Shame and Bullying in American Politics - Justin Lioi, LCSW - Brooklyn, NY

An Open Letter to Donald Trump From a Social Worker

I was fortunate enough to have a piece picked up and published on The Huffington Post. Shame is a topic I write about a lot and I wanted to highlight how the Republican nominee uses this so often–reflexively, even. Please let me know your thoughts in the comments below or on the site.

Take a read here.


Justin Lioi, LCSW is a men’s mental health and relationship expert. He is a Brooklyn therapist (as well as also seeing clients online throughout New York State and internationally.) He received his degree from New York University and has been working with men and their families for over 10 years. Justin is on the Board of the National Association of Social Workers and writes a weekly column for the Good Men Project called Unmasking Masculinity. He can be found on local and national podcasts talking about assertiveness, anger, self-compassion, all with the goal of becoming the man you want to be.