Tag: Couples Therapy


What Every Man should know about “Low-T”: Testosterone Replacement Therapy

A recent surge of ‘Low T” advertisements have led to an increase in men seeking Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) to a level of 3 percent of men over 40, as well as a industry of men’s clinics that has flowered to meet this interest. Because of this marketing blitz, millions of men and their partners […]

Men’s Mental Health

Men’s Mental Health Issues  In our macho world, boys learn to control their feelings, to never cry, and that anger and violence is a problem-solving method.  As a result, boys and men pay a huge toll for maintaining an image of manhood that keeps them isolated from women, children and other men.   -Stop the […]

Counseling on Men’s Issues

Gender Role Expectation as a Source of Men’s Health and Mental Health Disparaties Men are more likely to die than women for all 15 leading causes of death; the average life expectancy for a male, at birth, is 74.6 years, while for women it’s 79.6 years. This is because, Men do not seek out medical or mental […]

Couples Therapy with Emotional/Verbal and Psychological Abuse

Therapeutic Issues in Couples Therapy with Emotional/Verbal (Psychological) Abuse Moshe Rozdzial, PhD, LPC*   Intimate partner (domestic) abuse is a pattern of physical, emotional, verbal (psychological), and sexual mistreatment to gain and maintain differential power and control within an intimate relationship.  Verbal and emotional abuse in relationship are part of a range of coercive behaviors […]

LGBT Couples Therapy with Psychological Abuse

Working with Gay and Lesbian Couples with Emotional/Verbal (Psychological) Abuse Moshe Rozdzial, PhD, LPC*.   Intimate partner abuse exempts no race, ethnicity, socio-economic status, sexual orientation or social status. On a daily basis, issues of dominance, power, and control in relationships are rooted in the oppressive systems to which we are all conditioned. Heterosexual hegemony normalizes […]

Brainspotting: A New Model for Healing

BRAINSPOTTING is: -A Highly effective, Brain-Based therapy. -A Proceedure that engages the whole Mind-Body interrelationship. -A tool that allows for trauma work using the body’s natural internal support system known as resourcing. -A Process that supports deep healing and new understanding and growth.   What is  Brainspotting?: Resource BRAINSPOTTING utilizes the body’s capacity to engage […]

Sexual Disorders in Women and Men

Sexual disorders in Women: The most common sexual disorder in women is low sexual desire or hypoactive desire. Aversion to sex is also an issue for some women (often as a result of early sexual trauma) as well as inhibited orgasm. There are two sexual pain disorders that occur in women: Dyspareunia, or painful intercourse, […]

Erectile Dysfunction: Pharmacology vs. Mental Health

Erectile Dysfunction (Male Impotence): Pharmacology vs. Mental Health Moshe Rozdzial, PhD Urologists estimate that about 30 million American men suffer from some form of erectile dysfunction, and many clinicians believe that number is rising. Viagra, the pharmacological treatment for impotence, went on the market in April of 1998. Pfizer, Inc., its manufacturer, rates its success […]

Infidelity and Men: Why Men Cheat?

Infidelity and Men: Why Men Cheat? Moshe Rozdzial, PhD Infidelity by powerful men is not far from the headlines. Yet, regardless of age or race, both men and women cheat. The statistics of infidelity in monogamous relationships range widely from reports that about 28-60 percent of married men and 14-40 percent of married women being […]

7 Warning Signs Of A Troubled Relationship

7 Warning Signs Of A Troubled Relationship Other than obvious major relationship problems, such as physical violence, emotional, psychological or sexual abuse or affairs, many relationship problems are much more subtle or indirect. Yet, they may suggest that there are underlying unresolved issues that continue to erode the fabric of your relationship. By recognizing the […]