Posts Categorized: Family Therapy

Chemical Dependency Therapist

Substance Abuse CouselerAddiction is a common disease, and unfortunately the addiction or prescription medications and heroin have greatly increased in the past twenty years. Fighting addiction is an ongoing practice, and takes a lifetime of work. At the International Center for the Attainment of Love and Joy, we have more than 30 years of experience in dealing with drug and alcohol abuse and are here to provide you with the ability to have a safe, unjudged environment. We want to assist you on your path to sobriety and help you as a recovery coach.

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Marriage Counseling

Marraige Therapist Coon Rapids MNA 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.

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Anger Issue Counselor

Therapist Coon Rapids MNEveryone experiences anger. It is completely normal and at times even necessary. Anger is an adaptive emotional response to experience of hurt, injustice, fear and frustration. Oftentimes, anger inspires a powerful physical response in the body, such as a rush of adrenaline, increased blood pressure, increased heart-rate and fast breathing.

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Adolescent Therapy

Adolescent Therapist Coon RapidsAdolescence can be a hard time in life. If you have an adolescent child who’s in need of someone to talk to, especially if you live in Coon Rapids, Anoka, Blaine, or other nearby communities, Laurie Grengs is a great resource as a local, experienced psychologist with a specific focus on adolescent therapy. Young adults face many new challenges every day, including self-discovery, self-acceptance, life altering decisions. Laurie provides much needed emotional and mental support to adolescents during this difficult period of life.

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Couples Counseling

Couples TherapyLaurie 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.

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Therapist North Metro

Laurie Grengs is a licensed therapist who provides excellent counseling services to many people in and around Coon Rapids, MN, where her office is located. If you have been thinking about starting to see a therapist, Laurie is an excellent choice for many reasons. She is not only highly qualified, she is well versed on numerous issues that tend to affect people including depression, anger management, marital problems, child and adolescent issues, substance abuse and trauma.

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Therapeutic Counseling Services

Adolescent Therapist Coon RapidsLaurie Grengs has served her community through her practice of therapeutic counseling for well over thirty-five years. She has helped a great many people find peace and resolution from difficult and complex psychological issues by using her professional training, compassion, and keen insight into the origins of their issues. Laurie understands that the world can impact individuals in sometimes very negative ways, but she also understands how to create positive strategies for you to counteract those negative forces.

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Marriage Therapy

Therapist Coon RapidsWhen 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.

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Depression Therapist

Depression CounselerIn her thirty-five years as a licensed, practicing therapist, Laurie Grengs has treated people from Blaine, Anoka, Andover, Coon Rapids, Ham Lake, and many other locations in Minnesota. Laurie offers personalized, individual treatment and specializes on providing therapy for those struggling with depression. Depression can take many forms, manifesting in loss of sleep, sleeping too much, lack of appetite, or increased eating, despair, difficulty concentrating, hopelessness, low self-esteem, and sometimes even, suicidal thoughts and feelings. It may slowly take over your life or hit you instantly. For many, seeking help from a counselor is an enormously difficult step, but it is extremely important. Laurie will immediately make you feel at ease, provide support and compassion and help you take steps forward.

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Therapist

Are you searching for a therapist who you’ll feel comfortable working with? At The International Center for the Attainment of Love and Joy, Laurie Grengs focuses on holistic therapeutic counseling, providing a range of counseling services, from family counseling to individual therapy. If you’re looking for a Coon Rapids, Blaine, Anoka, Andover or Ham Lake, MN, therapist who can help you work through your challenges and find internal peace, look no further.

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