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LGBTQIA+ Trauma and Family Systems

Healthy family systems cope with stress by communally growing connection and affection in the family, promoting both individual and family unit development, and maintaining family independence and a...

Lifeologie Counseling Grand Rapids, what is an LMFT?

What is an LMFT?

LMFT, LMSW, LLMSW, LPC, LLPC, LP, CADC. You may be wondering what the difference is and what does all this alphabet soup mean? These credentials reflect different orientations within the world of...

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7 Signs You Are Experiencing Burnout

Did you know that chronic stress can eventually lead to burnout? Burnout is a state of mental and/or physical exhaustion related to repeated or prolonged stress. The best-known source of burnout is...

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LGBTQ+ History Month | October

It is the season of ghosts, ghouls, and crisp Autumn nights. Or as some refer to it, spooky season. But for some, it is not the creaky floorboards or bumps in the night that have them on edge. 

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Who Am I? Tips For Developing Self Concept

In his body of poetry Song of Myself, Walt Whitman famously said “I exist as I am, and that is enough.” Those words should ring true for everyone. The struggle to be truly and unashamedly oneself has...

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National Bullying Prevention Month

October is National Bullying Prevention Month, and more specifically October 19th is Unity Day. Unity Day is a day for us to come together to show kindness and inclusion to those around us. Showing...

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Reasons to Prioritize Therapy as a Young Adult

You’ve recently graduated. The world is full of endless options for your future – college, trade school, travel, a gap year, or whatever else you are considering. Everyone you meet wants to know your...

National Health Education Week

National Health Education Week (#NHEW) was created by the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE). This week has been celebrated for more than twenty three years and is always held during the...

Relationships: Communication Takes Two

As we’re walking through Target, I can sense that my husband is upset. He’s getting easily frustrated by little things like putting the cart cover for our infant on the shopping cart. He’s being...

Debunking a Myth About Counseling

You don’t always have to be facing a big life crisis or a major event to seek counseling, everyone faces problems. We don’t have to go through life alone, a counselor can help explore all the...