The Changing Man: A Mental Health Guide (Paperback)

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The Changing Man: A Mental Health Guide (Paperback)


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Too many men are suffering with their emotional health issues in silence, and male suicide rates are high. Men are affected by everyday stress, high workloads, anxiety and depression, loss of confidence or identity, relationship breakdowns, family disruption, addictions and trauma — just the same as women. But society has placed a stigma on men’s mental health. Men have found it hard to reach out in the past because of a sense of shame that comes from our society. 

But men are changing. They are re-defining what it is to be "strong," and are more open to understanding their emotions and reaching out for help. The Changing Man: A Mental Health Guide explores a range of issues affecting men’s emotional health and well-being, and provides a collection of tried and tested tools to ensure no man suffers in silence again. From dealing with addiction, to bettering relationships, overcoming depression, working through sexuality concerns and realising that it is okay not to be okay, The Changing Man’s methods and knowledge may just change your emotional health for the better. No shame. No silence. No anger.

Dr Cate Howell is a GP, therapist, educator and author. She had a Year 2000 Churchill Fellowship and completed a PhD on depression. In 2012 Cate was awarded the Order of Australia Medal for services to mental health. Cate currently works as a General Practitioner with Defence, and also has a private practice focusing on mental health and various teaching activities. Cate has a passion for sharing practical information about mental health through writing, and she has authored five books on mental health and counselling. She is a co-author of Release Your Worries (with Dr Michele Murphy), and the author of Intuition, The Changing Man, and Listening, Learning, Caring and Counselling (all Exisle). She loves spending time with her family and friends, walking on the beach, reading and swimming.

Alex Barnard is an educator and musician, who has recently been studying a postgraduate psychology course. Alex has been passionate about mental health and well-being since he was a teenager, especially anxiety and depression prevention and intervention. During his final year at Victorian College of the Arts where he studied a Bachelor of Music Performance, Alex ‘s major research assessment focused on performance anxiety in musicians and the physical and psychological strategies used to overcome it. Alex hopes to study Music Therapy and assist individuals to improve their mental health and well-being through music.

Product Details ISBN: 9781925820355
ISBN-10: 1925820351
Publisher: Exisle Publishing
Publication Date: November 17th, 2020
Pages: 288
Language: English
…practical guide to overcoming common mental health issues that affect millions of men…—Anxiety Gone