Our Album of Original Songs and Stories: Motel (A Conversation with my Brother)

[Episode 48 of the Intentional Clinician Podcast] If you have ever wondered what your therapist does in their spare time, then this episode is for you. As a professional counselor, I believe in attempting to “practice what you preach.” While the human condition and various life circumstances make this difficult, […]

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Overcoming Hoarding Behaviors through Empathetic, Humane, and Ethical Methods w/ Elaine Birchall

[Episode 50 of The Intentional Clinician] Paul Krauss MA LPC interviews Hoarding Behavior Expert, Author, Consultant and Therapist Elaine Birchall, MSW, about her work helping people all over the globe be able to overcome hoarding behaviors. Elaine is a hoarding behavior and intervention specialist and coauthor of Conquer the Clutter: […]

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Effective Communication: Are you responding to what is being said, or, to what you are feeling?

Are you responding to what is being said, or, to what you are feeling? (Effective Communication Series) by Joshua Nave LLMSW “I hear what you are saying, but to me, it sounds like you are actually saying ___________ .”  Has someone ever said this to you before?  I have been […]

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Exploring Yin Yoga and Traditional Chinese Medicine Concepts with Stefanie Arend

[The Intentional Clinician Episode 47] Paul Krauss MA LPC interviews Stefanie Arend about her work teaching Yin Yoga throughout Europe and the world (via the internet). Before practicing yoga, Stefanie studied a variety of languages. After having children, she was prompted to learn yoga and realized that she wanted to […]

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How to Support your Kids’ Mental Health this Summer

Believe it or not, it’s summer! The season we (usually) look forward to all year. Three shimmering months (that normally are) jam-packed with cabin trips, swimming pools, and late nights. But now that it’s finally here, some parents may find themselves scratching their heads wondering, “How do I support my […]

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How to be an Effective Ally

Regardless of your individual perspective, background, or politics  –  the current conversation and world events surrounding unarmed black individuals being killed by the police is sure to cause all of us to feel some stress and leave us with unanswered questions. With all of the dialogue and news coverage of […]

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What does “Black Lives Matter” mean? (A Panel Discussion)

[Episode 46 of the Intentional Clinician Podcast] Paul Krauss MA LPC hosts a panel discussion with three African-American males (Remahn, Chris, and James) who discuss the death of George Floyd, the meaning of “Black Lives Matter,” and other related topics. Paul reminds listeners that if you are new to this […]

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The Loneliness Epidemic and Implications for Mental and Physical Health with J.W. Freiburg

[Episode 45 of the Intentional Clinician Podcast] Paul Krauss MA LPC interviews Dr. J.W. Freiberg about his work as a Social Psychologist and Lawyer and his expertise on the topic of loneliness. Dr. Freiberg says that there are two different types of lonely people: those who are isolated, and also […]

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Counseling For College Students In Grand Rapids

The metro Grand Rapids Michigan (GR) area is home to over 1.07 million people–as it is the second-largest city in the State of Michigan. A large percentage of this number includes college students. If you are a college student in Grand Rapids, MI, you may be impressed with what the […]

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Exploring the Physiology of Trauma, Mental Health, and Dysautonomia with Dr. Robert Rhoton

[Episode 44 of The Intentional Clinician Podcast] Paul Krauss MA LPC talks with Dr. Robert Rhoton about the physiology of trauma. Dr. Rhoton is the CEO of the Arizona Trauma Institute and has experience as a supervisor, professor, and collaborator. His knowledge of developmental trauma has been a great contribution […]

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