Men’s Issues

Sherman Counseling

Simply put, we want to improve the quality of life for our clients. We take this very seriously and make all of our organizational and clinical decisions based on the principle of what is in the best interest of our clients and how can we improve the quality of the services.

The Mask You Live In

The Mask You Live In is a film that follows boys and young men as they struggle with themselves while negotiating America’s narrow definition of masculinity.

The Masks of Masculinity

In The Mask of Masculinity, Howes exposes the ultimate emptiness of the Material Mask, the man who chases wealth above all things; the cowering vulnerability that hides behind the Joker and Stoic Masks of men who never […]

The Expectant Father: Facts, Tips and Advice for Dads-to-Be

An information-packed guide to all the emotional, financial and physical changes the father-to-be may experience during the course of his partner’s pregnancy. 

A Man’s Recovery from Traumatic Childhood Abuse: The Insiders

Break the silence about male victims of incest and sexual abuse! The pseudonymous author of A Man’s Recovery from Traumatic Childhood […]

Iron John: A Book About Men

“National Book Award-winning poet and translator Robert Bly offers nothing less than a new vision of what it is to be a man.”

King, Warrior, Magician, Lover: Rediscovering the Archetypes of the Mature Masculine

“The bestselling, widely heralded, Jungian introduction to the psychological foundation of a mature, authentic, and revitalized masculinity.”

The Way of the Superior Man

What is your true purpose in life? What do women really want? What makes a good lover? If you’re a man reading this, you’ve undoubtedly asked yourself these questions—but you may not have had much luck answering them.

Real Boys: Rescuing Our Sons from the Myths of Boyhood

“National Book Award-winning poet and translator Robert Bly offers nothing less than a new vision of what it is to be a man.”

Victims No Longer: The Classic Guide for Men Recovering from Sexual Child Abuse

For millions of men on the path to recovery, Victims No Longer is the next step. The first book written specifically for men, Victims No Longer examines the changing cultural attitudes toward male survivors of incest and sexual trauma. 

ManKind Project

The ManKind Project® is a global not for profit organization [501(c)(3) in the US] that conducts challenging and highly rewarding trainings for men at every stage of life. We help men through any transition, men at all levels of success, men facing almost any challenge.

Beginning to Heal (Revised Edition): A First Book for Men and Women Who Were Sexually Abused As Children

Beginning to Heal offers hope and guidance for all survivors starting the healing journey. No matter how great your pain today, you can not only heal but thrive.

Beyond Betrayal: Taking Charge of Your Life After Boyhood Sexual Abuse

Providing empowering action steps and written specifically for survivors of male sexual abuse as well as their spouses, partners, and loved ones, Beyond Betrayal is based on Richard Gartner’s decades of experience as a psychologist, psychoanalyst, and advocate for sexually abused men. 

Abused Boys: The Neglected Victims of Sexual Abuse

A long overdue book by a psychologist who has extensive clinical experience treating male victims of child sexual abuse, it explodes the myth that sexual abuse of male children is rare, or that the consequences are less serious than for girls. Hunter examines the physical and emotional impact […]

A Rock and a Hard Place: One Boy’s Triumphant Story

A teenager who, until he was eleven years old, had been the victim of horrific physical and sexual abuse on the part of his parents, describes his escape from torment, his diagnosis with AIDS, and his continuing battle for survival.

The Next Step Counseling and Training and Small Wonder Books

The Next Step Counseling and Training is located in Brookline, Massachusetts. Co-directors Mike Lew, M.Ed. and Thom Harrigan, LICSW and their associates offer individual therapy, couples counseling, group therapy and clinical supervision as well as experiential workshops, professional trainings and public lectures. 

Innocence and Outrage!: Recovery After Eight Years of Sexual Abuse and Rejection by Society

Abused by father and priest, misdiagnosed by psychologists, provoked by policemen, attacked by hospital security guards and dismissed by psychiatrists, after forty years Chris Logue finally finds a counselor to guide his recovery.

Male Survivor

We are committed to preventing, healing, and eliminating all forms of sexual victimization of boys and men through support, treatment, research, education, advocacy, and activism. It is with great pride that we are announcing the publication of Issue # 3 of the MaleSurvivor quarterly e-Newsletter. encourages men to read about other men’s psychological journeys and struggles along with movies. Men can have covert depression, sense of isolation.

When Good Men Behave Badly: Change Your Behavior, Change Your Relationship

This is the only book written specifically for men in a language that is respectful to men, about how to deal better […]


Your journey begins with Lifebook’s Intra-Spect Assessment. Learn more about the 12 Lifebook categories. Discover where you stand in each of them and gain […]

The Second Half of Life: Opening the Eight Gates of Wisdom

When you find the courage to change at midlife,’ Angeles Arrien teaches, ‘a miracle happens.’ Your character is opened, deepened, strengthened, softened.

The Art of Growing Older: Writers on Living and Aging by Wayne C. Booth

To delve into ‘The Art of Growing Older: Writers on Living and Aging,’ by Wayne Booth (U. of Chicago Press 1992) is to discover, or rediscover, that the […]

I Don’t Want to Talk About It: Overcoming the Secret Legacy of Male Depression

When Terrence Real was studying to be a therapist, he accepted the notion that women suffered depression at rates several times that of men. 

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