Anxiety & Depression

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Overcoming Flight Anxiety

By Lu-Cheree De Jager, LPC / May 23, 2024

Imagine this: You’re at the airport, excited about your upcoming trip, but as the boarding announcement echoes through the terminal, your excitement gives way to a familiar knot of dread in your stomach. If this scenario sounds all too familiar, you’re not alone. Today, we’re going to explore a topic that affects many of us: flight […]

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How to Tame the Anxiety Beast

By Krista Bassani, LPC / May 13, 2024

Hey there, fellow rider of the anxiety rollercoaster! If you’ve found yourself here, you’re probably searching for a way to slow down this ride and relocate to something a bit more peaceful. Well, you’re in luck because this blog is your ticket to a more enjoyable and fulfilling ride of life. But what is anxiety? […]

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The Uncomfortable Reality of Hygiene During Depression

By Priscilla Buentello, LPC Associate / April 23, 2024

Most people know what depression is, but there is something in particular we don’t usually talk about. When we struggle with depression, a lot of things that used to come naturally to us may become difficult or even feel impossible to do. One of the things that can become very difficult is hygiene. This is […]

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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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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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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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Fact Check Your Feelings

By Krista Bassani, LPC / May 9, 2022

If you could have a superpower, what would it be? I think most would say super strength or flying, maybe even invisibility. However, I would argue that possibly the most powerful superpower would be the ability to read minds. Hear me out. Think of a situation where you did not know what another person was […]

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