Dr. Bruce Perry M.D., Ph.D’s Neurosequential Model on the Intentional Clinician Podcast

Learning about Dr. Bruce Perry, M.D., Ph.D’s Neurosequential Model [Episode 23 of the Intentional Clinician Podcast]

Learning about Dr. Bruce Perry, M.D., Ph.D’s Neurosequential Model with Randy Webb, LPC, LMHC [Episode 23 of the Intentional Clinician Podcast] Have you heard of the Neurosequential Model that has been created by Dr. Bruce Perry M.D., Ph. D.? It sounds complicated, but it is actually easier to understand that […]

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Childhood Trauma is a Public Health Crisis

Childhood Trauma is a Public Health Crisis

According to recent sociological, psychological, and physical health studies, public health officials are beginning to identify the short-term and long-term effects of childhood trauma and traumic experiences can be as serious as the outbreak of a disease, such as influenza or Hepatitis A. In fact, the scientific and sociological evidence […]

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EMDR Therapy

An Introduction to EMDR Therapy

An Introduction to EMDR Therapy by Nicole Vega, LMSW      Brought to you by popular demand, I am here today to talk to you about about EMDR, which is a therapy platform that I have been recently trained in. I think it is fantastic and it might be […]

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Interviewing Paul Krauss

How is Health for Life Different?

How is Health for Life Different? This Week, Grand Valley State University student Ana, interviewed Health for Life’s Paul Krauss. Ana: Thank you for agreeing to answer my Questions. Paul Krauss MA LPC: Absolutely Ana. Ana: What services does Health for Life offer? Paul Krauss MA LPC: Well, we have […]

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Trauma and PTSD

What You Need to Know about PTSD & Trauma

What You Need to Know about PTSD & Trauma Have you been suffering from PTSD or Trauma? If you have experienced trauma, witnessed trauma, learned of violent trauma done to loved ones, or experienced any of the symptoms below for one month or longer and, as a result are suffering […]

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Somatic Experiencing Therapy

What is Somatic Experiencing Therapy?

What is Somatic Experiencing Therapy? by John Curphey, MDiv MA LMFT Before we get into the topic of Somatic Experiencing Therapy, I want to discuss parenting and emotions as a preparation. Parenting can be tough today. Sometimes children seem defiant. It takes the right “touch” as a parent to find that […]

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What is Trauma, PTSD, and EMDR? A podcast by Paul Krauss MA LPC (the intentional clinician)

What is Trauma, PTSD, and EMDR therapy?

Trauma, PTSD, Recovery from trauma, cultural trauma, EMDR therapy, and other treatments. [Episode 13 of the Intentional Clinician Podcast] Paul Krauss MA LPC has a new podcast you can listen to for free. He discusses the following topics: trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder, EMDR therapy, trauma-informed treatment, recovery from trauma and […]

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Blue Cross Blue Shield is one of the insurances that Health for Life Grand Rapids accepts.

A Guide To Using Your Insurance for Counseling Services

A Guide To Using Your Health Insurance for Counseling Services When to Utilize Insurance For Counseling Services Many people want to utilize their insurance when looking for counseling and therapy services. Often times, this makes perfect economic sense. Yet, there are many times when it is actually financially detrimental to […]

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