On 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.Read Full Post
The International Center for the Attainment of Love and Joy, located in Coon Rapids, MN provides effective Anger Management services for Coon Rapids, Blaine, Anoka and the surrounding twin cities area. Anger, if not managed properly, can become harmful at work, in relationships, and affect our overall well-being. Some indicators that you may need to consider an anger counseling course or group anger management therapy sessions include: feeling like you constantly have to control your anger, arguing with your partner, children or coworkers; trouble with the law; physical violence; threats of violence; and out of control behavior.Read Full Post
A marital relationship between two people is one of the most significant relationships a person will have in their lives. Every marriage has its ups and downs, or periods of highs and lows. During the highs, a couple will feel connected, in love, and passionate about one another. During a low period, a couple may be cold, distant, argue frequently, and may even contemplate separating. These stages can be short-term, lasting a few weeks at a time, or can be long-term phases that last years.Read Full Post
Marriage is hard. There’s no denying it. Couples have to work to have the marriage they want, and even if you love your partner wholeheartedly, that isn’t always enough to ensure you’re both happy with your relationship. So how can you grow and maintain a healthy, happy marriage?
At The International Center for the Attainment of Love and Joy, Laurie Grengs works with married couples who are going through the marital problems we all encounter during our years of marriage. Whether it’s the first year, ten years, or 50 years, a marriage is never perfect, and many couples need help identifying the problem areas in their marriage, addressing the problems in a healthy and productive manner, and creating real solutions that will ensure they achieve that marital bliss we all dream of.
If you’re looking for a Coon Rapids, Minnesota marriage counselor who can help you get your marriage on track, Laurie Grengs has the experience and the methods to help.Read Full Post
Laurie Grengs is an experienced psychologist with a successful practice in Coon Rapids, MN, offering help to couples who are having difficulty or struggling in some way. Every relationship goes through difficulty at one time or another. When relationships are less healthy, people can experience difficulty more intensively and more frequently. For more than three decades, she has worked with couples, lending her insight and providing hope that can create higher levels of empathy for one another, which in turn can lead to better ways of responding to the conflict that occurs within your relationship.Read Full Post
If you are in a married or committed relationship, you likely know that it is hard work to keep your relationship healthy and happy. Laurie Grengs, a licensed psychologist who serves Coon Rapids and other surrounding communities, has the experience and ability to help couples address the issues that are inhibiting fulfillment and happiness and make progress toward, if not resolve completely, achieving a greater level of joy in your relationship. When the issues that affect you are of a sexual nature, it is likely to stir sensitivities and insecurities, making it all the more important to find help from someone who can be impartial but invested in the improvement of your relationship. If you live in the Coon Rapids area, and you think your marriage could benefit from working through intimacy issues, Laurie can help.Read Full Post
When you were young, you were likely bombarded with images about marriage — from watching your parents, grandparents, or other loved ones interact, or when you watch TV or movies. We gather these images over time and develop an expectation of what marriage should be once it is our turn. Often, married couples find that marriage is much more difficult and complicated than they thought it might be. This is extremely common. If you find yourself struggling in your marriage to communicate effectively or feel like there is too much conflict, arguing or suffering, it might be time to reach out for support and guidance from a trained and experienced therapist. Laurie Grengs is a psychologist with more than three decades of experience working with couples to resolve conflict and find greater joy and love that you are looking for.Read Full Post
Laurie Grengs is a licensed psychologist whose practice is based in Coon Rapids, MN. For well over thirty years, she has offered help to people who have experienced many different kinds of traumatic events in their lives. While the specific components and characteristics of traumas can vary widely, the human response tends to be somewhat predictable to those traumas. And when you give your trust to Laurie Grengs, the trauma becomes much more treatable.Read Full Post
Laurie Grengs has served the people of Blaine, Coon Rapids, Anoka, Minnesota for well over thirty-five years. She has helped thousands of people dealing with a wide array of issues. But if one issue stands out among the range of issues she has treated, it might well be depression. If you are dealing with the effects of depression—from mild to severe—Laurie can help in a collaborative therapy relationship to regain your life and inner peace.Read Full Post
Laurie Grengs is an excellent marriage counselor with more than thirty five years of experience working closely with couples. If you and your spouse are struggling to connect, are fighting more than you would like, or need help moving forward after a difficult time, Laurie can help. With an office in Coon Rapids, she also serves Blaine, Anoka, and other nearby areas in Minnesota, and she can help you and your partner find new ways to communicate effectively and find joy that is sustainable.Read Full Post