overcoming dormant and present traumas with EMDR therapy Grand Rapids

Overcoming dormant and present traumas with EMDR Therapy

Overcoming dormant and present traumas with EMDR Therapy by Joshua Nave LLMSW “What is EMDR and how does it work?” Of all the therapies I have used to work with clients and their families, I have been questioned about EMDR the most. In this blog, I’ll take a little bit […]

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Learn about Psychosomatic Pain from Dr. Gaynel Nave.

Psychosomatic Pain: What it is and what you can do about it.

Psychosomatic Pain: What it is and what you can do about it. By Dr. Gaynel Nave, ND Psychosomatic pain is defined as pain that involves the mind (psyche) and body (soma). The mind cannot be separated from the body (it is part of the entire system), therefore when we get […]

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Why I write myself love notes

Why I write myself Love Notes

Why I write myself Love Notes Like so much of the world, therapists are not immune to the temptations of negative self-talk and experiences. Many of us know the science, we intellectualize, and then like many succomm to rough days or past experiences and fall into the trap of negative […]

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Learn more about ways for men to mindful

Manly Mindfulness (Part One)

Manly Mindfulness (Part One) By The Manly Counselor Tell me if this sounds familiar. You are told by a friend that they practice mindfulness and you wonder to yourself “what does that mean?”. Then you talk to that friend again and they explain that they go to Yoga three times […]

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co-dependency Grand Rapids

What is Co-Dependency and what can I do about it?

What is Co-Dependency and what can I do about it? by Paul Krauss MA LPC How do I know if I am Co-dependent or am in a relationship with Co-dependent behaviors? What is Counter-dependency? All of this and more is answered in this article by Grand Rapids Counselor Paul Krauss […]

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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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The Power of Social Media

The Power Social Media Can Have

Social media enables our society to connect on a very quick platform (via the internet), and in many creative ways with people we don’t know as well as friends and family. It helps us share content to keep those we want to keep updated on our lives and organize events […]

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Why we need a National Violence Prevention Hotline

Why we need a National Violence Prevention Hotline [Episode 16 of the Intentional Clinician Podcast]   Communication is a powerful tool. It has the power to affect our moods, relationships, and perceptions. Being able to talk through a situation has ended wars, fights, and given people peace in many situations. […]

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What is Major Depressive Disorder?

What is Major Depressive Disorder?

What is Major Depressive Disorder? Major Depressive Disorder, commonly known as MDD can be characterized by feelings of sadness or a lack of interest in outside stimuli. What could be my symptoms? Sadness Interest Loss Guilt or Worthlessness Energy Loss Concentration Loss Appetite Change Psychomotor Agitation or Persistent Irritability Sleep […]

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reiki in grand rapids

What is Reiki and how can it benefit me?

By: Billie Walters, LMSW / Reiki Practitioner If you have been seeking alternative treatments, there is a great chance that you have heard of Reiki but what is it and how does it actually work? Let us start by defining what Reiki is and then we can look at the […]

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