Author Archives: Therapeutic Counseling

North Metro Family Therapist

Family Therapist Blaine Every family is completely unique, and that means that every family has its own specific set of challenges. These can be challenges between siblings, challenges between parents and children, challenges within the entire family unit, and more. The most important thing to remember when dealing with family issues is that at the end of the day, you all want the same thing; to be a happy, functional, and communicative family. At The International Center for the Attainment of Love and Joy, Laurie Grengs focuses on helping promote growth within families through counseling that helps everyone talk through their individual and group challenges. If you’re looking for a Coon Rapids, Blaine, Anoka or Andover, MN family therapist, look no further. Laurie can tackle a range of family struggles, from behavioral issues to managing grief.

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Relationship Counseling Blaine

Marriage Therapy Blaine MNWith all of the political and legal fighting recently about what constitutes a marriage, one thing is very clear. No matter where your personal beliefs fall in the debate, Marriage is a Very Important Aspect of the American Culture.

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Finding A Healthy Balance in Life

Therapy MNFor a multitude of reasons our lives are more stressful than ever and the pressure is likely greater than it has ever been to produce and succeed. The rate of heart attacks caused by stress among adults is once again growing. The patterns of our lives that develop over time perpetuate a mentality that we must always produce something in order to avoid job loss or gain a promotion or, more generally, succeed.

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Individual Therapy Sessions MN

Therapist BlaineLaurie Grengs has offered individual therapy to those in Coon Rapids, Anoka and Blaine, MN for close to forty years. She has gained a reputation for providing excellent care and facilitating the healing of her patients from all types of psychological origins. During her career, Laurie has gained insight into many psychological issues that are faced by so many of us. If you think that you are more likely to benefit from the one-on-one attention of Individual Therapy, it may help to know that Laurie has expertise in the following areas:

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Depression Counseling Blaine

Depression Therapist Coon RapidsDeciding to seek the help of a qualified counselor when you believe you may be suffering from depression can feel like a big step. If you live in Blaine, Coon Rapids, Anoka, Andover, or any number of other nearby locations in Minnesota, seeking the help of therapist Laurie Grengs can make this step feel smaller. Laurie has been practicing counseling in Coon Rapids for more than thirty years. In that time, she has helped many people through mild to severe depression. She is known for providing care with empathy and deep insight and can help you get your life back.

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Traumatic Event Counseling

Coon Rapids Traumatic Event TherapistTraumatic events, by definition, have a significant impact on our lives. For many of us, traumatic events can even define our lives for an extended period of time. With the help of a qualified therapist, however, we can free ourselves from the emotional or psychological prison in which we have been locked up. Laurie Grengs, founder of the Coon Rapids-based International Center for the Attainment of Love and Joy, is a professional therapist who specializes in traumatic event counseling and can help you find peace in your life after the impact of a traumatic event.

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Types Of Psychological Evaluations

Coon Rapids Psychological EvaluatorWhen you or someone close to you is facing challenges associated with mental health concerns, it’s typical to perform a psychological evaluation to both identify the individual’s specific challenges and to create a plan for addressing and moving forward beyond the challenges that plague them. At The International Center for the Attainment of Love and Joy, you’ll find a supportive, helpful counselor in Laurie Grengs, who’s been working with Coon Rapids, Blaine, Anoka and Andover, MN patients for more than 35 years. If you or a loved one could benefit from a psychological evaluation to better face and overcome your obstacles, find out more about what a psychological evaluation can do for you and whether Laurie Grengs might be the counselor who can best help you.

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Anger Management Classes

Therapist Coon RapidsIf you have issues with anger and want to take steps to improve your situation, find balance, and work to understand and control your emotions, consider reaching out to Laurie Grengs for more information on her Anger Management Classes. Our staff is equipped to help you, whether you are taking the initiative to improve your response to anger or if you have been directed to do so. We will be happy to provide you with more information about how we can help you better manage your anger so that you can improve your relationships and your quality of life. Laurie’s office is conveniently located in Blaine, MN.

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Couples Counseling Coon Rapids

Minneapolis Couples CounselingOn 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 Blaine, Coon Rapids, Anoka and Andover area find their way back to each other.

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