Justin Lioi, Author at Justin Lioi, LCSW - Brooklyn, NY

The Importance of Male Friendships

Way too many of the men I work with do not have deep friendships. This goes for the married guys, the single guys, the new fathers and not-so-new fathers. If they are in a relationship, their closest confidant is (and it’s great that it often is) their...

How to Help By Not Helping

So often in my office I’ve heard the story of a guy who’s really upset that their help is being rejected or responded to with derision. They are angry, confused, and judgmental–often at the same time. They can clearly see what their partner, their...

Compassion is the Answer

I recently listened to one of the most freeing podcasts I’ve ever heard. It’s called ‘Man Enough’ and it’s hosted by Justin Baldoni, Liz Plank, & Jamey Heath. This particular episode featured an interview with Alok Vaid-Menon. A...