Community Resources for Grand Rapids, MI for anyone dealing with stress, anxiety, frustration, etc.

Health for Life Grand Rapids has community resources for Grand Rapids and the greater Michigan area during this time. Our staff is answering our phone line 616-200-4433, live 9-5 pm (M-TH) from their homes. We can help get you connected to the right therapist for you. And if you need […]

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On the Fence Regarding On-Line Counseling?

I’ll be honest.  When I first began offering on-line counseling a few years ago, I was a bit nervous.  I felt somewhat bewildered by the concept of it all and found myself wondering – How does on-line counseling work? Won’t this seem a bit awkward? Will people be able to […]

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Humanizing the Voices of our Times with Cameron Blake

[Episode 39 of the Intentional Clinician] Paul Krauss MA LPC sits down with singer-songwriter Cameron Blake to discuss songwriting in a way that humanizes the voices and stories of the times we live in. After hearing Cameron’s performance in Grand Rapids, MI, Paul wanted to interview him for the podcast. […]

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How to Cope with the Anxiety, Fear, Panic, Frustration, Disruption, and Stress from the Coronavirus

How to Cope with the Anxiety, Fear, Panic, Frustration, Disruption, and Stress from the Coronavirus (Covid-19) in Grand Rapids, Michigan. (And a Meditation Exercise) [Episode 41 of the Intentional Clinician] Paul Krauss MA LPC discusses the recent coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in terms of its effects on our mental Health. Many […]

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Coronavirus: How To Combat Negative Effects Of Stress

Coronavirus, specifically COVID-19, is a novel type of coronavirus that has taken the globe by surprise. Listed as a “pandemic,” this virus can be easily spread from person to person and cause symptoms such as fever, coughing, and shortness of breath. While it seems that the virus is most dangerous […]

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Beyond Trauma Recovery: The Awareness Integration Model with Dr. Foojan Zeine

[Episode 38 of the Intentional Clinician Podcast] In this episode, Paul Krauss MA LPC interviews Dr. Foojan Zeine. Dr. Zeine is an exceptionally accomplished psychotherapist, life coach, speaker, author, and radio/television/podcast host. In this podcast with Paul Krauss, she describes her therapy model called the “Awareness Integration Model.” This model […]

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Recovery from Narcissistic Abuse

Narcissistic personality disorder has gained popular recognition in recent years. As more people are becoming aware of this disorder, they can pinpoint narcissistic abuse that has happened to them. It is important to understand that breaking free from this type of abuse is especially challenging since abusers with narcissistic personality […]

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Join an EMDRIA Consultation Group Today Online & Grand Rapids, MI

It doesn’t matter if you are a Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Social Worker, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapy, or a Psychologist. If you have your basic EMDR training finished, it is important to get ongoing EMDRIA consultation to ensure that you provide excellent clinical services to your clients–and so that […]

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Authentic Masculinity and the Second Half of Life with Adam Nash LLPC

[Episode 37 of the Intentional Clinician Podcast] Paul Krauss MA LPC interviews Adam Nash MA LLPC about the process of transitioning from adolescence to adulthood as a man while understanding one’s own masculinity in the Western World. Adam and Paul share parts of their own stories which involve a series […]

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On Anxiety, Control, Change, and the Unpredictability of the Future

[Episode 36 of The Intentional Clinician Podcast] Paul Krauss MA LPC shares some of his thoughts on topics relating to anxiety, control, change, and the unpredictability of the future. He discusses anxiety about outcomes that are looming, but not necessarily certain. When we worry about these circumstances, we are seeking […]

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