Find clarity, regain purpose, live fully.

Through the use of various psychotherapy methods and collaborative treatment measures, patients will develop life-changing skills to help them cope with all of life’s various obstacles. At Lakeside Counseling, our therapy sessions are designed to unravel painful issues and provide patients with effective tools to help them see the glass half full instead of half empty. 

At Lakeside Counseling, we implement effective methods to instill self-understanding and encouragement to adopt new attitudes and feelings towards life situations. Therapy is an opportunity to help you gain clarity, regain purpose, change thoughts and behaviors by empowering you with the skills to live fully. Since becoming a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in 2008, Carol Buffi has provided patients in the greater Salt Lake Valley a wide range of mental health services. From small scale circumstances, to traumatic experiences - services are personalized to suit everyone’s needs.

Lakeside Counseling will bill most insurance companies for you however it is your responsibility to contact your insurance company to confirm if Lakeside Counseling or Carol Buffi is a provider listed on your plan.

Lakeside Counseling Carol Buffi, LCSW



2832 W 4700 S, Suite A
Salt Lake, Ut 84129


(801) 314-1330

Services Offered


Individual therapy

Individual counseling provides an opportunity for you to openly talk about your thoughts and feelings in a safe environment. Together, we can discuss your issues or concerns with:

  • Self-development

  • Depression

  • Anxiety and Panic Attacks

  • Stress Management

  • Sexual orientation

  • Previous Trauma

  • Negative Beliefs

  • Loss and grief counseling


Couples therapy

Marriage is tough. Plain and simple. We help couples recognize deeper issues that all marriages face. Let us help you and your spouse remember why you first fell in love and how you can keep falling in love for the years to come.



We provide assessment, treatment, and consultation for persons with past or current criminal charges, as well as treatment for their loved ones.  We accept referrals from individuals, concerned family members, local and federal probation/parole offices, and attorneys.


Everything can be taken from a man but...the last of the human freedoms- to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances.
— Viktor Frankl