Male Psychology in Simple Terms & What the hell is going on with us Men?

Male Psychology

[Episode 88 of The Intentional Clinician Podcast]

Today’s episode makes use of unusual and “offensive” terminology in order to drive home some bigger ideas. This episode is for anyone interested in learning how to deal with some of the challenges in life, whether they are men or women or other people who want to know “Why do men behave this way.”

The authors of “Be Less Dickish,” David Coates and Corey Kilpack, meet with Paul Krauss MA LPC to talk about male archetypes, how to deal with stress, emotional challenges, and relationship problems, as well as their book.

Learn more about the work of David Coates and Corey Kilpack here: www.BeLessDickish.com

Be Less Dickish (the book) is available here:

https://bookshop.org/books/be-less-dickish-the-definitive-self-help-book-about-men/9798697949559

Be Less Dickish available on Audible here:

https://www.audible.ca/pd/Be-Less-Dickish-Audiobook/B09CF74X47

What is Be Less Dickish? We took intense and familiar labels which are assigned to men—and did something transformative. “Asshole, douchebag, pussy and dick.” Most of us have a visceral response to these labels, especially “pussy.” Up until now, these labels have been used as throw-away insults and judgments. Initially, many may want to turn away from these harsh identifiers, yet they are part of the everyday vernacular. Our research and work removed the generalization, fear, and loathing from these words and translated the energy into definitions and strategies that are positive, qualitative and meaningful.

Are you a parent of an adult that is having major difficulties? Is there conflict in your family about how much help to give your adult child?

Paul Krauss MA LPC is the Clinical Director of Health for Life Counseling Grand Rapids, home of The Trauma-Informed Counseling Center of Grand Rapids. Paul is also a Private Practice Psychotherapist, an Approved EMDRIA Consultant , host of the Intentional Clinician podcast, Behavioral Health Consultant, Clinical Trainer, and Counseling Supervisor. Paul is now offering consulting for a few individuals and organizations. Paul is the creator of the National Violence Prevention Hotline (in progress) as well as the Intentional Clinician Training Program for Counselors. Paul has been quoted in the Washington PostNBC NewsWired Magazine, and Counseling Today. Questions? Call the office at 616-200-4433. 

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Original Music:

”Shades of Currency” [Instrumental] from Archetypes by PAWL (Spotify)

“Head On (Hold On To Your Heart) from On Oni Pond by Man Man (Spotify)

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