Decision Fatigue, Gaslighting, & Intrusive Thoughts

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Posted: August 17, 2020

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Decision Fatigue, Gaslighting, & Intrusive Thoughts by Josh Spurlock

Welcome to an episode of #MyCounselorLIVE “Decision Fatigue, Gaslighting, & Intrusive Thoughts” that promises to be an insightful journey into various aspects of mental health and personal well-being. Today, we have the privilege of hosting Licensed Counselor and Christian Sex Therapist, Josh Spurlock, a distinguished expert in the field of mental health and relationships.

In this comprehensive episode, we’ll explore a range of important topics that impact the lives of countless individuals. Decision fatigue, a pervasive challenge in our fast-paced world, affects our ability to make choices effectively. Josh Spurlock delves into this topic, offering strategies for managing the overwhelming burden of constant decision-making.

Additionally, we’ll delve into emotional blackmail and gaslighting, two manipulative tactics that can profoundly affect personal relationships. Understanding these behaviors is essential, and Josh provides insights into recognizing and addressing them.

We’ll also navigate the realm of intrusive thoughts, a common experience for many, and explore practical approaches for managing and coping with them. Furthermore, depression, a mental health issue that touches countless lives, will be discussed, with Josh offering guidance on understanding and addressing this condition.

Your questions are the heart of our conversation, and Josh Spurlock is here to provide professional guidance and answers to your inquiries. Whether you’re seeking strategies to combat decision fatigue, looking for insights into dealing with emotional manipulation, managing intrusive thoughts, or coping with depression, this episode promises to be a wellspring of knowledge and practical advice. Stay tuned for an engaging and informative conversation with Licensed Counselor and Christian Sex Therapist, Josh Spurlock!

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This article is based on scientific evidence and clinical experience, written by a licensed professional and fact-checked by experts.

About the Author
Josh Spurlock
Josh Spurlock

Josh Spurlock MA, LPC, CST, has a BA in Biblical Languages and a Masters in Counseling. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), holding licenses in MissouriColorado, and Florida. He is also a Certified Sex Therapist (CST), Level 2 AEDP Therapist, and an Ordained Minister. He is an Advanced Practice Clinician, with over 10,000 hours of clinical experience. He specializes in Marriage Counseling, Sex Therapy, Family Counseling, and works with Executives, Pastors, Business Owners, and Ministry Leaders. Learn more about Josh Spurlock at

Josh is currently unable to take on any new clients.

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