Counseling

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Benefits of Interdisciplinary Teams for Youth

By Tershundrea Branch, LPC / June 1, 2024

School Counselors and Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC) can make a great team! In the clinical world, we call this concept an interdisciplinary team. Interdisciplinary team work is a process in which different types of staff work together to share expertise, knowledge, and skills to impact on client care. Research shows that clients working with an […]

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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 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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How to Choose a Culturally Sensitive Counselor

By Tershundrea Branch, LPC / March 25, 2024

The United States is often referred to as a “melting pot” but what does that mean and how do you choose a culturally sensitive counselor? The term “melting pot” in the context of the United States refers to its diverse population, encompassing various people, languages, styles, and cultures. To select a culturally sensitive therapist in […]

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Is Counseling Right for You?

By Madison Wilie / July 27, 2021

In the past, counseling has been incorrectly stigmatized as something only for people with serious mental health issues. But, haven’t you ever needed someone to talk to? Do you sometimes feel stressed, lonely, or unable to sort through the thousands of thoughts in your head? While therapy is certainly beneficial for people struggling with mental […]

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Isolation & Mental Health

By Kaitlyn DeLeon, LPC / June 7, 2021

Given the hectic and busy world that we live in, time by yourself is necessary. It is important to take time to engage in self-care, have a weekend in, or take a break from social media and life stressors. While engaging in these activities is beneficial, and oftentimes needed, it’s important that we make space […]

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Supporting A Loved One

By Kaitlyn DeLeon, LPC / May 19, 2021

We’re living in a time, in which mental health struggles are at an all-time high. Mental health disorders and experiences occur throughout all socioeconomic ranges, races, and ages. Even if you yourself aren’t personally experiencing a mental health-related struggle, you more than likely know someone personally who is experiencing mental health challenges. It can be […]

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Healing and Nature

By Kaitlyn DeLeon, LPC / April 28, 2021

Humans have a special relationship with nature. Do you ever struggle to remember what it was like to go on a hike, enjoy listening to the ocean, or taking in the beauty of a sunset? It’s common for the everyday routine to feel overwhelming and draining of our energy, leaving us feeling depleted. There’s a […]

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Stop Anxiety Before it Happens

By Natalie Wilie, LPC / April 6, 2021

Do you have anxiety? Have you ever had a panic attack before? If so, you know exactly what I mean when I say that panic attacks can be frightening. They can make you feel as though you are out of control, in danger, or even dying. The good news is, you have the ability to […]

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Anxiety in Quarantine

By Kaitlyn DeLeon, LPC / March 10, 2021

This past year has been a new challenge for a majority of the population. We have taken on the challenge of staying home more, limiting our social activity and restricting our interactions with the outside world. When life-altering change occurs, it is not uncommon for anxiety to develop as daily stressors begin to feel overwhelming. […]

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