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by Health for Life Counseling Grand Rapids

What are flashbacks and intrusive thoughts? And how can counseling help?

Mar 31, 2022
Having flashbacks and intrusive thoughts is common among people who’ve experienced trauma. When this happens, people re-experience a past traumatic event, and the event is…

The Healing Process starts in the Discomfort (Dealing with the Emotional Detox from Trauma and Substance Use) with David Fraijo

Mar 28, 2022
[Episode 83 of The Intentional Clinician Podcast] David Fraijo is interviewed by Paul Krauss MA LPC (part 1 of their conversation). David and Paul talk about…

Point of View: A Business Owner. (Why giving your employees mental health benefits increases your ability to have content and productive employees)

Mar 23, 2022
As the pandemic goes on and the global social, political, and economic environment gets increasingly tense, people become more and more vulnerable to various psychological…

How to have conversations without having your reality invalidated or imposing your reality onto someone else with Joelle Prevost, LCSW

Mar 18, 2022
[Episode 82 of The Intentional Clinician Podcast] Joelle Prevost LCSW discusses her book "The Conversation Guide: How to Skillfully Communicate, Set Boundaries, and Be Understood"…

What is a Child Behavioral Therapist?

Mar 14, 2022
Anxiety, behavioral, and mood disorders are some of the most common mental health problems children face these days. Unfortunately, parents often find it hard to…

Differences between a Psychologist and a Therapist (Counselor/ Social Worker)

Mar 08, 2022
People who seek therapy from mental health professionals often get confused about the difference between psychologists and therapists. Indeed, if you aren’t aware of the…

Phone addiction: Is it real? What can we do about it?

Mar 03, 2022
Without a doubt, using smartphones is an integral part of our daily routines. We wake up checking our phones and go to bed with them…

Recovery from Self-Harm, Trauma, and inspiring others through being authentic about our mental health with Amy Minh Hahn Corey

Mar 01, 2022
[Episode 81 of The Intentional Clinician Podcast] Paul Krauss MA LPC interviews Amy Minh Hahn Corey about her recovery from self-harm and trauma in this…

Authenticity, Boundaries, Defensiveness, and Non-Violent Communication

Feb 24, 2022
Authenticity To be authentic, we must not assume we are correct about anything. If we do, we cannot fully be present with someone while they…

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