Category : Gender Specific

If You Build It, They Will Come: The...


Men’s therapy groups provide an exceptional opportunity for men to be fully themselves with one another. In addition to...

Andrew Susskind
05 May, 2015

Why Your Girly Thoughts Are Harmful to You . . ....


Have you ever wondered, as I have, why women are more represented among those who use psychotherapy? Do women really have...

Patricia O’Gorman, PhD
14 Nov, 2014

The Beautiful Face of Recovery


Betty Ford saved many women’s lives – women she never met. Thanks to her honesty and willingness to express her...

Carol Teitelbaum
14 Nov, 2014

Gender and the Path to Wholeness


As I have been looking at gender — primarily masculinity — and addiction off and on for more than a decade and a half,...

Dan Griffin
11 Nov, 2013

It Happens to Boys: Walking the Heroic Path


What Makes Boys Afraid to Talk about Sexual Abuse? Boys are under the assumption that they should be able to...

Carol Teitelbaum
11 Nov, 2013

Tell It to Me In Guy Language


What can a story about one particular parasite tell anyone — especially  someone sitting in a spirituality group with...

11 Nov, 2013

Women Find Success at Female-Only Addiction...


The statistics are striking. According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, an estimated million women in the...

Rebecca Flood
11 Nov, 2013

Gay Affirmative Therapy for the Straight Clinician


Many straight therapists who say they are “gay affirmative” mean that they are gay positive or gay friendly. They tell...

Joe Kort, MA, MSW, LMSW
11 Nov, 2013

Women-in-Recovery


Happy New Year fellow colleagues! I don’t know about you, but I tend to be reflective during the time of one year ending...

Julie Vaughan, LPC NCC CC
11 Nov, 2013

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