Al Heystek, therapist with the Men’s Resource Center of West Michigan has appeared on several Revealing Men podcast segments. He’s spoken about sex addiction, men’s relationship with anger, and helping men recover from trauma. In [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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) [...]
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 [...]
The Men's Resource Center of West Michigan provides the tools and support men need to better navigate and succeed in today’s world, helping prepare them to function in whatever situation they find themselves as fathers, [...]
Al Heystek explains how sex and pornography addiction are real and, as with other addictions, can be overcome when acknowledged and treated with care.
This conversation is for men who struggle with abusive, controlling, and angry behavior toward their domestic partners and ask themselves "why?"
In a recent column for Sanford House's Excursion Magazine, Randy Flood reveals how—with just a bit of self-awareness —we can reduce stress and suffering in our lives. It begins with asking the question “What do [...]