When Revealing Men guest, Ken Porter, was in his 40s, a therapist referred to him as being “sensitive.” His first response was “no, I’m not!” His second: “Oh, I am, aren’t I?” Porter tells Randy [...]
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.
When Randy Flood, Joe Kohley, and Ken Porter sit down to record this Revealing Men podcast, it’s evident that they’ve been friends and colleagues for some time. More than that, they’ve been confidantes and challengers; [...]
Randy Flood, psychotherapist and Director of the Men’s Resource Center of West Michigan often receives comments about his views on masculinity including accusations of wanting to emasculate men or being anti-male due to his critique [...]
Therapist, Joe Kohley specializes in working with children; especially those children who are struggling with attachment problems and trauma. He often finds himself in conversations with parents about parenting methods. In this animated interview, interspersed [...]
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 [...]