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2017 APA Convention: Hospitality Suite

The convention is almost here! The D51 Hospitality Suite will be in the Marriott Marquis, Room 15-112. The Society for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinity, division 51 of the American Psychological A
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2017 APA Convention: Main Program

The convention is almost here! The Society for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinity, division 51 of the American Psychological Association, is pleased to participate in this year’s Annual Convention
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2017 APA Convention

The convention is almost here! The Society for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinity, division 51 of the American Psychological Association, is pleased to participate in this year’s Annual Convention
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Understanding the Oppression Faced by Trans and Gender Non-Conforming People: Tips for Therapists

Joshua Parmenter identifies several components of everyday life in which Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Persons may experience discrimination and oppression. Transgender and gender nonconforming (TGNC) p
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Incorporating Masculinities into the Psychological Practice with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming (TGNC) Individuals

When working with Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming clients, it’s vital to remember there are many ways to be a man or be masculine, writes Josh Parmenter. Masculine gender role ideals have the potent
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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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Man up . . . Whatever that means.

Dr. Andrew Smiler discusses what it means to use “man up” as an insult, and how masculine norms operate and shift for men across age, ethnicity, and national origin. Telling a guy to “man up” o