Sunday, August 22, 2010

ReWiring the Soul - Patti Henry: Raising Boys to Become Emotionally Available Men

This week's guest on Rewiring the Soul with Dr. Gabriella Kortsch is Patti Henry, author of the book The Emotionally Unavailable Man: A Blueprint for Healing.

About the book (from Amazon) - some background for the discussion on the podcast:
The Emotionally Unavailable Man is two books in one — one side is for the emotionally unavailable man and the other is for his partner. It details why men become emotionally unavailable and specifies the actions that can be taken by both men and women to realize improvement. MEN, do you ever feel like a little boy in a grown-up body? Like you have no personal power? Flip to the men’s side of this book and let expert psychotherapist Patti Henry help you

• Get your "power"
• Stop avoiding difficult situations
• Calm your partner’s anger
• Learn how to say "No"
• Set and maintain appropriate boundaries
• Be more effective at work
• Increase and enhance the sex in your relationship
• Feel personal freedom and happiness

WOMEN, do you want your husband to be emotionally available to you? Flip to the women’s side of this book and let expert marriage counselor Patti Henry help you

• Determine if your partner is capable of being emotionally available
• Decide what you can — and cannot — do to help
• Discover how to lose your anger
• Exercise mutuality and safety
• Learn how to recognize and confront your own resistances
• Restore hope about long-term change
• Gain clarity about your future

About the Author Patti Henry, M.Ed., L.P.C., has been a psychotherapist in private practice since 1988. She began her career developing women’s programs in psychiatric hospitals, committed to empowering women. For the last ten years, however, her focus shifted when she observed how desperately men needed healing, as well. She lives in Houston with her husband and their two sons.
And here is the podcast:
Host: Dr.Gabriella Kortsch

Patti Henry: Raising Boys to Become Emotionally Available Men

Description: Patti Henry is the author of the acclaimed book "The Emotionally Unavailable Man: A Blueprint for Healing". It is an amazing book as it is written for both men and women and tackles the subject slightly differently for both. Today we will be discussing what can be done in order to raise boys who do NOT become emotionally unavailable.

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