Neuro Emotional Technique, release pain and embrace peace.

Neuro Emotional Technique: A Pain Solution

Neuro Emotional Technique: A Pain Solution by Dr. Gaynel Nave, ND In my last post, we discussed psychosomatic pain and how mindfulness can help to reduce it. To understand that your emotions are not limited to your mind but affect your physiology (physical body) is empowering. In today’s post we […]

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Meet Dr. Gaynel Nave ND and Joshua Nave LLMSW at Health for Life Grand Rapids

Introducing: Dr. Nave and Myself (Joshua Nave)!

Hello, my name is Joshua Nave, and I am one of the new Therapists located at Health for Life Grand Rapids. In this short post, I thought I’d do a quick introduction about myself, my wife, and how we hope to bring about healing here in Grand Rapids. Let’s start […]

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Let's Get Deep

Let’s Get Deep

Let’s get deep. By Paul Krauss MA LPC Loneliness does not come from having no people around you, but from being unable to communicate the things that seem important to you. — Carl Jung         What are authentic conversations? So much of mainstream culture focuses on so-called “surface talk”: What […]

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why is anxiety on the rise

Why is Anxiety on the Rise?

Why is Anxiety on the Rise?  By Nicole Vega LMSW, CHC 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 [...] Read More



What is ADD/ADHD

What is Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder?

What is Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder? Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) involve persistent inattention or hyperactivity interfering with functioning for 6 months or longer. This condition usually begins to be seen before the age of 12. Main Symptoms There are two main symptom groups involved […]

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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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Dr. Nicole Cain ND MA explains what Gut Psychology is and why it is important on the Intentional Clinician Podcast

What is Gut Psychology?

What is Gut Psychology?  [Episode 15 of The Intentional Clinician Podcast] Paul Krauss MA LPC interviews Dr. Nicole Cain ND, MA about her new book “The Gut Psychology Program.” Paul asks Dr. Cain about the basics of “gut health” and why this is related to Psychology and mental wellbeing. Dr. […]

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Differences between a Naturopathic Physician (NMD/ND), Naturopathic Practitioner, and Medical Doctor (MD)

The differences between a Naturopathic Physician (NMD/ND), Naturopathic Practitioner, and Medical Doctor (MD) by Dr. Nicole Cain, ND, MA Lots of folks have been asking us what a Naturopathic Physician (NMD/ND) is, and we wanted to share with you a few differences between a Naturopathic Physician (Doctor in Michigan) (NMD/ND), […]

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Health for Life Grand Rapids was featured in Women's Life Style Magazine 2018

Women’s Lifestyle Magazine Feature 2018

Women’s Lifestyle Magazine Feature 2018. Health for Life Grand Rapids was featured by Women’s Lifestyle Magazine on the local business beat in January 2018. Discussed in the article was how Health for Life emerged in Grand Rapids, MI as an all-in-one clinic empowering the people of Grand Rapids to meet […]

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why you need an accurate food allergy panel

Why you need an accurate Food Allergy Panel

Why you need an accurate Food Allergy Panel Have you heard about the Food Allergy Panel? It’s been a popular test for the past few years, and with good reason! But we are hearing some people are still confused, so let’s clear it up. The Food Allergy Panel is a […]

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