Counseling in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Heal. Grow. Transform.

Counseling in Grand Rapids and beyond from empathetic therapists with a focus on results. Find root causes beyond symptoms and transform your life. Our counselors, therapists, and consultants are invested in your deep and transformative healing. We pride ourselves in being accepting and non-judgemental–there is no shame, blame, or stigma here.

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Counseling in Grand Rapids & Michigan

We believe in an integrative model of care that empowers people. We are honored to work with our brave clients. Counseling can bring relief, resolution, clarity, freedom, or help you overcome a challenge.

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EMDR Therapy

EMDR is an integrative psychotherapy methodology that has been proven effective for the treatment of trauma, anxiety, depression, intrusive thoughts, bad memories, insomnia and more.

Family and Child Counseling in Grand Rapids MI

Family & Child Counseling

Family counseling and counseling for children/teens can cause enormous positive changes in a child’s behavior, ability to focus, emotional issues, and more. Sometimes, the entire dynamic of a family needs a tune-up—we are here for you.

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Trauma & PTSD

Our goal is to help our clients understand how trauma affects them as a whole person. We have multiple advanced modalities proven to help you recover from Trauma. We work with our clients to help them feel like themselves again by reunifying their thoughts, emotions, and physical feelings.

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Trauma-Informed Counseling Center at Health for Life

Counseling in Grand Rapids is Where Transformation Begins

Health for Life Counseling Grand Rapids features therapists who aim to help you achieve optimal health and wellness. We are here to help you get to the root cause of any issues you experience; we are not just offering a simple fix or a pat answer. We are invested in deep and transformative healing in mind and body. We are trauma-informed counselors and consultants who understand the human body and nervous system and how brain science applies to our lives. At the same time, we value authenticity, compassion, and empathy, and are devoted to taking time with all those we work with. We will help you get your sense of purpose back.

Trauma-focused Counseling in Grand Rapids, Michigan

The Trauma-Informed Counseling Center of Grand Rapids is proud to be a wing of Health for Life Counseling Grand Rapids. We house multiple counselors and therapists who specialize in the latest empirically-proven clinical therapies to help treat trauma and PTSD, as well as trauma-induced depression, anxiety, and relationship difficulties.

Get Started With A Complimentary Consultation

Are you ready to make powerful changes in your life? Our clinicians have the tools to make this easy. Explain what you’re looking for, and we’ll match you to the right counselor for you.

Over 10,000 studies have demonstrated that if there are two groups of people with similar problems, those who receive counseling will be better off than 79% of those who do not receive counseling.

Therapy & Counseling in Grand Rapids and beyond

Health for Life is considered the trauma-informed counseling center of Grand Rapids, as we have multiple EMDR and Somatic Experience Therapy certified counselors. All of our clinicians are trauma-literate: We take your health seriously. We would like to offer you the gift of Health for Life—it is time to step into your journey toward wellness.

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Health Courses

Take a course, change your life. Powerful health courses help you work through anxiety, depression, liver health, women’s libido issues, men’s health, parenting young adults and more. Jumpstart your health with a course you can take from anywhere, anytime.

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Online Counseling

According to research studies, online counseling is just as effective as in-person therapy. And the adjustment to working online takes most people as little as 10-15 minutes for people to get used to the new format.

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Couples Therapy

Couples Counseling usually involves two people involved in a romantic relationship or partnership and is a type of therapy conducted by a licensed professional counselor (or Psychotherapist). In Couples Counseling, the goal is often to resolve conflict, gain insight, improve satisfaction, and even negotiate difficult issues such as financial problems, grief/loss, sex, parenting, and more.

What We Can Do For You

Overcome Your Challenges

  • Find meaning again and decrease depression
  • Learn to deal effectively with anxiety
  • Identify the root cause of why I feel the way I do
  • Learn how to handle anxiety, stress, and anger and feel better
  • Thrive during challenging life transitions
  • Overcome self-destructive behaviors, addictions, and habits
  • Start getting past my past Understand the behavior of myself and others better.

Improve Your Life

  • Improve my relationships with my children.
  • Learn to have the healthy boundaries I deserve in relationships.
  • Improve intimacy and trust in my love life
  • Improve my self-esteem and learn to treat myself with respect
  • Gain a greater sense of meaning, satisfaction, and enjoyment in my life
  • Improve my relationships with family members.

Get Healthy Naturally

  • Identify the root cause of why I feel the way I do
  • Enjoy improved health without as many medications
  • Receive education about supplements that are right for me.
  • Get an education on how I can live a longer and healthier life.
  • Learn about health and wellness from a holistic perspective

Reach Your Goals

  • Increase my ability to become a top performer and high achiever
  • Become more assertive and joyful.
  • Keys to surpass the status quo so that I can start truly living
  • Become more mindful and attain freedom from triggers
  • Empower me with practices to help me achieve my goals
  • Learn ways to live that will give me health for my whole life.

“You've truly made a difference in my life and I'm forever grateful for all your insight along my journey. You're great at what you do and are much appreciated.” Read More

A Health for Life Client

“I'm pleased to recommend Paul as a talented and diligent therapist. During our time together as clinicians at Jewish Family and Children's Service, we facilitated adolescent therapy groups and staffed with each other regarding the clients and families we were…” Read More

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Professional Clinician

“Paul, I think I know why I can be open with you and not all of the other counselors I have seen. Because I deep down truly and fully and in my heart BELIEVE that you CARE, about me, and…” Read More

A Health for Life Client

About Our Founders

The clinicians at Health for Life Counseling Grand Rapids can offer you the highest quality of therapy services in the Midwest. Health for Life Counseling Grand Rapids was founded by Nicole Cain, ND MA and Paul Krauss MA LPC. Both have over a decade of clinical experience and are notable leaders in their respective fields.

After years of successful practice in Arizona, Nicole Cain, ND MA and Paul Krauss MA LPC opened Health for Life Counseling Grand Rapids, located in Grand Rapids, Michigan, near where Paul was born and raised. They are passionate about providing powerful, safe, and effective tools to the Grand Rapids community utilizing Counseling, and Therapy, Online Health Courses.