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by Health for Life Counseling Grand Rapids

The effects of Trauma on Children and how Mindfulness can help

Dec 16, 2020
Learning Objectives 1) Clinicians will understand the types of trauma that impact children. 2) Clinicians will understand how trauma impacts children mentally, emotionally, physically, and…

Anxiety and the Teen Brain

Learning Objectives 1) What is anxiety (physiologically--brain and body) and how does chronic anxiety impact the developing brain from childhood into adulthood? 2) Why does…

What is Trauma-Informed Counseling and What is the Science Behind It?

Dec 11, 2020
Learning Objectives When given information about trauma-informed counseling techniques and the science that inspired it participants will: 1. Describe at the dominant paradigm of Trauma-Informed…

Mindfulness & Trauma

Aug 02, 2019
Practicing Mindfulness To Advance Recovery By The Health For Life Staff Mindfulness has been increasing in popularity over the last few years, but many people…

EMDR Therapy and Trauma-Informed Counseling Interview with Paul Krauss, MA, LPC

Jul 17, 2019
EMDR Therapy and Trauma-Informed Counseling Interview with Paul Krauss, MA, LPC In this video interview: Dr. Karthik Ramanan and Paul Krauss MA LPC talk about…

EMDR: What to Expect

Apr 15, 2019
EMDR What to Expect by Joshua Nave, LLMSW Hello everyone!  In my previous post, I mentioned that my patients frequently asked what EMDR was, and…

Overcoming dormant and present traumas with EMDR Therapy

Apr 05, 2019
Overcoming dormant and present traumas with EMDR Therapy by Joshua Nave LLMSW “What is EMDR and how does it work?” Of all the therapies I…

Understanding Your Young Child

Mar 23, 2019
Understanding Your Young Child By Joshua Nave LLMSW “She’s so funny sometimes. I know she’s only 2, but sometimes, she reminds me of a little…

Learning about Dr. Bruce Perry’s Neurosequential Model

Mar 04, 2019
Learning about Dr. Bruce Perry, M.D., Ph.D's Neurosequential Model with Randy Webb, LPC, LMHC [Episode 23 of the Intentional Clinician Podcast] Have you heard of…

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