You Feeling Your Feelings?

By Priscilla Buentello, LPC Associate / September 19, 2023

Imagine you have just received some bad news. You’ve just been told that you have not been awarded with that promotion you’ve been striving towards, you have just been broken up with, or your childhood pet just died. Picture what you would most likely be doing directly afterwards. Would you be immediately doom scrolling on […]

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Attachment Styles

By Priscilla Buentello, LPC Associate / June 13, 2023

Have you ever wondered at some of your thoughts or behaviors in relationships? Have you found yourself looking back on your actions during a conflict or intimate moment with frustration or confusion? Some of this behavior could very well be linked to your attachment style! The following is a quick start guide to attachment styles: […]

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What is Trauma?

By Priscilla Buentello, LPC Associate / June 13, 2023

Often, words like trauma or something being “traumatic” get used in everyday vernacular without a true understanding of what that word entails. A trauma can be defined as an experience we have that overwhelms our capacity to cope. But how can we be sure that an experience is considered a trauma? “Big T” vs. “Little […]

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