Like many things in society, evaluation of mental health concerns are no longer mysterious processes conducted by intimidating doctors in lab coats. Mental health evaluations can take on many forms, but in most cases they involve completing questionnaires or surveys, or having a conversation with a psychologist or psychiatrist. Laurie Grengs is a highly qualified and deeply empathetic psychologist who provides mental health evaluations as part of her longstanding practice.
An important component of Laurie’s work is related to mental health evaluations. She can help you by
If your life, or the life of a loved one, is negatively affected by anger, Laurie Grengs can help. Of all the human emotions, anger is at once one of the most basic and perhaps least understood of emotions. Our society tends to recognize that anger is a normal part of life, but it does not always provide the tools for us to process it in healthy ways. Consequently, our response to it can be distorted and unproductive. If we ourselves are prone to angry outbursts, we may explode without control and cause upset to those around us. If anger is more of an issue for a loved-one, we may learn to avoid conflict with them in all situations. Neither extreme does anyone any favors, and we promise you do not have to live like that.
The trauma of sexual abuse often causes an intense and long-lasting response for the person who has endured it. Our society’s relative discomfort with sexuality means that most responses to sexual abuse take on a dimension of difficulty that further complicates the trauma.
Have you ever taken an online psychological quiz or test as a way to assess your mood or personality traits? Although these types of assessments can be entertaining, they are no substitute for a psychological evaluation administered by a Licensed Psychologist with years of experience. Psychologists at The International Center for the Attainment of Love and Joy are trained to test and interpret the results in order to develop a viable treatment plan. Such evaluations gain a better understanding of where an individual is at in terms of mental health issues, learning disorders, memory problems or other difficulties.
These are tough times we are living through. And tough times tend to cause crises that many people respond to with a desire to get in closer touch with their more spiritual side. If you are experiencing these tough times in ways that have made you think you could benefit from the help of a counselor with the capacity to empathize with spiritual needs and concerns, Laurie Grengs can help. Laurie has more than thirty years of experience providing therapeutic counseling to those in Anoka County, Minnesota.
If you have reached the point of deciding that it is time to start working with a therapist, you should also understand that this decision is, in itself, a positive step. You may still feel a bit of anxiety about determining which therapist will be a good fit for you, and that is perfectly normal. Finding the right therapist for you is very important
If you’re looking for a licensed psychologist, you likely have an idea of why. But have you thought about what methods and priorities an effective psychologist might have? Everyone is different, and everyone responds to therapeutic methods differently. At The International Center for the Attainment of Love and Joy, Laurie Grengs focuses on the pursuit of peace. She can help you overcome your challenges, face whatever causes you grief, and find happiness.
In addition to counseling services, Laurie Grengs offers coaching services and psychological evaluations, ensuring you get any help you need.
Licensed Psychologist and Child Psychology expert, Laurie Grengs at The International Center for the Attainment of Love and Joy provides behavior assessments as one of many types of psychological evaluations. A behavior assessment can be used to analyze the behavior of a child or adult, depending on the application. It can be a very useful tool for measuring and identifying behavioral difficulties in the person of study.
Psychological evaluations aren’t something to be afraid of, and they’re not something used to label. They are intended to help understand what a patient is going through so that they can be helped effectively.
Laurie 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: