Posts Tagged: Adolescent Therapy

Therapeutic Counselor in Coon Rapids

Therapeutic Counselor in Coon RapidsLaurie Grengs is a licensed therapist who provides therapeutic counseling services with care, sensitivity, expertise, and wisdom. If you have been considering working with a therapist to sort through and process issues from your past or present, Laurie can help. She is highly qualified, and has more than 35 years working with clients to use the power of love to help you achieve your needs and desires, improve your relationships and confront the challenges you face

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Licensed Coon Rapids, MN Therapist

Licensed Coon Rapids, MN TherapistLife can be difficult, complicated and challenging. There is no denying that. We all struggle with a variety of issues, sometimes from our past, sometimes from a current relationship and other times because of some sort of trauma. Finding a path forward is not always easy. Partnering with an experienced therapist can very often go a long way to helping you address these issues and find the joy that you deserve. Laurie Grengs is a licensed therapist with more than thirty five years of experience helping people just like you. Her reputation is built on her being an insightful therapist, a compassionate listener, and a facilitator of greater well-being. Located in Coon Rapids, Laurie will help you utilize the power of love to help you address your needs, improve your relationships, and confront the challenges you face.

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Behavior Assessments |Child & Adult

Behavior AssessmentsLicensed 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.

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Adolescent Therapy, MN

Adolescent Therapy, MNYoung people—adolescents, specifically—are entering a pivotal time in life at an interesting and sometimes harrowing time in our history.  Adolescents are working toward getting their driver’s’ licenses, and high school seniors are facing the idea of socializing out of their homes.  More adolescents are experiencing depression and anxiety than ever before.  Identifying the larger societal causes of these phenomena may be difficult or impossible to achieve.  If you or your adolescent loved-one lives in the Coon Rapids area, Laurie Grengs is a licensed therapist who specializes in adolescent therapy and can help your teen through the difficult times they face and help them make positive and productive decisions.

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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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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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Anger Issue Adolescent Counselor

Adolescent CouselerWhen we hold on to anger, it festers within us and threatens to define our relationships with family members and virtually every person we meet who might become close to us. Anger becomes toxic when it is not dealt with properly. When adolescents learn to hold on to anger, the toxicity threatens to become life-long patterns. More immediately, anger can manifest in tense family relations and sometimes even run-ins with the legal system. But even if anger is “only” affecting day-to-day relationships, when it is experienced by adolescents it is important to deal with it properly, caringly, and thoroughly as they are still maturing and their view of the world is limited. Laurie Grengs is a licensed psychologist who offers comprehensive counseling services for adolescents with anger issues. Her practice serves the communities of Coon Rapids, Blaine, Andover, and Ham Lake, Minnesota area and she has 35 years of experience helping adolescents understand their anger and control it better.

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Mental Health Evaluations MN


There are many reasons that you may be considering a psychological evaluation for yourself, or a child. For example, you may be concerned about a potential undiagnosed or misdiagnosed mental health issue, a learning disability or developmental delays in one of your children, memory problems, or another troublesome impairment. Psychological evaluations are an excellent and highly effective tool to help guide parents, a patient and/or a therapist to develop an action plan for healing and managing one or multiple issues. Laurie Grengs is a highly qualified Mental Health Therapist based in Coon Rapids, MN who specializes in administering and analyzing psychological evaluations to children and adults. She has practiced mental health therapy for more than three decades.

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