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Recommendations for Integrating Masculinities into Psychological Practice with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming People (TGNC)

In 2017, a work group of the Sexual and Gender Minorities Special Interest Group of APA Division 51 (Society for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinity) wrote a summary of masculinities-related concerns
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A Sampling of the Issues Brought to a Men’s Group

Dr. Fred Rabinowitz provides examples of the ways men open themselves up and offer help during a men’s group. The following is a short sample from an early session our weekly two‐hour men’s group. Thi
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The Benefits of Men’s Groups

Dr. Fred Rabinowitz discusses four benefits of male-only groups: trusting men, dealing with interpersonal conflict, safe expression of strong emotion, and self-confidence. A men’s therapy group can be a power
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My Office is As Comfortable As My Living Room

Robert Heasley, PhD, discusses the impression his office makes on his work.   When I started my training as a therapist, I did my internship hours at a community counseling center, one that had a suite of
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A Gathering of Men: Designing and Running Groups for Men (Teleconference)

Division 51’s Clinical Practice-Special Interest Group (CP-SIG) invites you to participate in a one-hour tele-class entitled “A Gathering of Men: Designing and Running Groups for Men.”   This tele-class
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Proposed Guidelines for Psychological Practice with Boys and Men: Call for Comments

A taskforce of SPSMM members have been developing Guidelines for Psychological Practice with Boys and Men. The (revised) guidelines have now been (re-)submitted to APA and in accordance with Association Rule 3
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Anxiety, Sexuality, And Fitting in Nowhere: Case Report

Dr. Mitchell Hicks presents a case conceptualization of a  Latino client  presenting with anxiety. In the present article, I present an example of my work with a Latino male whom I will call “Miguel.” Sin
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Counseling Latino Men: Not All Are Created Equal

Dr. Lizette Ojeda discusses her experiences counseling Latino men. When you think of Latino men, what do you think of? Do machismo, substance abuse, and violence come to mind? While these are some of the common
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Self-Generated Initiation in the Clinical Hour

Dan Quinn discusses the similarities between traditional initiation rites and the therapeutic process as part of a special section Throughout the world, as far back as our history can reach, village shamans an
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The Unique Roles and Treatment Needs of Military Medics and Corpsmen

Dr. Matthew Jakupcak discusses the ways masculine norms vary among a subgroup of military service members and the implications for therapy. Masculinity is a multidimensional construct and men vary considerably