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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Body Image and Gay Men

Problems with body image is a huge issue that the gay community contends with. Gay men have many sub-groups that are used to classify them, many of which are based on body image alone. Although understandable, this can be harmful because it creates mindless thinking about how people should socially

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11 Interpersonal Skills to Take Control of an Addiction

Overcoming an addiction is largely learning how to control the behavior itself. However further recovery consists of changing ineffective interpersonal patterns. This list addresses these commonly overlooked, yet important skills. 1. Listen to others. When dealing with an addictive behavior, it can be difficult to keep yourself from getting defensive

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