The Secret Lives of Men

Presented by Chris Blazina, PhD on 12-05-2008 at 9 a.m. Pacific to 10:30 a.m. Pacific (1:30 p.m. Eastern)

This presentation offers intervention strategies related to the complicated clinical realm of working with male psychotherapy clients. Participants gain awareness into the traditional gender socialization that many men experience and how that affects psychological well-being, attitudes towards help-seeking, and subsequent use of psychological defenses.

This web conference is based on the recently released self-help book, The secret lives of men: What men want you to know, about love, sex, and relationships. This provides a "common language" for the client and therapist to discuss more complex clinical matters that are drawn from the relational aspects of psychodynamic theory. In this seminar, the text also easily allows the discussion to deepen further to the research and theory it is based upon. Participants will learn new insights and approaches in terms of working with male clients.

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1.5 CE credits will be provided by GoodTherapy.org for attending this web conference in its entirety.

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Meet the Presenter

Chris Blazina, PhD

Chris Blazina, PhD

Christopher is a licensed psychologist who has published over twenty-five scholarly articles about the psychology of men and masculinity and is the author of the academic text The Cultural Myth of Masculinity. He holds a doctorate degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of North Texas and has been a professor at the University of Houston and Tennessee State University. More information on Dr. Blazina and his work is available here.

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  • Logo This course has been approved by GoodTherapy.org, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #135463. GoodTherapy.org is responsible for all aspects of their programming.
  • GoodTherapy.org, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0395.
  • GoodTherapy.org, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists #MFT-0022 and for licensed mental health counselors #MHC-0031.

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