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The Effect of Gender Roles on Male Depression and Suicidal Behavior: Diagnostic Issues, Gender Specific Interventions, and an Integrative Therapeutic Approach

Presenter: 
Bruce Feingold, PhD

Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. Registration starts at 9:00 am.
The Effect of Gender Roles on Male Depression and Suicidal Behavior: Diagnostic Issues, Gender Specific Interventions, and an Integrative Therapeutic Approach

Research demonstrates there are significant differences between men and women on the experience and presentation of depression, coping mechanisms, seeking psychotherapy, risk factors and suicide. This course will examine the newest research on "hegemonic" masculinity and how it affects depression, including male atypical depression, diagnosis, suicide risk and psychotherapy. We will discuss the contributions of Joiner and Maltsberger to understand men’s vulnerability to suicide, use case presentations to identify the psychodynamics and interpersonal styles of depressed men, and detail gender specific and integrative approaches to working with men.

Bruce Feingold, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist who has been practicing for thirty-seven years in Walnut Creek, specializing in adults, adolescents, couples, families and men’s groups. For nearly ten years he has worked at Contra Costa County Mental Health with adolescents and families where he founded a training program for masters and doctoral interns. He consulted on the adult units of Walnut Creek Hospital, and founded and directed a young adult program and training program for doctoral level students. Throughout his career Dr. Feingold has specialized in the treatment of men; he has also taught at graduate programs and led trainings on working with men.

Date & Time: Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. Registration starts at 9:00 am.

Location: TPI, 2232 Carleton St., Berkeley, CA 94704 (get map and directions)

 Fee if Registration Completed: by 8/27/19 after 8/27/19
TPI Members $81 $101
Nonmembers $99 $119
Prelicensed Students/Interns $63 $83

CE: 3 Credits. $10 additional fee for CE credits. The Psychotherapy Institute is approved by the California Psychological Association to provide continuing professional education for psychologists, LMFTs, LCSWs, and LPCCs (provider number PSY005). The Psychotherapy Institute maintains responsibility for these programs and their content (see Course Policies). 

$10 fee