The Grand Rapids Press and MLive recently interviewed me and Carla Blinkhorn, CEO of YWCA West Central Michigan for the article Hurt twice: Society questions validity of male sex assault, domestic violence victims. The topic was male socialization and what effect it has on… continue reading Men as Victims of Sexual Assault
As a psychologist, I predominantly help individuals heal and grow, and sprinkle their minds with insights and good maxims for healthy living. Giving the media an interview isn’t topmost on my agenda. But because of my expertise, I am occasionally tapped by media when… continue reading Why I Give Media Interviews
Women often ask why it is men do the things they do and act the way they act. Charlie Donaldson MA, LLP, LPC and I are writing a book that we hope will help women better understand the men in their lives. And we’d… continue reading A Survey for Women about Men
Jovan Belcher’s murder of Kasandra Perkins and his subsequent suicide is yet another tragic story of lethal domestic violence; man kills woman then turns gun on himself, only to leave an orphaned infant daughter. How many times are we going to hear about these… continue reading Male Socialization: How it Can Destroy Lives
For many years research has stated that violence toward women is propelled by man’s need for power and control. In Hanna Rosin’s new book, “The End of Men,” she makes the case that men are losing power and significance in a world that requires… continue reading Is the End of Domestic Violence in Sight?
Sexual acting out made the news recently when United States’ Secret Service men and military personnel were accused of misconduct for their alleged trysts with prostitutes in Cartagena, Columbia. Prostitution is legal in Columbia so this is not a question of legality. According to… continue reading Sexual Acting Out Among the Elite
The truth about anger management is that most people with anger problems attempt to resolve their anger issues by walking downwind from the problem, rather than turning around to walk into the wind of accountability and change. Of course, it’s much easier to continue… continue reading Anger Management Tips and the Truth
The Penn State sexual abuse scandal is a sad testament as to how the rules for the game of football sometimes don’t transfer to the Game of Life. In football, young men are taught to follow the rules or they will get penalized and… continue reading Why don’t the Rules of Football transfer to the Game of Life?
I have been providing Parenting Coordination (PC) since 1995. I learned of this service at the Association of Family Conciliation Courts (AFCC) Annual Conference in 1994. PC is a service often provided by Psychologists for co-parents in post-divorce situations. Parenting Coordinators provide 3 roles:… continue reading Parenting Coordination with High Conflict Families
Tiger Woods and Anthony Weiner’s public disclosures of treatment for sex addiction may do for sex addiction awareness what OJ Simpson did for awareness of domestic violence. Many men are lost in the cyclone of sex addiction. Sex addiction is insidious and progressive. It… continue reading Tiger Woods and Anthony Weiner’s Treatment for Sex Addiction Awakens a Sleeping Giant