Posts Categorized: Individual Counseling MN

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.

Read Full Post

Individual Therapist Coon Rapids

Individual TherapistSeeking a mental health professional can be an intimidating experience. Individual therapy is extremely beneficial to many people. It can help with a variety of things such as depression, anxiety, trauma, grief, learning how to cope, effectively communicate and more. If you are distressed, searching to vent or looking for ways to improve you life, especially emotionally, the International Center for the Attainment of Love and Joy is here for you. We are comforting, non-judgemental and can give you constructive help to improve your life.

Read Full Post

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.

Read Full Post

Marriage Counselor

Couples TherapyMarriage 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

Anger Management Therapist

Youth Psychological MNLike any form of therapy and counseling, finding an anger management therapist who will help you effectively work through your challenges can seem daunting. You not only need to find someone you feel comfortable sharing your thoughts and feelings with, you need someone who can provide you with effective tools and strategies for overcoming your obstacles and getting control of your emotions and behaviors. At The International Center for the Attainment of Love and Joy, Laurie Grengs specializes in helping patients find internal peace – and if you’re struggling with anger, your willingness to seek your own inner peace will play a large part in your journey toward managing your anger. If you’re looking for an anger management therapist in Coon Rapids, Blaine, Anoka, Andover or Ham Lake, MN, look no further; you’ve found her!

Read Full Post

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.

Read Full Post

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.

Read Full Post

Therapist for Sexual Issues in Our Marriage

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

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.

Read Full Post

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.

Read Full Post