men of all ages making tough life decisions
As a therapist, when I work with a man, no matter his age in years, I seek to know the story he has created for himself, and the story that he believes others have placed upon him. This model of “narrative therapy” is the underpinning of how I help men who are going through a difficult transition in life. Sometimes, the story of who a man has always wanted to be lies in his parental role models. Other times, its genesis lies in one or more defining moments in a man’s life…trauma, a fall from grace, the death of a family member, not making the basketball team, or losing a friend or a partner.
The stories that a man creates for himself are often complex and held onto tightly…sometimes life-affirming and other times, destructive. Where does your happiness lie, I query. Tell me about the fire in your heart, I ask.
I’m happy to offer men’s counseling services to help you work through the decisions you need to make in your life. Reach out today using the links to the right of this page to schedule an appointment.
A faint flicker of light is in my chest
Where once there was a fire.
There was a time when I knew
what was right
When I was not ashamed
or scared to laugh
and move on.
A time when I strongly but gently
held a baby
or a partner
or a ball or paddle
or a document or a decision.
and I would look in the mirror and go to bed without