Vantage Point Counseling Services

Psychotherapy for substance abuse, s*xual addiction, s*xual dissatisfaction, and LGBT affirming therapy in DFW. Set up your appt today. 214-310-0417

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The Cost of Machismo and Marianismo Relationship, LGBT-friendly, Trauma, and S*x Therapy in Dallas, TX | Vantage Point Counseling 09/03/2021

The Cost of Machismo and Marianismo Relationship, LGBT-friendly, Trauma, and S*x Therapy in Dallas, TX | Vantage Point Counseling

A wonderful and important article from our very own Josy Sierra. Check it out!

The Cost of Machismo and Marianismo Relationship, LGBT-friendly, Trauma, and S*x Therapy in Dallas, TX | Vantage Point Counseling A wonderful article on the cultural impacts of gender roles in the Latinx community and how to begin navigating through this. -- Vantage Point Counseling Services - Dallas, TX.

Making Goals from the Inside Out 08/03/2021

Making Goals from the Inside Out

Making Goals from the Inside Out To make long lasting changes you have build learn about yourself and why these goals are important to you. This article is to help you look inward so you can make those changes.

06/08/2021

We all make mistakes. But how should we handle them so we can grow and learn? Here is an article about building and growing through mistakes rather than shrinking. #makingmistakes #authenticity #authenticself #healing #relationshipbuilding #selflove #mistakes

We all make mistakes. But how should we handle them so we can grow and learn? Here is an article about building and growing through mistakes rather than shrinking. #makingmistakes #authenticity #authenticself #healing #relationshipbuilding #selflove #mistakes

The Messiness of Mistakes 06/08/2021

The Messiness of Mistakes

The Messiness of Mistakes We're supposed to learn and grow from making a mistake, but they can lead to a lot of shame. This is to help us support that growth. -- Vantage Point Counseling Services - Dallas, TX.

Why Is S*x So Difficult to Talk About? 05/18/2021

Why Is S*x So Difficult to Talk About?

Why Is S*x So Difficult to Talk About? Why it's difficult to talk about s*x and what you can do. -- Vantage Point Counseling Services--Dallas, TX.

Betrayal and Trauma and Getting Vulnerable Again | Vantage Point Counseling - Dallas, TX 03/31/2021

Betrayal and Trauma and Getting Vulnerable Again | Vantage Point Counseling - Dallas, TX

Betrayal and Trauma and Getting Vulnerable Again | Vantage Point Counseling - Dallas, TX It can be vulnerable to open up and risk getting hurt again after betrayal. This article discusses taking those risks after trauma. -- Vantage Point Counseling Services - Dallas, TX.

Wanting a Better S*x Life? Get Out of Your Head 03/22/2021

Wanting a Better S*x Life? Get Out of Your Head

Expanding on your awareness can help you enhance your s*x life. Here are things to focus on to shift this awareness.

https://vantagepointdallascounseling.com/s*x-therapy/wanting-a-better-s*x-life-get-out-of-your-head/

Wanting a Better S*x Life? Get Out of Your Head Getting out of your head and into your feelings for better s*x. -- Vantage Point Counseling Services - Dallas, TX.

Keys to Coping with Hate Crimes and Trauma 03/19/2021

Keys to Coping with Hate Crimes and Trauma

Focusing on ourselves to make bigger and broader changes. Some ideas to consider.

https://vantagepointdallascounseling.com/uncategorized/keys-to-coping-with-hate-crimes-and-trauma/

Keys to Coping with Hate Crimes and Trauma To start turning the tides on hate trauma, we often have to start with ourselves. Here is how to focus on change from the inside out. -- Vantage Point Counseling Services.

What is S*x Therapy? 02/05/2021

What is S*x Therapy?

What is s*x therapy? Want to know the answer? Check out this article!

https://vantagepointdallascounseling.com/s*x-therapy/what-is-s*x-therapy/

What is S*x Therapy? A discussion about what to expect from s*x therapy. -- Vantage Point Counseling Services - Dallas, TX.

Practicing Self Kindness during Chaotic Times 01/19/2021

Practicing Self Kindness during Chaotic Times

Practicing Self Kindness during Chaotic Times Practicing Self Kindness during Chaotic Times -- Vantage Point Counseling Services - Dallas, TX.

