Talking points: coaching, therapy, masculinity, mental health

Eyebrow-raising title aside, I know from personal experience it can be wildly difficult for coaches and therapists who work with men to make actual progress. But! There are clearcut reasons for this, and there are clearcut things you can do.

So if you’re a coach or therapist who wants a better experience for both you AND the guy in your chair, listen in. If you’re not one of those, then use this as a guide to help you find a coach that’s right for you!

(00:00:00) – Intro
(00:01:50)- Therapists tend to work with men the same way they’d word with women
(00:04:00) – The major reasons coaches/therapists struggle to get results
(00:09:42) – So how do you actually get results? And why rapport is so important
(00:11:38) – Get him out of his head and into his body
(00:16:05) – Develop the skills to truly be with his intensity
(00:20:54) – Identify where he feels he lacks competency—and build a plan
(00:22:50) – Learn to work with a man’s resistance, and repurpose his inner critic
(00:25:04) – Learn how (and when) to confront him on his BS
(00:25:58) – Be a friend

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