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Transition to Parenthood

The transition to parenthood can be an exciting time for couples, full of anticipation and hope for the future. In preparing to become parents, couples often focus on childbirth and child-rearing. Hospitals, bookstores and the Internet offer extensive resources on childbirth, breastfeeding and infant care.

The transition to parenthood can be an exciting time for couples, full of anticipation and hope for the future. In preparing to become parents, couples often focus on childbirth and child-rearing. Hospitals, bookstores, and the Internet offer extensive resources on childbirth, breastfeeding, and infant care.

Men in Therapy

A man faces a dilemma when he decides to enter psychotherapy, whether it is on his own or with his partner or family. Research shows that men are generally hesitant to seek counseling (Cheatham, Shelton & Ray, 1987), and when a male-female couple begins counseling, it is usually the woman who initiates the process (Silitsky, 2000).