Fielding Graduate University faculty member in the School of Psychology Michele Harway, PhD, ABPP, and alumna Carolyn Steigmeier, PhD, HOS ’98 were each asked to contribute a chapter in Gender in the Therapy Hour: Voices of Female Clinicians Working with Men, (Holly Barlow Sweet, Ed.), Routledge, 2012 in their series on Counseling and Psychotherapy with Boys & Men. The author of each chapter discussed how she came to understand men and the treatment modalities she has found successful. All are members of the Society for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinity: Division 51 of the American Psychological Association.
Michele authored the chapter: Understanding men’s issues: Assessing and treating men who are abusive. Michele also recently published two books: Engaging men in couples therapy (with David Shepard, Eds.), Routledge, 2011 and Navigating multiple identities: Race, gender, culture, nationality and roles, (with Ruthellen Josselson, Eds.), Oxford University Press, 2012.
Carolyn wrote the chapter Coaching Men, which focused on coaching as an alternative therapeutic modality for working with men as opposed to traditional psychotherapy. In her dissertation, "Men in a Cultural Vise: Foucauldian genealogical analysis of the social construction of men as resistant," (Fielding Graduate University, 1998) Carolyn examined cultural views of men through the social construction of masculinity. Based on her research and years of working with men she developed the Men in Action™ Coaching Process, a positive approach with action-oriented tools to tackle real issues in real time by following a plan.
Gender in the Therapy Hour: Voices of Female Clinicians Working with Men, (Holly Barlow Sweet, Ed.), Routledge, 2012 can be ordered on Amazon.com
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