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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Understanding “The Four Horsemen” and the Relationship Problems They Cause

Understanding “The Four Horsemen” and the Relationship Problems They Cause

Understanding “The Four Horsemen” and the Relationship Problems They Cause No relationship is perfect. Different personalities come into play. Arguments happen. Things go up and down. But, conflicts don’t generally destroy a relationship. So, what does? Relationship expert John Gottman has an uncanny “knack” for predicting divorce—with 93% accuracy. However,

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5 Basic Communication Strategies That Will Improve Your Relationship

5 Basic Communication Strategies That Will Improve Your Relationship

5 Basic Communication Strategies That Will Improve Your Relationship You’ve probably heard before that communication is the key to any successful relationship. While that’s true, that doesn’t mean it’s an easy “key” to follow. The reality is, everyone has different ways of communicating. When your communication style doesn’t easily gel

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How to Gain Sexual Confidence by Celebrating Your Wins

How to Gain Sexual Confidence by Celebrating Your Wins

How to Gain Sexual Confidence by Celebrating Your Wins Whether you struggle with low self-esteem or sexual issues, gaining sexual confidence can feel impossible at times. You’ve likely tried nearly everything to overcome the issues holding you back from intimacy. But success doesn’t usually happen overnight. It’s easy to see

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Watch Out When You See a Therapist Advertise Treating Same-Sex Attractions

Watch Out When You See a Therapist Advertise Treating Same-Sex Attractions

Watch Out When You See a Therapist Advertise “Treating” Same-Sex Attractions The term same-sex attraction (or SSA) as it is often referred, is often codename for conversion or reparative therapy. If you see this term advertised by a therapist, you need to be very cautious. These practices are often built

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