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Giving the Perfect Workshop

Those Who Do It Well Keep This One Principle in Mind

David Wexler • 8/19/2018

By David Wexler - I’ve spoken at more than a thousand conferences, and over the years, I’ve learned a lot about what works for speakers and what doesn’t, as well as how best to design an engaging professional workshop. Here’s what I’ve found.

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In Consultation

Understanding What Your Audience Needs

David Wexler • 1/18/2016

Some tips on the do’s and don’ts of giving a good workshop.

Magazine Article

Fine-Tuning Your Therapy Approach for Male Clients

Understanding Shame as a Threat to Perceptions of Manhood

David Wexler • 11/5/2015

The field of counseling and psychotherapy hasn't done a particularly good job of creating a user-friendly environment for male clients. The problem begins with a lack of awareness about the profound impact of shame. Most men will do whatever it takes to prove their manhood. Furthermore, there's a mismatch between the relational style of many men and the touchy-feely atmosphere of most counseling and psychotherapy. As therapists, we have two choices: shoehorn men into a process that's traditionally been more user-friendly for females, or reshape what we do and how we present it to better reach male clients.

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Shame-O-Phobia

Why Men Fear Therapy

David Wexler • 5/1/2010

Shame is the least understood dimension of men's inner experience—by both men themselves and the people who live with them. This lack of understanding may be the key to why fewer than one-third of psychotherapy clients are male.

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Giving the Perfect Workshop

Those Who Do It Well Keep This One Principle in Mind

David Wexler • 8/19/2018

By David Wexler - I’ve spoken at more than a thousand conferences, and over the years, I’ve learned a lot about what works for speakers and what doesn’t, as well as how best to design an engaging professional workshop. Here’s what I’ve found.

Daily Blog

Fine-Tuning Your Therapy Approach for Male Clients

Understanding Shame as a Threat to Perceptions of Manhood

David Wexler • 11/5/2015

The field of counseling and psychotherapy hasn't done a particularly good job of creating a user-friendly environment for male clients. The problem begins with a lack of awareness about the profound impact of shame. Most men will do whatever it takes to prove their manhood. Furthermore, there's a mismatch between the relational style of many men and the touchy-feely atmosphere of most counseling and psychotherapy. As therapists, we have two choices: shoehorn men into a process that's traditionally been more user-friendly for females, or reshape what we do and how we present it to better reach male clients.

Daily Blog
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In Consultation

Understanding What Your Audience Needs

David Wexler • 1/18/2016

Some tips on the do’s and don’ts of giving a good workshop.

Magazine Article

Shame-O-Phobia

Why Men Fear Therapy

David Wexler • 5/1/2010

Shame is the least understood dimension of men's inner experience—by both men themselves and the people who live with them. This lack of understanding may be the key to why fewer than one-third of psychotherapy clients are male.

Magazine Article
Page 1 of 1 (2 Items)
David Wexler, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist and executive director of the Relationship Training Institute. He’s the author of six books, including When Good Men Behave Badly and Men in Therapy.