Friday, September 25, 2009

Masculine Psychology - Men in Therapy: New Approaches for Effective Treatment

Cool podcast via Masculine Psychology. Sounds like a useful book. My guess is that some therapies effective with women are less so with men, so we need to have a male-centric model of therapy which does not currently exist as far as I know.

Men in Therapy: New Approaches for Effective Treatment

Length- 40 minutes, 18 seconds

Deborah Harper, President of Psychjourney, interviews David B. Wexler, Ph.D., author of Men In Therapy: New Approaches for Effective Treatment published by W.W. Norton & Co.


David B. Wexler, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist in private practice in San Diego, specializing in the treatment of relationships in conflict. He is the Executive Director of the non-profit Relationship Training Institute, which provides education and treatment internationally for relationship development and the prevention and treatment of relationship violence. He has also servedas the Clinical and Administrative Supervisor for the NIMH-sponsoredresearch study of domestic violence in the Navy from 1991 through 1996,and again from 2001 through 2006.

Dr. Wexler is the author of When Good Men Behave Badly: Change Your Behavior, Change Your Relationship, Is He Depressed or What?: What to Do When the Man You Love is Moody, Irritable, and Withdrawn. Dr. Wexler has been featured on the Dr. Phil show and the TODAY show, in the Washington Post, “O” magazine, Cosmopolitan, Redbook, Men’s Health,and on dozens of radio and TV programs throughout North America to help educate the public about relationships in conflict and how to resolve them. Visit his website.

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