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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…

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…

What is an LMSW Therapist?

Jan 31, 2022
The field of counseling and social work continues to develop at a fast pace and, as a result, the demand for therapists is getting higher.…

What Types of Counseling are Best for a Child?

Jan 17, 2022
Children are vulnerable to various types of mental health problems. Emotional and behavioral problems such as depression, anxiety, or developmental disorders are very common in…

Counselors in Grand Rapids – Why Does Advanced Training Matter?

Jan 13, 2022
Mental health problems such as alcohol addiction, anxiety disorders, depression, or substance use disorders are very common in Grand Rapids, MI. In recent years, there…

What is Psychotherapy and How Does it Help?

Nov 11, 2021
“The purpose of psychotherapy is to set people free.” - Rollo May, an American existential psychologist. Do you feel that you can’t deal with your…

How is Mindfulness Used in Counseling and How can that Help Me?

Nov 08, 2021
Humans are inclined to work on an autopilot mode, finishing one task after another, without giving them much thought. For example, when you drive to…

What is Counseling? Do You Need It? And What to Expect.

Oct 26, 2021
If you have spent any amount of time contemplating your mental health, attending counseling or therapy has likely crossed your mind. But deciding to participate…

What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and How is it Used by Counselors to Help you?

Oct 15, 2021
“Men are disturbed not by things, but by the view which they take of them.” - Albert Ellis, the founder of Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy…

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