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Spring Cleaning: Inside and Out

By Lydia Davis, LPC Associate / March 18, 2024

The winter chill has come to an end and the signs of spring are emerging. With the changing of the seasons comes a symbolic opportunity for transformation and revitalization for mind, body, and soul. It is not just homes that can be rejuvenated, we can also spruce up our minds. The age-old tradition of spring […]

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Authentic Affirmations

By Krista Bassani, LPC / March 18, 2024

There are a great number of standard phrases people use to comfort others or offer advice, such as, “it is what it is” or “never say never.” Sometimes these phrases are truly meaningful and do their job by providing a sense of relief. However, sometimes these phrases, while well intended, can do more damage than […]

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Unmasking The Traits of a Narcissist: Recognizing the Red Flags

By Lu-Cheree De Jager, LPC / March 11, 2024

In relationships, it’s not uncommon to encounter individuals who exhibit narcissistic traits. While self-love is a healthy aspect of personality, the tendencies of a narcissist can escalate into detrimental behavior within the context of a relationship. In this exploration, we will shed light on the subtle signs and red flags that may indicate the presence […]

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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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Love Bombing

By Kaitlyn DeLeon, LPC / February 28, 2024

February is a time of the year when Cupid’s arrows are flying at a more than usual rate. Cupid isn’t the only one out there throwing arrows. When it comes to love and relationships, narcissistic individuals are also out to play.  They are armed with their own kind of flying arrow. What’s the name of […]

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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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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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5 Easy Tips to Improve Your Sleep

By Kaitlyn DeLeon, LPC / April 19, 2023

Do you ever feel like you aren’t getting enough sleep? That’s because most of us aren’t. And even though the time has fallen back, due to the seasons, that one extra hour isn’t enough. Surveys have shown that around 1 in 3 adults are not getting enough sleep. Along with this, individuals are also not […]

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Real-Life Monsters

By Krista Bassani, LPC / October 27, 2022

October is mostly associated with spooky ghosts, scary skeletons, and excesses of candy the likes of Willy Wonka have never seen. However, October is also domestic violence awareness month, which shines a light on the real-life monsters that exist in all shapes and forms. These monsters are more common than you may think with domestic […]

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The Thing We Don’t Talk About

By Krista Bassani, LPC / October 27, 2022

Trigger Warning: suicide September comes with many things: fall leaves, cooler temperatures, and children back at school. Another topic you may have coincided with in September is Suicide Awareness month. Posts statistics and facts are posted all over social media during this month, but what does it really mean to have suicidal thoughts? What is […]

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