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 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 [...]
This conversation is for men who struggle with abusive, controlling, and angry behavior toward their domestic partners and ask themselves "why?"
Stopping the cycle of domestic violence isn't easy. At the Men’s Resource Center, we know this from listening to men in our domestic violence support groups, and individually, as they tell of the hurt they’ve [...]
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 [...]
Domestic violence is about power. Society that tells men they should be in control, they should have power over the women in their lives. The following is an account of my learning of that lesson.... continue reading First Lessons in Understanding and Treating Domestic Violence