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By Matt Englar-Carlson, Marcheta P. Evans, Thelma Duffey

Targeting the original possibilities and demanding situations associated
with counseling males, this ebook examines numerous critical
issues referring to the psychology of fellows and masculinity and
presents profitable, evidence-based concepts for treatment.
Nationally famous students and clinicians with services in
treating males exhibit how one can holiday down limitations to connecting
with male consumers and provides them the assistance they need.

After an introductory primer on counseling males, half One
focuses on treating males in counseling, staff work,
and profession counseling, in addition to counseling males approximately their well-being. half explores the
intersections of identification for sexual minority males, older males, and fathers, and discusses
spiritual paintings with males in existence transitions. half 3 addresses the worries of fellows in the
military, prevention of sexual violence, and treating males with addictions and trauma-related
issues. half 4 offers the categorical scientific frames of woman counselors utilizing relational
cultural conception with males, and utilizing motivational and masculine-sensitive treatment with men.
Examples and vignettes are interspersed through the textual content offering medical relevance,
and reflective questions inside each one bankruptcy inspire readers to discover their very own biases
and rules approximately operating with males

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That was the first sentence Philip spoke as we sat down for our opening session. Before me was a weary-looking man, early 40s, unshaven, with red circles around his eyes. He was dressed in a causal, unkempt manner, but he was not dirty or disheveled; he simply looked tired and drained. He rubbed his face as he told me the details of his situation: His wife of 13 years had asked for a separation 3 months ago and had immediately moved out; they had an 8-year-old daughter, Sophie, who was splitting time 50/50 between households; and he hated his job as a mid-level manager, but he was paralyzed by the fear of not being able to pay his bills and expenses.

He spoke in a matter-of-fact manner with little affect in his words, though his face showed the pain he was experiencing. He admitted having some suicidal thoughts; in fact, the deciding moment when he resolved to seek help came when he found 2 Introduction himself sitting on the end of the boardwalk pier staring into the cold, dark ocean and envisioned himself jumping into the water. Philip directly told me that was not going to happen: He would not harm himself—he wanted his life back together, not gone forever.

Heppner, PhD, is a professor and program director in the Department of Education, School, and Counseling Psychology at the University of Missouri, Columbia. xxxvii About the Contributors Puncky P. Heppner, PhD, is the curator’s professor in the Department of Education, School, and Counseling Psychology at the University of Missouri, Columbia. Melanie Horn-Mallers, PhD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Human Services at California State University, Fullerton. Christopher Kilmartin, PhD, is a professor of psychology at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Virginia.

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