P**n Addiction and the Pandemic | Vantage Point Counseling - Dallas, TX 01/05/2021

P**n Addiction and the Pandemic | Vantage Point Counseling - Dallas, TX

P**n Addiction and the Pandemic | Vantage Point Counseling - Dallas, TX P**n Addiction and the Pandemic P**n addiction is one of the most controversial topics in our field. Like other s*x addictions, professionals argue whether it exists or not. It’s such a controversial topic, I even wrote a book about s*x addiction and some of the controversies surrounding it! Needl...

[12/25/20]   Happy Holidays!

But if today is not happy for you, please recognize that this is OK. Even when years haven't been as challenging as this one, it's still OK. We can feel pressured to feel happy during the holiday season, which oddly can make people even feel worse.

Find people who you can open up to. Share how you're feeling and offer the same support to those around you.

Stay safe.

7 Tips for Dealing with the Holidays During the Pandemic – Relationship, LGBT-friendly, Trauma, and S*x Therapy in Dallas, TX | Vantage Point Counseling 12/09/2020

7 Tips for Dealing with the Holidays During the Pandemic – Relationship, LGBT-friendly, Trauma, and S*x Therapy in Dallas, TX | Vantage Point Counseling

7 Tips for Dealing with the Holidays During the Pandemic – Relationship, LGBT-friendly, Trauma, and S*x Therapy in Dallas, TX | Vantage Point Counseling 7 Tips for Dealing with the Holidays During the PandemicThere’s no doubt about it. The COVID-19 pandemic has really been a challenge to deal with. Although there is a vaccine on the horizon, most of us are just really tired of having to deal with COVID altogether. The social distancing, the masks,...

vantagepointdallascounseling.com 10/15/2020

Rebuilding Connection after Betrayal

vantagepointdallascounseling.com Rebuilding connection after betrayal is key to making your relationship into something that brings you joy. -- Vantage Point Counseling - Dallas, TX.

vantagepointdallascounseling.com 09/02/2020

The P**n Addiction "Fix" Illusion | Vantage Point Counseling - Dallas, TX

vantagepointdallascounseling.com The P**n Addiction “Fix” Illusion Almost every time I am working with a client who has a p**n addiction or who is dealing with a compulsive p**nography problem, they contend with an illusion. There is a belief that if they stop viewing p**nography, then they will start to feel better

vantagepointdallascounseling.com 08/26/2020

The Harm of Workaholism | Vantage Point Counseling - Dallas, TX

An old article that I updated on our blog about workaholism. Check it out.

vantagepointdallascounseling.com The Harm of Workaholism Workalism is one of those addictive patterns that our culture sort of props up and celebrates. Hard work equals excellence. However, this pattern can be harmful to our relationships and even ourselves. This behavior pattern is often romanticized by our workplaces. When we are...

vantagepointdallascounseling.com 08/03/2020

Finding Your Calm When You're Vulnerable

vantagepointdallascounseling.com Finding your calm when you're vulnerable can be a challenge. Here is how to manage vulnerability to find calmer space. -- Vantage Point Counseling Services - Dallas, TX.

vantagepointdallascounseling.com 07/13/2020

Emotions and Logic: Getting Them to Work Together

vantagepointdallascounseling.com Balancing emotions and logic is key to establishing good relationships and working towards life goals. -- Vantage Point Counseling Services - Dallas, TX.

vantagepointdallascounseling.com 06/15/2020

The Biggest Myth about S*x Therapy

S*x Therapy is often thought of as a place where you quickly find 3-4 pieces of advice that make you have the s*x of your dreams. That unfortunately is a myth. Here is why s*x therapy is more than just quick fix tips and why that should be important to you as well.

vantagepointdallascounseling.com The biggest myth about s*x therapy is that it's only about s*x. It's psychotherapy and here is why you need to know that. -- Vantage Point Counseling Services - Dallas, TX.

06/15/2020

Some simple tips on how to overcome s*xual avoidance. For more information, please visit our blog post on the topic here. https://buff.ly/3fRDjdn

06/12/2020

It’s hard to know how to define a solid relationship foundation. Here is a list of considerations to keep handy.

vantagepointdallascounseling.com 06/09/2020

Letting Go of Who You Want Someone to Be

Why you need to have tough conversations in your relationships to enhance them!

vantagepointdallascounseling.com To have tough discussions in our relationships, we have to let go of who we want someone to be. This discusses why this is so important. -- Vantage Point Counseling Services - Dallas, TX.

