Jim Padilla DeBorst grew up in a tight-knit, conservative community in Grand Rapids, Michigan. From there, he traveled to locations around the globe, including the African continent and Latin America, where he’s made his home [...]
Welcome to Revealing Men, conversations that pull back the curtain, revealing the inner lives of men.
In each podcast episode, we will offer thought-provoking ideas and interviews to explain the inexplicable, while offering an inspiring vision for men to reveal their true selves and live more balanced and authentic lives.
Ken Porter is a Hakomi-trained somatic therapist. Somatic therapy focuses on integrating the mind, body, and emotion. A somatic perspective helps individuals access their emotions and understand how those emotions are kept under control. Porter [...]
The Men’s Resource Center of West Michigan provides a comprehensive selection of specialized programs offering individual and group counseling services for men of all ages, and programs designed for boys and the adults who care [...]
Randy Flood, psychotherapist, and Director of the Men’s Resource Center of West Michigan assists men and boys to move beyond the limits placed on masculinity by outdated stereotypes and notions. Much of his work involves [...]
Zach Flood entered college thinking he would follow in his father’s footsteps: providing counseling and therapy services to boys and men. When those plans changed, Zach entered the world of professional sales and management. But [...]
Psychotherapist, Mary Jo Drueke, MA LLP brings a wealth of experience to her individual therapy and group counseling sessions with men. Although she’s trained in meditation and has studied with world-renowned experts such as Alan [...]
Men, in particular, have long been conditioned to “suck it up” when it comes to dealing with the results of a traumatic experience. In fact, it wasn’t until 1980 that the American Psychiatric Association (APA) [...]
The brain is a remarkable instrument. But sometimes it can cause a raging battle inside of us. Just one little thing — a news article, a statement, a perceived affront, a glance — can trigger [...]
At the Men’s Resource Center of West Michigan, we're concerned with the physical health and mental well-being of our community, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. This is a fragile time for everyone. Long stretches of [...]
Steve Norman, of the Men’s Resource Center of West Michigan, provides a strengths-based approach to life coaching. He teaches helps men identify the life skills that have worked for them in the past and find [...]