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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On the Fence Regarding On-Line Counseling?

I’ll be honest.  When I first began offering on-line counseling a few years ago, I was a bit nervous.  I felt somewhat bewildered by the concept of it all and found myself wondering – How does on-line counseling work? Won’t this seem a bit awkward? Will people be able to […]

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Beyond Trauma Recovery: The Awareness Integration Model with Dr. Foojan Zeine

[Episode 38 of the Intentional Clinician Podcast] In this episode, Paul Krauss MA LPC interviews Dr. Foojan Zeine. Dr. Zeine is an exceptionally accomplished psychotherapist, life coach, speaker, author, and radio/television/podcast host. In this podcast with Paul Krauss, she describes her therapy model called the “Awareness Integration Model.” This model […]

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Authentic Masculinity and the Second Half of Life with Adam Nash MA LPC

[Episode 37 of the Intentional Clinician Podcast] Paul Krauss MA LPC interviews Adam Nash MA LPC about the process of transitioning from adolescence to adulthood as a man while understanding one’s own masculinity in the Western World. Adam and Paul share parts of their own stories which involve a series […]

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An Interview with Dr. Dave of Shrink Rap Radio

On Episode #30 of The Intentional Clinician podcast, Paul Krauss interviews psychologist David Van Nuys, Ph.D. of Shrink Rap Radio. “Dr. Dave” is a very well-known psychologist, and his podcasting work has been well received by the general public, clinicians, and even the American Psychological Association. His podcast has informed many psychologists today, including Paul, and continues to provide education to a variety of people.

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Why do we have Trauma-Informed care?

Trauma-informed care is so important because it creates opportunities for individuals to regain control of their life and overcome mental health obstacles that otherwise inhibited their day to day life. It’s a strength-based framework that accentuates psychological, physical, and emotional safety.

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Meet Joshua Nave MA LLMSW!

Meet Joshua Nave MA LLMSW!

Meet Joshua Nave MA LLMSW My name is Joshua Nave, and I am one of the Trauma Therapists here at Health for Life Grand Rapids. I specialize in infant/toddler mental health (birth to 5), early childhood development, and child/adult trauma. The primary therapy interventions I utilize are: Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), Trauma […]

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The Enneagram Test

Introduction to the Enneagram Test

Introduction to the Enneagram Test By Bridget Nash MA LLPC This Enneagram intro summary may be helpful for people who have heard of it, but don’t know much about it, young adults who are looking for information that is more comprehensive than the occasional Instagram post, older adults who want to know […]

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Growing up “Black” in the United States, Fear, Empathy, and more with Chris Blount

Growing up “Black” in the United States

Growing up “Black” in the United States, Fear, Empathy, and more with Chris Blount Episode 29 of The Intentional Clinician Paul Krauss MA LPC and Chris Blount discuss his experiences growing up as a male, African-American individual in the United States. Chris talks about growing up in the African-American community, […]

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Meet Brendan Cole

Meet Brendan Cole

Meet Brendan Cole Hello, my name is Brendan Cole and I am one of the new Therapists located at Health for Life Grand Rapids. In this post I intend to share a little about myself and how I ended up in the field of Counseling! Before my career in Counseling was certain, I was a dedicated […]

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