The Intentional Clinician, Episode 20

Reflections on Ten Years of Providing Psychotherapy (Part 1) [Episode 20 of The Intentional Clinician Podcast]

Reflections on Ten Years of Providing Psychotherapy (Part 1) [Episode 20 of The Intentional Clinician Podcast] Paul Krauss MA LPC reflects on his ten years of providing psychotherapy. Paul has worked  in a variety of different roles as he has provided therapy to people from diverse populations and socioeconomic demographics. […]

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why is anxiety on the rise

Why is Anxiety on the Rise?

Why is Anxiety on the Rise?  By Nicole Vega LMSW, CHC As someone who has been working in the mental health field for over a decade, one trend I have noticed is that anxiety is on the rise. With all the advancements in medications, therapies, and access to information one [...] Read More



What is ADD/ADHD

What is Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder?

What is Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder? Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) involve persistent inattention or hyperactivity interfering with functioning for 6 months or longer. This condition usually begins to be seen before the age of 12. Main Symptoms There are two main symptom groups involved […]

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Meet Sarah

Meet Clinical Health Coach Sarah Bramstedt, M.Ed., CHHC

From the desk of Coach Sarah: “Being healthy shouldn’t have to be hard.” This is what I had read online by a website trying to sell me a one-size-fits-all program. This is what we are subconsciously told everywhere we look--eat clean, exercise more...practice self-care… it’s simple. But what if it [...] Read More



EMDR Therapy

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy

EMDR Therapy in Grand Rapids, MI Health for Life Grand Rapids is a trauma-informed integrative counseling and health center in West Michigan. All of our staff is trauma-informed and trained, multiple counselors are EMDR trained, and we have one therapist that is trained in Somatic Experiencing Technique. Eye Movement Desensitization [...] Read More



Clinical Health Coaching

Health for Life Grand Rapids now features Clinical Health Coach Sarah Bramstedt who provides a range of programs customized to help you improve your health. What is Clinical Health Coaching? 1:1 Health Coaching is a wellness partnership for people who feel stuck or frustrated by trial-and-error in their pursuit of [...] Read More



Health Coaching Programs

Get the Answers You Need: Laboratory Testing & Coaching for Optimal Gut Health Food Sensitivity Testing & Health Coaching Take the guesswork out of finding the diet that is best for your unique body, and eliminate nasty side effects of food sensitivities like fatigue, bloating, constipation, IBS, gas, brain fog [...] Read More



Surviving Human Trafficking and What's Next w/ Joyce Haskett and Jeremy Norwood (Episode 19)

Human Trafficking: A Story of Survival

Surviving Human Trafficking and What’s Next w/ Joyce Haskett and Jeremy Norwood [Episode 19 of the Intentional Clinician Podcast] In this episode, a survivor of Human Trafficking tells her story. Joyce Haskett tells of the low lows of the abuse she suffered while being trafficked as well as her miraculous [...] Read More



The Manly Counselor

Introducing: The Manly Counselor

There is a clear problem today in America with suicide being one of the top ten causes of death (1) for men in America. Suicide grows to being one of the top three causes of death between the ages of 10-45 (2) which is a staggering thought that one of [...] Read More



Substance Abuse

Substance Use Disorder

Are you or someone you know suffering from a Substance Use Disorder? If you use more substance than you intend too, have failed to cut back from substances, or spend excessive time in obtaining, using, or recovering from substance use– you may be suffering from a substance use disorder. It […]

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