Posts Categorized: Anxiety Help

Understanding Common Traumatic Experiences

Traumatic Event Therapist Coon Rapids, MNThe importance of understanding common traumatic experiences cannot be overstated. Many of us are taught to deny the impact of traumatic experiences on our lives. Doing so can actually cause the trauma to take root and to be re-experienced sometimes for your entire life. Laurie Grengs, a licensed therapist with more than three decades of experience, specializes in trauma recovery counseling and understands that gaining insight into traumatic experiences can free us up to live more fulfilling lives.

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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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Children’s Therapy Blaine

Blaine, Coon RapidsChildren’s therapy is a process that has many different hats. There are so many different stages of development for children that it’s almost hard to put a label on children in general. From infancy to young adulthood, the various states of child development are very broad. As each child grows, their experiences and influences help to cultivate who they are. So when something traumatic or tragic happens, it can greatly affect who they are as a person. At The International Center for the Attainment of Love and Joy, we provide child therapy for all stages of child development. Our psychologist, Laurie Grengs, works with children to help open the lines of communication and understandingg.

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Therapist for Adolescents

Therapist Coon Rapids MNFinding a mental health provider for young adults can be challenging. Oftentimes during the teenage years it is easy for adolescents to shut down and not want to communicate. Sometimes they may feel vulnerable and uncomfortable talking to their family, or maybe it is beneficial for each family member to seek individual therapy after a traumatic event. Whatever the case may be, at The International Center for the Attainment of Love and Joy we understand the importance and difficulties that adolescents and young adults face. No matter what the age group is, we know that each person has a unique situation and that these age groups experience certain things due to chemical and biological changes. By understanding the changes that children and young adults go through, we can better help them with their needs, understand themselves, and help them overcome future challenges easier by giving them the necessary tools.

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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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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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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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Addiction Therapy

Free From AddictionAddiction. One of the toughest behavioral aspects that all humans have to deal with on a daily basis. Whether you have an addiction to soda, unhealthy food, sex, alcohol, drugs, or anything else in this world, there is always one constant: addiction. It is extremely difficult to stop your addictive behaviors. As a struggle that individuals should not face alone, it is important that the citizens of Minneapolis, MN are provided with supportive counseling to get them through their addiction. Make 2015 the year that you quit your addiction and turn over a new leaf in your life! Partner with Laurie Grengs, a licensed Psychologist,  and her staff at The International Center for the Attainment of Love and Joy.

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Traumatic Event Therapist

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.

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