Vantage Point Counseling Services Blog

This page is dedicated to discussing current events and topics of interest relating to psychotherapy, counseling, and other advice and help for issues relating to anxiety, depression, substance abuse, relationships, and sexual issues. Please feel free to contact me with questions or comments. This page will be updated often, so please check back frequently. Click on the title to be directed to the article you are interested in reading about below.

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Cancer and the Aftereffects

Cancer and the Aftereffects

Cancer and the Aftereffects The impact of cancer can last for years after the actual diagnosis. This can impact your self-esteem, your relationships, and sexuality. It can increase a feeling of vulnerability, relating to a sense of being out of control. Every year, thousands are diagnosed. Despite this, the experience

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The Real Danger of “50 Shades of Grey” Has Nothing to Do with Kink

The Real Danger of "50 Shades of Grey" Has Nothing to Do with Kink

The Real Danger of “50 Shades of Grey” Has Nothing to Do with Kink Some have credited 50 Shades of Grey for bringing kink awareness into the mainstream. Despite this, there are people and professionals who continue to view such expression as unhealthy. This makes kink a taboo and sometimes

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Valentine’s Day: Meaningful or Meaningless?

Valentine's Day: Meaningful or Meaningless?

Valentine’s Day: Meaningful or Meaningless? Valentine’s Day is associated with relationships, love, and passion. But what does it really mean? Some people put a great deal of emphasis on this day. Meanwhile, others view this day as pointless and ignore it altogether. Valentine’s Day does come with its own sense

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Gaslighting Makes the Real Unreal

Gaslighting Makes the Real Unreal

Gaslighting Makes the Real Unreal Gaslighting is a term that is used for someone who is being lied to, but also convinced that their reality isn’t actually real. This term is commonly associated with affairs and cheating. When one person in a relationship has solid evidence that something is wrong

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Managing “Flooding” in Your Relationship

Managing "Flooding" in Your Relationship

Managing “Flooding” in Your Relationship Flooding is a term that is used to describe intense emotional reactions. Sometimes, these reactions can be displayed outwardly. They can include lashing out, yelling, screaming, and belligerence. There are reasons for this. This person might not believe that they are going to be heard

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