“Strength is not the absence of vulnerability. Strength is knowing what your weaknesses are and working with them.”
— Terrence Real
These are admittedly confusing times for men. We hear that we need to be more balance with our masculinity, to learn to communicate more openly, and to act in a way that is co-empowering, but what does this all mean and how could it be of benefit?
This monthly, facilitated group answers these questions and more, offering support to men seeking greater emotional balance and harmony within their relationships.
More so in recent times, men have been discouraged from acknowledging their vulnerability with one another. We consequently fail to mentor one another with our support, encouragement, and varied perspectives. A men’s support group can provide encouragement, insight and positive alternatives for addressing difficulties with relationships, stress, anger, depression, and/or addictions.
Men who would like to experience facilitated peer support as they journey toward healing and rejuvenating their lives may choose to join this on-going monthly men’s psychotherapy group in Etobicoke. Inquiries to learn more about the group are welcome.
Here are some recommended readings that will complement the discussions we have in group (not required, but certainly insightful):
Terrence Real — I Don’t Want to Talk About It
John Gottman — 7 Principles for Making Marriage Work
Eckhart Tolle — The Power of Now
Richard Wagamese — Keeper ‘n Me
Thich Nhat Hahn — The Heart of Buddha’s Teaching
Christine Padesky — Mind over Mood
Terrence Real — The New Rules of Marriage
Pre-registration required. There is a fee of $45 (+hst) each group, however, the first session is free. This will allow anyone considering attending for the first time an opportunity to determine if this is a good fit for you. After March 22nd the group will be closed to new members for the year, so don’t hesitate to let me know if there are any questions I can answer or clarification I can offer to help you decide if you would to give it a try.