A Counselor's Guide to Working With Men by Matt Englar-Carlson, Marcheta P. Evans, Thelma Duffey

By Matt Englar-Carlson, Marcheta P. Evans, Thelma Duffey

Targeting the original possibilities and demanding situations associated
with counseling males, this booklet examines quite a few critical
issues concerning the psychology of fellows and masculinity and
presents winning, evidence-based options for treatment.
Nationally well-known students and clinicians with services in
treating males express easy methods to holiday down limitations to connecting
with male consumers and provides them the assistance they need.

After an introductory primer on counseling males, half One
focuses on treating males in counseling, crew work,
and profession counseling, in addition to counseling males approximately their future health. half explores the
intersections of identification for sexual minority males, older males, and fathers, and discusses
spiritual paintings with males in lifestyles transitions. half 3 addresses the troubles of guys in the
military, prevention of sexual violence, and treating males with addictions and trauma-related
issues. half 4 offers the categorical medical frames of girl counselors utilizing relational
cultural idea with males, and utilizing motivational and masculine-sensitive treatment with men.
Examples and vignettes are interspersed through the textual content delivering scientific relevance,
and reflective questions inside of every one bankruptcy inspire readers to discover their very own biases
and principles approximately operating with males

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Chen Z. Oren, PhD, is in private practice in Westlake Village, California. Dora Chase Oren, PhD, is in private practice in Westlake Village, California. Fredric E. Rabinowitz, PhD, is a professor of psychology and associate dean at the University of Redlands in Redlands, California. John M. Robertson, PhD, is director of the Psychological Service Professional Renewal Center in Lawrence, Kansas. James Ruby, PhD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Human Services at California State University, Fullerton.

While attempting to understand, respect, and affirm how masculinity is defined in different cultures, counselors should also try to avoid within-group stereotyping of individual men and should instead help their clients distinguish what they believe to What does masculinity mean to you? be desirable and undesirable masculine traits and What are the different identities of to understand the reasons upon which they base men you have experienced? these beliefs (Liu & Concepcion, 2010). , 2012). Though most men are influenced by traditional masculine norms, it is an error to assume that those norms necessarily comprise all men’s sense of masculinity.

Evans and Thelma Duffey. We got together with two goals in mind: this book and a special issue of the Journal of Counseling & Development on counseling men. Before these projects I did not personally know either Marcheta or Thelma, just of your work and academic reputation. It has been a joy to get to know more of you by entering into your orbit over the past 3 years. Marcheta and Thelma are both model professionals and people—honest, straightforward, intellectually sharp, sensitive, and fantastically good humored.

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