Therapy with Men after Sixty is a breakthrough book for professionals that helps them open their clients' minds to new ways of thinking, behaving, and feeling about the aging process. The authors adopt a realistic but optimistic tone as they carefully examine the psychological, relational, and sexual aspects of life after 60, while also dispelling common myths. Topics addressed include how to build and maintain Psychological Well Being, have quality relationships, build self-esteem, and deal with crisis and loss. Practical topics, such as financial issues, living situations, and relationships with adult children and grandchildren are addressed through guidelines, skill exercises, and case studies. Each chapter helps mental health professionals to account for individual, couple, cultural, and value differences, making this an unparalleled resource for helping men successfully meet the challenges of aging.
About the Authors:
Barry McCarthy, PhD, is a clinical psychologist, professor of psychology, and a certified sex and marital therapist. He has published extensively on couples and sexuality and has run over 300 professional workshops nationally and internationally. He is also the recipient of numerous awards, including the 2009 Smart Marriages Impact Award.
Emily McCarthy has been working with her husband, Barry, for years and together they have authored 11 books. She has a degree in speech communication, and her writing provides a balanced, humanistic perspective.