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Men Who Want to Connect: The Opportunities

Men Who Want to Connect: The Opportunities

In my last post, Men Who Want to Connect: The Challenges and the Opportunities, I wrote about the challenges men face when going more deeply into relationships. In short, men face many injunctions against intimacy both from the culture at large and from their families of origin. From both of these sources, vulnerability can be… read more

Men Who Want to Connect: The Challenges

Men Who Want to Connect: The Challenges

To start this two part series about connection, I’m going to share a story which is actually a composite version of many stories I have heard as a therapist. The themes of desiring connection and at the same time shying away from connecting are things I hear from a variety of men, no matter what… read more

Save Time and Money in Psychotherapy: Resourcing Clients

Save Time and Money in Psychotherapy: Resourcing Clients

  In Save Time and Money in Psychotherapy: A Four Part Series, I discuss important ways you can save time and money in psychotherapy. Resourcing a Client to Save Time and Money Another way to save time and money in psychotherapy is to focus on what is resourcing to a client. Resources are what support… read more

Save Time and Money in Psychotherapy: How to Be a Client

In Save Time and Money in Psychotherapy: A Four Part Series, I discuss important ways you can save time and money in psychotherapy. Your Ability to Stay with Mindfulness People come into therapy with different expectations. Someone may tell their therapist about 15 different things that bother them in the session with the hope that… read more