Monthly Archives: March 2018

Understanding Common Traumatic Experiences

Traumatic Event Therapist Coon Rapids, MNThe importance of understanding common traumatic experiences cannot be overstated. Many of us are taught to deny the impact of traumatic experiences on our lives. Doing so can actually cause the trauma to take root and to be re-experienced sometimes for your entire life. Laurie Grengs, a licensed therapist with more than three decades of experience, specializes in trauma recovery counseling and understands that gaining insight into traumatic experiences can free us up to live more fulfilling lives.

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Personal Issues Counseling Coon Rapids

Personal Issues Counseling Coon RapidsOne of the most challenging tasks we face when confronting our personal issues is understanding and acknowledging that we are not alone. There is always help available to those who ask and who search for it. If you’re here, that means you’re already well on your way to making progress in your own life. At The International Center for the Attainment of Love and Joy, Laurie Grengs works with individuals struggling through personal issues, including anger management, depression, trauma, and more. If you’re looking for a Coon Rapids, MN personal issues counselor who can help you confront and move beyond your challenges, you can find peace with Laurie Grengs.

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Depression Therapist for Adults

Depression Therapist Coon RapidsIf you think that you might be experiencing the effects of depression, Laurie Grengs can help you. Depression does not always provide you with convenient or obvious symptoms that indicate that you should or need to seek help. It can sneak up on you, allowing you to get used to the changes that take place in your life as it establishes itself. So if you are feeling like you have experienced something that is not improving in your life, consider seeking the help of a therapist.

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Personal Life Coaching

Personal Life CoachingLife isn’t easy. No one makes any promises about life being a simple thing to get through, especially to get through with the happiness you deserve. But we all do deserve to be happy and to meet our personal and professional goals. In order to do that, though, it can sometimes take more than self-motivation to get where we want to go. At The International Center for the Attainment of Love and Joy, Laurie Grengs works with individuals to help create and achieve goals in their personal and professional lives. As a Coon Rapids, Blaine, Anoka and Andover, MN personal life coach, Laure Grengs can help you work through the challenges that hold you back, manage your expectations for yourself and those around you, create and reach goals, and more.

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Anger Management Classes MN

Anger Management Classes MNThe first thing you should know about anger management classes is that they’re not intended to cure your anger, change your personality, or fix you. Anger management is nothing more than what it appears to be; a means of managing anger. Though these classes might help you feel less angry less frequently, the goal truly is to help you learn how to recognize and manage your anger so that it doesn’t manifest in unhealthy ways. At The International Center for the Attainment of Love and Joy, Laurie Grengs focuses on promoting inner peace, which is imperative for those struggling with anger. If you’re looking for Coon Rapids, MN anger management classes, whether you’re choosing to come on your own or fulfilling a requirement, you’ll find a helpful and understanding confidante in Laurie Grengs.

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Adolescent Therapy, MN

Adolescent Therapy, MNYoung people—adolescents, specifically—are entering a pivotal time in life at an interesting and sometimes harrowing time in our history.  Adolescents are working toward getting their driver’s’ licenses, and high school seniors are facing the idea of socializing out of their homes.  More adolescents are experiencing depression and anxiety than ever before.  Identifying the larger societal causes of these phenomena may be difficult or impossible to achieve.  If you or your adolescent loved-one lives in the Coon Rapids area, Laurie Grengs is a licensed therapist who specializes in adolescent therapy and can help your teen through the difficult times they face and help them make positive and productive decisions.

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Couples Counseling Coon Rapids, MN Area

Couples Counseling Coon Rapids, MN AreaOn your wedding day, with your whole life in front of you, it is easy to think that your life will be a fairy tale. After all, you’ve found the love of your life and the two of you can conquer any problems that arise. What is hard to see on that magical day is that life can present unexpected challenges and, over time, people and priorities can change and communication can be unexpectedly strained for long periods of time. Marriage is hard work and sometimes you need to focus on it and work to reconnect. If you find yourself frustrated with your spouse, or uncertain about your future, it may be time to begin couples counseling to help you and your spouse get back on the same page. Laurie Grengs is a psychologist with more than thirty years of experience helping couples in the Coon Rapids, Blaine, Anoka and Andover area find their way back to each other.

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Benefits of Individual Therapy

Therapist BlaineMost people who decide that they could benefit from therapy are thinking about individual therapy. In this format, you meet on a regular basis with your counselor/therapist, identify and then address the specific and underlying issues that are affecting your life in ways that are not fulfilling or productive. Laurie Grengs is a licensed psychologist who offers individual therapy in Coon Rapids, Minnesota. In addition to being a therapist with great credentials and thirty years of experience, Laurie is someone who works hard to connect with her clients and also works with you to achieve your goals for therapy.

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