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Phoenix Therapist/Counselor for Men

Tweet Phoenix Men’s Counseling – some of the benefits! – Learn better communication with your wife/ girlfriend – Feel more appreciated – Get “in sync” again with her – Break the “suffer in stoic silence” mode – Generate energy, fun … Continue reading

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Phoenix Therapist/Counselor for Gay Men and Couples

Tweet Looking for a gay-friendly counselor who you can work well with? Are you struggling with your partner and need to feel more at ease about your relationship? My counseling practice offers same-sex couples and individuals help in dealing with … Continue reading

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The Present Moment vs. Stories & Assumptions

Tweet Making up stories and assumptions about people and about situations often times get us into trouble. When  our minds go to devising stories — as colorful and intriguing as they are — they’re often times wrong. This presents a … Continue reading

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On Nice Guys and Their Hidden Anger

Tweet (This is an excerpt from my upcoming e-book tentatively titled “The Nice Guy’s Textbook: On Love, Life, and Getting a Spine.” Coming soon and will be available at my site – www.phoenixmenscounseling.com.) Anger and nice guys don’t mix. Because … Continue reading

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The Distracted Guy: Porn, Infidelity, and Emotional Cheating

Tweet All too often, I talk with guys and couples who are having issues with one or more of the three of these issues. It’s like guys have one foot in their relationship or marriage, and one foot out. Many … Continue reading

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Building a Better Marriage: The Affection Factor

Tweet One thing that guys have a very hard time doing is expressing affection to the women in my life. Small acts of kindness go a long way. For a lot of men, showing their wives and girlfriends how they … Continue reading

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Phoenix Mens Counseling: How to Convince Your Husband to Get Counseling

Tweet When I saw this title, which came from a search for my counseling services, I thought it was brilliant. I couldn’t have said it better. I’ve never thought to Google things that specifically, but I liked it, and I … Continue reading

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Phoenix Mens Counseling: On Melting Her Hurt and Winning Her Trust

Tweet For women, trust and hurt are intertwined. I speak with a lot of women who hold tightly onto their hurt towards their husbands and boyfriends. This creates a “freezing out” effect, where guys become pretty confused, reactive and angry, … Continue reading

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Phoenix Mens Counseling: “Sex and Your Shadow Side”

Tweet I was watching a video of Gov. Mark Sanford of South Carolina yesterday, stumble through his atonement from his bewildering escapades to South America. He explained his extramarital affair, and all the people he hurt, and uses a lot … Continue reading

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Men and Depression: Repressed Needs

Tweet I’m not going to start out by saying that depression is merely a function of not getting what you want. Depression has roots deeper than that explanation. It can be caused, or related to, nutritional imbalances, individual and varying … Continue reading

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