Counseling for Men Archives | Justin Lioi, LCSW - Brooklyn, NY
Where Is Your Competitive Side Hiding?

Where Is Your Competitive Side Hiding?

Competition is motivating to a lot of people, but many feel it’s just unhelpful and destructive. But hiding your competitive side may be hurting you more than you realize. Competition is another one of those things that seems binary: I’m a competitive person or I’m...
You Can’t Think Your Way Into Happiness

You Can’t Think Your Way Into Happiness

Approaching your therapy in the same way you tackle a new project at work or develop a certain concrete skill may be just what’s getting in the way of your happiness. The emotional logic you need may be different from the logic you successfully use elsewhere. It...
How to Get a Man to Go to Therapy

How to Get a Man to Go to Therapy

To get a man to go to therapy there are a few things you need to take into consideration. Men are not socialized to ask for help—especially when it comes to slippery “feminine” things like their emotions. But men have them (emotions, that is) and often could use some...

Thoughts From a Man Dealing with Infertility

The relentless roller coaster of managing infertility is full of hopeful possibilities and deep disappointments. Men in particular try to hide this in a misguided attempt to not over-burden their female partners, but this just leaves many guys feeling more alone and...