Gay Men and Depression: Four Strategies for Help As a specialist in therapy for gay men for over 26 years, by far the most common problem that I see in my office is about depression. I always joke that if the Eskimos supposedly have 23 different words for snow (wet, dry, new, old), we need … Read more Four Ways to Help Gay Men with Depression
Recently in my psychotherapy and coaching practice that has focused on gay men and gay male couples for over 26 years, a client started a session by talking about his previous week. “How was this week?” I asked. “Oh, boy. Lots going on. Been busy. Very busy. Toxic busy!” That phrase struck me. “Toxic busy”. … Read more Gay Therapist Discusses “Toxic Busy”: How Much Is Too Much for Gay Men?
Gay Men with Depression: Overcoming Fears of Psychiatric Medications and Making Them Work for You In my psychotherapy practice as a long-time (25 years) specialist in therapy for gay men and gay male couples, I’ve been concerned lately especially about two clients who are gay men with depression (another article on depression is here), with … Read more Gay Therapist Helps Gay Men with Depression Overcome Fears of Psychiatric Medications
It’s not true that all gay men spend an inordinate amount of time in the gym, but it sure seems like it’s all of them. For most gay men, it’s just routine. There is something about gay male culture world-wide that seems to support the “gym lifestyle”, whether it’s for health reasons or for the … Read more The Gym/Fitness Connection in Gay Men’s Mental Health