A few days ago, in the weekly men’s therapy group, we spoke of trauma. I started off by explaining van der Kolk’s definition of trauma: an event or series of events that overwhelms one’s usual [...]
Trey Sumner, lead facilitator for the Men’s Resource Center of West Michigan’s Altogether Boys program returns to the Revealing Men podcast to talk about his experience in the armed services and how he developed into [...]
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 [...]
Let’s take a moment to be hopeful. I came across this tweet the other night that, quite frankly, gave me a rush of hope that the conversation around fatherhood is changing. The knee-jerk reaction our [...]
This conversation is for men who struggle with abusive, controlling, and angry behavior toward their domestic partners and ask themselves "why?"
I recently read an excellent article that discussed how men and women respond differently to grief caused by loss. According to the article, most of those who attend grief support groups are women. And, most [...]
In the lead article of his consistently excellent magazine, Voice Male, Rob Okun recently decried the recent murders in Norway and wrote of his frustration that the media still does not “connect the dots,” failing [...]
As society evolves and changes, so must men. The fittest men in the new millennium will need to be in touch with and know how to manage their interior world as much as they have been masters at their exterior world... continue reading Violent Acts Reflect Broader Issues