May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and in 2020 we need to remember this more than ever. Social distancing due to the COVID-19 pandemic has negatively impacted the mental health of almost half the U.S. population. Whether due to isolation, job loss stress, or apprehension, the coronavirus pandemic is impacting […]

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Balancing the darkness with the light during the virus outbreak and quarantine with Dr. Karthik Ramanan

[Episode 43 of The Intentional Clinician] Paul Krauss MA LPC and Dr. Karthik Ramanan discuss the importance of maintaining mental health during the current quarantine situation due to COVID-19. Depression and anxiety have been common responses to the pandemic, and many people have a grief response to the situation. Paul […]

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10 Ways To Protect Your Mental Health While Social Distancing

After almost a month of social distancing, we are starting to feel the toll that the quarantine taking on our mental health. The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has forced us to slow down and be more isolated than usual, but there are some things we can do to combat the various […]

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Dr. Foojan Zeine interviews Dr. Michael Yapko & Paul Krauss MA LPC

Dr. Foojan Zeine discusses our perception of reality and living in a way that accepts reality rather than our view of the way things should be. She interviews two psychotherapists, Dr. Michael Yapko and Paul Krauss MA LPC. The interview went live on KMET 1490 AM/ ABC New Radio (Handling […]

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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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Community Resources for Grand Rapids, MI for anyone dealing with stress, anxiety, frustration, etc.

Health for Life Grand Rapids has community resources for Grand Rapids and the greater Michigan area during this time. Our staff is answering our phone line 616-200-4433, live 9-5 pm (M-TH) from their homes. We can help get you connected to the right therapist for you. And if you need […]

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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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Coronavirus: How To Combat Negative Effects Of Stress

Coronavirus, specifically COVID-19, is a novel type of coronavirus that has taken the globe by surprise. Listed as a “pandemic,” this virus can be easily spread from person to person and cause symptoms such as fever, coughing, and shortness of breath. While it seems that the virus is most dangerous […]

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