06/07/2020

Remember to ask for context in your interactions (and non interactions) with people on social media. There are blatantly offensive things going around. Stay oriented to your boundaries and if it crosses them, say so. You can sometimes repair. #socialjustice #culturalawareness #culturialcompetency #connections

vantagepointdallascounseling.com 06/05/2020

Navigating Through Sociocultural Trauma and Change in a Troubling Time

Here is an article for those who are struggling to navigate through the current cultural dynamics that we're living with. This can help you look inward, open up, share, and listen.

vantagepointdallascounseling.com It's difficult to be brave and promote connection during times of change. Here are ways to encourage connection while also navigating through change.

05/18/2020

Overcoming s*xual avoidance is often filled with pressure. Here are ways to manage that pressure so you can start to reconnect. https://buff.ly/3fRDjdn

vantagepointdallascounseling.com 05/11/2020

Building Connections by Ending Bu****it

Why do we make up stories about our friends and loved ones? Why are people susceptible to conspiracy theories?

When we buy into bu****it, we’re trying to protect ourselves and stay out of fear.

In this video, Dr. Michael Salas discusses bu****it so you can learn how to get vulnerable and build stronger connections instead.

vantagepointdallascounseling.com BS stories and theories can ruin relationships. In this video, Michael Salas discusses why you should embrace vulnerability instad.-- Vantage Point Counseling Services - Dallas, TX.

04/20/2020

Managing S*x Addiction Recovery During the COVID-19 Crisis

Our new video is out! Here James West, LPC-Intern, LCDC and CSAT-Candidate and Dr. Michael Salas talk about some considerations for your recovery during this challenging time.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T2VFiAYTlbA

It can be difficult to know how to continue your recovery or manage your already tense relationships during the COVID-19 crisis. Things like isolation can be...

psychcentral.com 04/12/2020

The COVID-19 Crisis Is a Trauma Pandemic in the Making

Our very own Michael Salas discusses how the COVID crisis is setting a foundation for trauma and what you can do to prevent it.

https://psychcentral.com/blog/the-covid-19-crisis-is-a-trauma-pandemic-in-the-making/

psychcentral.com We're so focused on flattening the curve that we haven't paid enough attention to the wave of trauma being caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

04/12/2020

Creativity can help us connect and find meaning during uncertain and vulnerable times. What are you doing that is creative? #covid19 #meaning #creativity #vulnerability #coping #buildingresilience

vantagepointdallascounseling.com 04/09/2020

When Numbing Fear Turns to an Addiction

vantagepointdallascounseling.com Numbing fear can lead to an addiction. Here is how and what you need to do to help. -- Vantage Point Counseling Services - Dallas, TX.

03/31/2020

Acceptance and Coping with Stress During the COVID-19 Crisis

Please Check Out this Video of Dr. Michael Salas discussing ways to accept the challenges we're in and ways that you can cope with the stress of this difficult time.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mMKqbTq8jF0

COVID-19 has brought with it unanticipated consequences that can lead to major life changes. These changes have led to grief, anxiety, stress, and even traum...

vantagepointdallascounseling.com 03/30/2020

My Role as a S*x Therapist in the Time of the Coronavirus

Here Aydrelle Collins talks about the role of a s*x therapist during the difficult crisis we're facing with COVID-19. Check it out!

vantagepointdallascounseling.com What is the role of a s*x therapist during the COVID-19 crisis? Here Aydrelle Collins discusses. -- Vantage Point Counseling Services - Dallas, TX.

03/25/2020

I have seen a lot of people quickly break out of the denial that they're experiencing and what they find on the other side of that are intense emotions such as anger and fear. This article discusses identifying and accepting those feelings to build resilience. #coronavirus #covid19 #coping #fear #crisis #trauma #mentalhealth #adjustingtochange

https://buff.ly/2WCY4CH

[03/24/20]   There are a lot of changes happening out there, and those changes can cause anxiety, grief, and even trauma. We're here to help.

Our Story

Vantage Point was founded by Michael J. Salas. Over time, Vantage Point expanded to meet the needs of people who were looking for help with compulsive s*xual behavior, s*xual dysfunctions, and trauma.

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