Does your son not talk about how he’s feeling?

  • Has your son become less open about his feelings or emotions? 
  • Does he say that “everything’s fine” or “stop worrying” even though you know that something is bothering him?
  • Is he quick to become angry, frustrated or does he cry easily?
  • Does his father say “leave him alone he’s fine” despite the fact that your intuition tells you something is bothering him?
  • Have you tried therapy and found it not to be effective?

As many parents have learned, traditional “talk therapy”/counseling is often ineffective for boys because it focuses on getting boys to verbalize their feelings and talk about problems which is counter-intuitive to how many boys and men communicate. 

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Skills we teach include:

  • Managing emotions in a manner expected for one’s age
  • Discerning the difference between “small problems”, “big problems” and responding appropriately
  • Social problem solving skills
  • Developing self-advocacy skills
  • How to share emotions in a safe way with other guys
  • How to ask for help in a way that feels comfortable

Contact us below to discuss how to we can help: