Opening Your Heart and Awakening Your Soul to what Matters

Opening Your Heart and Awakening Your Soul to what Matters with Mark Nepo [Episode 42 of the Intentional Clinician Podcast] Paul Krauss MA LPC had the privilege of speaking with Mark Nepo during the time of “Shelter in Place” in April 2020, thanks to the technology of ZOOM. Mark is […]

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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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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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Science, Love, and Infinite Mind with Stephen G. Post, PhD

Science, Love, and Infinite Mind with Stephen G. Post, PhD [Episode 35 of the Intentional Clinician Podcast] Check out Paul Krauss MA LPC’s interview with Stephen G. Post, PhD as he tells of his personal story of growth and discusses much of his scientific research. After having a recurring dream […]

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Rock vs. Clay

Rock vs. Clay

Rock vs. Clay By Bridget Nash MA LLPC Anxiety is one of the most common issues I see in teens and young adults. I had a ten-year-old in my office recently who was struggling with some pretty severe anxiety—especially around school. I wanted to help her conceptualize her anxiety in a […]

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What are Feelings?

What are feelings?

What are feelings? By Bridget Nash MA LLPC As a counselor, I talk about emotions with people a lot. But what are they? It’s a tough question. On the surface, it seems self-explanatory. Emotions are feelings. But what is it really? Well, a feeling is something you feel. But feel how? How […]

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How Can I Help Someone Struggling with a Mental Health Issue When I'm Not?

How Can I Help Someone with a Mental Health Issue?

How Can I Help Someone Struggling with a Mental Health Issue When I’m Not? By Bridget Nash MA LLPC It can be extremely difficult to watch a friend or family member struggle with a mental or emotional issue, especially when you can’t identify with their pain. Even with the best […]

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why is anxiety on the rise

Why is Anxiety on the Rise?

Why is Anxiety on the Rise?  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 might believe that anxiety and [...] Read More



overcoming social anxiety and social struggles

Overcoming Social Anxiety and Struggles

Are you a teen struggling with anxiety or social anxiety? Do social situations my your super anxious? If so, it is time to find a way to overcome these struggles. Are you experiencing anxiety? It is time to get Counseling in Grand Rapids, MI Adam Nash MA LPC “I am very […]

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5 things not to say to someone suffering from anxiety

5 things not to say to someone suffering from anxiety. 

Anxiety Counseling: 5 things not to say to someone suffering from anxiety.  Are you or someone you know suffering from Anxiety? These are things not to say. Grand Rapids, MI #1. “It’s all in your head!” “Anxiety activates the autonomic nervous system – the flight or fight response – which […]

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