Terry Real, LCSW
Men in Therapy: Shame & grandiosity, empathy & accountability
Saturday February 2, 2019
9:00 – 5:00 $165/$140 until 1/11/19 7 CE hours
APA Level – Intermediate
We’ve all worked with troubled men who are irresponsible, oppressive, or emotionally absent—and dragged into therapy by their partners. This workshop will explore common themes of trauma and disconnection in many men’s lives and how it can translate into overt and covert depression, which, in turn, fuels frequent male issues of self-medication and sexual or aggressive acting out. Terry Real returns to UCI to present his newest work in effectively engaging men in therapy. His powerful approach integrates a high level of empathy while challenging their level of accountability. He will present a range of strategies to help men reconnect to their core self, be more accountable for their behavior, as well as focusing on their underlying vulnerabilities.
In this workshop, you’ll learn…
About the presenter: Terry Real, LCSW (aka “the Velvet Pick Axe”)