The New Handbook of Psychotherapy and Counseling with Men: A Comprehensive Guide to Settings, Problems, and Treatment Approaches / Edition 1

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The New Handbook of Psychotherapy and Counseling with Men provides a definitive guide to the theory and practice of treating men, including the most current research, effective treatment programs, techniques, and strategies for working compassionately and successfully with the often resistant or mandated male client. Presented as a one-volume paperback version paired down from the original two-volume hardcover book. The contributed volume is written by an exceptional group of mental health professionals who draw on their research, scholarship, academic and clinical real-life experience of working with male clients facing problems in a variety of settings and circumstances.

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What People Are Saying

From the Publisher
"A superb discourse on modern men and their problems. A must-readfor all practicing psychotherapists."
—Bernard D. Beitman, professor and chairman, Department ofPsychiatry, University of Missouri-Columbia, and author ofLearning Psychotherapy and The Structure of IndividualPsychotherapy

"This is a splendid award-winning book that even the mostseasoned practitioner, regardless of theoretical orientation, willfind quite valuable! This revised and abridged edition provides anin-depth and comprehensive understanding of the unique problems ofmen in various settings, as well as ‘normal’ issues ofthe male life cycle. All psychotherapists will find thedescriptions of formats and modalities, as well as special skillsin working with men, to be enlightening. The case examples arerich, inspiring, and provide insights about working men not foundelsewhere. This edited handbook belongs in every universitylibrary, as well as that of each psychotherapist, instructor, andstudent of counseling and psychotherapy."
—Melba J. T. Vasquez, former president, APA Division 35, Societyfor the Psychology of Women, APA Division 17, Society of CounselingPsychology, and 2006 president of the Texas PsychologicalAssociation

"Good and Brooks have distilled the essence of their importanttwo-volume work into an extremely accessible and no less usefulbook that’s essential for competent practice. If you workwith men, or with people who relate to men (in other words, ifyou’re a therapist), then you’ll need to read this bookso that your consciousness of men’s diverse roles andrealities will be raised and sharpened."
—Laura S. Brown, professor, Washington School of ProfessionalPsychology, Argosy University/Seattle

"The best just keeps getting better! The revised edition ofThe New Handbook of Psychotherapy and Counseling with Menupdates and improves upon the earlier classic. Simultaneouslypractical and scholarly, it is a treasure for all mental healthprofessionals treating men."
—John C. Norcross, professor of psychology and distinguisheduniversity fellow, University of Scranton; editor, Journal ofClinical Psychology: In Sessio; president, InternationalSociety of Clinical Psychology

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780787978341
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 2/25/2005
  • Edition description: Revised and Abridged from the Previous Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 464
  • Sales rank: 1,347,688
  • Product dimensions: 7.06 (w) x 9.52 (h) x 1.38 (d)

Meet the Author

Glenn E. Good, Ph.D., is an associate professor of educational,school, and counseling psychology at the University ofMissouri-Columbia and past president of the APA's Men's Division(51). He is an editor of the Handbook of Counseling andPsychotherapy with Men.

Gary R. Brooks, Ph.D., is a professor in the Department ofPsychology and Neuroscience, Baylor University, and former chief ofpsychological services at the Veterans Administration Center inTemple, Texas. He is the author of A New Psychotherapy forTraditional Men and The Centerfold Syndrome, both fromJossey-Bass.

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Table of Contents


Introduction (Glenn E. Good and Gary R. Brooks).


1. A Male-Friendly Therapeutic Process with School-Age Boys(Mark S. Kiselica).

2. Counseling Men in Medical Settings: The Six-Point HEALTH Plan(Will H. Courtenay).

3. Consulting with Men in Business and Industry (Hope I. Hills,Aaron Carlstrom, and Margaret Evanow).

4. Counseling Men in College Settings (John M. Robertson).

5. Issues of Males with Physical Disabilities in RehabilitationSettings (Irmo D. Marini).

6. Counseling and Psychotherapy for Male Military Veterans (GaryR. Brooks).


7. Assessing and Treating Depression in Men (Sam V.Cochran).

8. Treating Substance Abuse in Men (Carl Isenhart).

9. Male Survivors of Trauma (David Lisak).


10. The Crises of Boyhood (Ronald F. Levant).

11. Addressing the Implications of Male Socialization for CareerCounseling (Mary J. Heppner and P. Paul Heppner).

12. Psychotherapy with Men Navigating Midlife Terrain (Sam V.Cochran).


13. “Masked Men”: New Psychoanalytically OrientedTreatment Models for Adult and Young Adult Men (William S.Pollack).

14. Cognitive Therapy for Men (James R. Mahalik).

15. Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Men (James R. Mahalik).

16. Integrative Therapy for Men (Glenn E. Good and Laurie B.Mintz).

17. Group Therapy for Men (Fredric E. Rabinowitz).

18. Family Therapy for Men (Carol L. Philpot).


19. Women Helping Men: Strengths of and Barriers to WomenTherapists Working with Men Clients (Norine G. Johnson).

20. Male Therapist, Male Client: Reflections on CriticalDynamics (Murray Scher).


21. African-Centered Therapeutic and Counseling Interventionsfor African American Males (Leon D. Caldwell and Joseph L.White).

22. Machismo Revisited in a Time of Crisis: Implications forUnderstanding and Counseling Hispanic Men (J. Manuel Casas, JosephA. Turner, and Christopher A. Ruiz de Esparza).

23. Asian American Masculinity and Therapy: The Concept ofMasculinity in Asian American Males (David Sue).

24. Psychotherapy with Gay and Bisexual Men (Douglas C.Haldeman).

25. Counseling Men with Religious Affiliations (Michael R.Maples and John M. Robertson).

A Final Word (Gary R. Brooks and Glenn E. Good).

About the Editors.

About the Contributors.

Name Index.

Subject Index.

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