OUR APPROACH - MEN'S ISSUES
Your #1 Resource For Therapy For Men in Oakville
When exploring men’s issues in therapy, it is important for therapists to address the unique concerns and struggles which men face. This often involves creating an environment where men can feel safe and valued as they seek the tools to make positive change in life.
When providing therapy for men in Oakville, our therapists encounter a variety of issues, including:
The heartbeat of effectively dealing with men’s issues such as these is a deep ability to understand the client’s personal values so as to help them bring about change. All too often male clients can feel judged for their stances in therapy as opposed to feeling heard, valued and understood.
To provide effective therapy for men in Oakville, the therapist must begin with the recognition that men often have different mental health concerns than women. This truth is evident in the fact that men often do not have the same social support networks as women, may be less likely to talk about their feelings or seek help, and may not feel comfortable seeking help in a traditional therapy setting.
Some common approaches used by our therapists when providing therapy for men in Oakville include:
Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) which focuses on identifying and changing negative thought patterns and behaviors
Narrative Therapy, which helps individuals understand the story that they tell themselves about themselves
Solution-focused therapy, which focuses on identifying and achieving specific goals
Mindfulness-based therapy, which focuses on being present in the moment and accepting emotions and thoughts without judgment
Trauma-focused therapy, which helps individuals to process and cope with past traumatic experiences
Motivational Interviewing, which helps to explore and resolve ambivalence to change
Each of these approaches requires a radical sense of empathy and acceptance, and we are proud to offer specific therapy focused on addressing men’s issues at our clinic.