Laurie Grengs is a licensed psychologist, therapist, and counselor who has helped many people work through a wide range of psychological traumas and difficulty. In her nearly four decades of service to others, Laurie has developed a philosophy of counseling based on the belief that we all deserve to love ourselves unconditionally. Laurie leads The International Center for the Attainment of Love and Joy, and we focus on empowering you to use the power of love to help you address your needs, achieve personal growth, improve your interpersonal relationships, and confront the challenges that life throws at you.
Love Yourself so you Can Love Others
Loving yourself is possible. Achieving it requires hard work and persistence. Many of us do not believe that we deserve to feel it. If this sounds like you, you may benefit from working with a therapist to process your feelings and help you find a way to find that love and share it with others. Unconditional love is not a product that can be taken off a shelf, paid for, and placed in a bag for later use. It is a process that offers no promises of completion. But it does offer the promise of greater meaning and a reduction of the stress and negativity that exist in its absence.
Loving yourself unconditionally may require years of hard work to understand the dynamics and characteristics that exist within you that prevent unconditional love. Most people experience self-doubt and other toxic beliefs. Even after coming to terms with mistakes we have made or actions we have taken that resulted in others being hurt, we remain in a state of despair because we have proven ourselves to be imperfect. The expectation of perfection, though unrealistic, creates internal conflict. Without the input from someone like Laurie Grengs to challenge us, those expectations can become entrenched in our thinking and can cause us to engage in self-punishment.
Negativity has a way of justifying itself because it reminds us of our imperfections. And when we cannot forgive ourselves for being imperfect, our internal messaging is reconfirmed. Laurie Grengs can help you begin the process of recognizing the impact of unrealistic expectations and move toward unconditional love.
Experienced and Trusted Therapist, Coon Rapids, MN
Laurie understands that this work is not easy. In fact, it may prove to be the hardest work you will ever have done. It is necessary work, however, and most people understand that hard work is what leads to rewarding change. When you work with Laurie Grengs, you will feel valued and reaffirmed, which are two important components to loving yourself unconditionally. To schedule an appointment, call Laurie at 763-572-2326 or 877-572-2326.