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Counseling Professor Pens Psychological Guidelines to Help Men and Boys

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Matt Englar-Carlson, professor of counseling, is one of the lead writers on the American Psychological Association’s new guidelines for working with boys and men

These guidelines suggest that males who are socialized to conform to “traditional masculinity ideology” are often negatively affected in terms of mental and physical health.

“The feminist movement in the ’60s and ’70s began to encourage us to look at women as gendered beings, and the men’s movement in psychology really benefited from that,” Englar-Carlson says.

Continue reading in the New York Times and the Washington Post.