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Man to My Therapist: Things Men Say in Therapy

Todd Fisher lists some of the things he hears regularly from his male clients. “There are some important things you need to know… “ “I really don’t want to be here. I would rather be doing anything el
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When a Men’s Group Cracks: Beneficial Divergent Spontaneity in Group Leadership

Dr. Dan Quinn discusses the benefits of those times when a therapist does something that surprises himself and his clients. “Forget your perfect offering. There is a crack, a crack in everything. That’s whe
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Discovering and Maintaining Passion in My Life

Dr. Mark Stevens talks about the role passion can play in daily life. After saying my thanks to the division and expressing the honor it has been for me to serve as the president of Division 51, I casually ask
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APA 2015 Annual Convention

The convention is coming! The convention is coming!…to Toronto, Ontario (Canada), specifically. The Society for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinity, division 51 of the American Psychological As
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Men, Depression, and the Medical Model

Dr. Michael Addis discusses the complexities of the medical model in relation to men’s mental health. Public and professional interest in issues related to men’s mental health has risen dramatically in
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Using Traditional and Contemporary Masculinity to Enhance Men’s Health

Dr. Gough talks about the complex relationship between masculinity and men’s health It is well known that, on average, men die younger than women and that they are more likely to die from most major diseases
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Men as Victims of Sexual Violence

Dr. Bryana French describes the prevalence and devastating impact of male sexual victimization. Prevalence Sexual violence continues to be a pervasive problem, but the victimization of men is rarely explor
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Traditional Masculinity and Alcohol: Increasing and Decreasing Risks

Dr. Derek Iwamoto identifies the links between traditional aspects of masculinity and risky patterns of alcohol consumption. Men consume significantly higher amounts of alcohol, and report higher frequencies of
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Why don’t men seek therapy? Masculinity.

Dr. Christopher Kilmartin describes ways in which typical male socialization prevents men from seeking the help they need. Scene one: an 8 year old child comes home from school and says, “The other kids are p
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Postpartum Depression: A Tough Reality for Fathers

Dr. Anthony Isacco discusses the reality of postpartum depression for fathers and reasons this is often overlooked There are over 70 million fathers in the United States. Most of those 70 million fathers will