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  1. Perverse Psychology

    The pathologization of sexual violence and transgenderism

    By Jemma Tosh

    Series: Concepts for Critical Psychology

    Psychology defines people who take pleasure in the suffering of others as having a form of mental illness, while media representations frame such behaviour as ‘evil’. This is hotly contested territory, not least where sexual violence is concerned – violence which feminist voices argue is related to...

    Published June 21st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Counseling Gay Men, Adolescents, and Boys

    A Strengths-Based Guide for Helping Professionals and Educators

    Edited by Michael M. Kocet

    Series: The Routledge Series on Counseling and Psychotherapy with Boys and Men

    Counseling Gay Men, Adolescents, & Boys: A Strengths-Based Guide for Helping Professionals and Educators provides practitioners and educators with critical information needed to help navigate the therapeutic and educational terrain of working with gay males. While other books address a broad...

    Published June 11th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Overcoming Masculine Depression

    The Pain Behind the Mask, 2nd Edition

    By John R. Lynch, Christopher Kilmartin

    In Overcoming Masculine Depression, psychologists John Lynch and Christopher Kilmartin present a model that provides new ways of understanding men’s behaviors. This unique book does not portray men as victims, but seeks to increase awareness that a great deal of depression in men is misunderstood...

    Published May 12th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Tough Guys and True Believers

    Managing Authoritarian Men in the Psychotherapy Room

    By John M. Robertson

    Series: The Routledge Series on Counseling and Psychotherapy with Boys and Men

    Some men are especially difficult to manage in the psychotherapy room. They are controlling, exploitive, rigid, aggressive, and prejudiced. In a word, they are Authoritarian. This book is a guide for therapists and counselors who work with these men, offering an understanding of their psychological...

    Published March 11th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Gender in the Therapy Hour

    Voices of Female Clinicians Working with Men

    Edited by Holly Barlow Sweet

    Series: The Routledge Series on Counseling and Psychotherapy with Boys and Men

    There is no shortage of literature about working with men in counseling and psychotherapy, but almost none of it addresses the unique issues that a female clinician can face with a male client. These women do not have a basis for a complete understanding of the impact our society’s ideas about...

    Published March 4th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Engaging Men in Couples Therapy

    Edited by David Shepard, Michele Harway

    Series: The Routledge Series on Counseling and Psychotherapy with Boys and Men

    This book will help practitioners overcome one of the leading challenges in couples therapy: working effectively with the male partner. Men have unique needs and psychological issues that many clinicians may not recognize or know how to address. This volume presents chapters by the leading...

    Published July 24th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Culturally Responsive Counseling with Asian American Men

    Edited by William Ming Liu, Derek Kenji Iwamoto, Mark H. Chae

    Series: The Routledge Series on Counseling and Psychotherapy with Boys and Men

    Asian American men represent a complex group with distinct psychological and mental health concerns, yet the current counseling literature is lacking in resources for clinicians working with this population. The purpose of this text is to provide practitioners with a comprehensive overview of...

    Published February 22nd 2010 by Routledge

  8. Please Select Your Gender

    From the Invention of Hysteria to the Democratizing of Transgenderism

    By Patricia Gherovici

    "I have the worst birth defect a woman can have: I was born with a penis and a pair of testicles." Thus we meet Hera, who shares her reason for starting psychoanalysis and whose statement embodies the debate over transgenderism, rigorously dissected in Please Select Your Gender. Is it a mental...

    Published January 14th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Sex Changes

    Transformations in Society and Psychoanalysis

    By Mark J. Blechner

    Series: Psychoanalysis in a New Key Book Series

    The last half-century has seen enormous changes in society’s attitude toward sexuality. In the 1950s, homosexuals in the United States were routinely arrested; today, homosexual activity between consenting adults is legal in every state, with same-sex marriage legal in Massachusetts and ...

    Published February 19th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Heterosexual Masculinities

    Contemporary Perspectives from Psychoanalytic Gender Theory

    Edited by Bruce Reis, Robert Grossmark

    Series: Psychoanalysis in a New Key Book Series

    In recent years there have been substantial changes in approaches to how genders are made and what functions genders fulfill. Most of the scholarly focus in this area has been in the areas of feminist, gay, and lesbian studies, and heterosexual masculinity - which tended to be defined by lack and...

    Published February 16th 2009 by Routledge