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Cultural norms and assumptions color the male experience of psychotherapy and the traditional notions of masculinity to which many men still cling are in many ways antithetical to the tenets and goals of therapy As a result even the experienced therapist may find him or herself struggling when working with male clients In Men in Therapy therapists are offered a number of methods for countering men’s general reluctance to open up emotionally or fully engage in therapy Of course men cannot be reduced to a single monolithic group rather they start therapy due to a wide range of needs and come from a wide variety of backgrounds Therefore individual chapters are devoted to the treatment of men in relationships men suffering from depression fathers men who abuse women and men of color In each case Wexler provides an informative overview of the issues unique to each group sound advice and commonsense methods for treating each of these groups effectively nonjudgmentally and professionally

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