Prepare Your Family For Your Death

In this episode Charles breaks his silence on the passing of Kobe Bryant to send a hard, remindful message to all. We know the untimely death of Kobe, his daughter Gigi and their colleagues rocked much of the world and people are still very distraught over it. In fact, Charles also speaks about considering anti-depressantsContinue reading “Prepare Your Family For Your Death”

Paola Rodriguez-Valentine’s Day Resolutions

Today Charles speaks with a good colleague, Miami and Ft. Lauderdale-based couples and sex therapist Paola Rodriguez. Paola is the owner/operator of Life Discovery Psych services. Paola focuses on cognitive behavioral therapy, couples counseling, group therapy and handles countless requests for workshops focusing on sex, intimacy and reigniting passion in relationships battered by today’s expectations. Continue reading “Paola Rodriguez-Valentine’s Day Resolutions”

Alia Salem- A Fight Against Religious Abuse

Today Charles talks with Sister Alia Salem, Founder and Executive Director of F.A.C.E (Facing Abuse in Community Environments) about the much needed work to highlight issues of abuse in religious environments and hold leaders accountable for immoral and predatory behaviors.  In many churches, mosques and synagogues around the country, faithful practitioners look to their trustedContinue reading “Alia Salem- A Fight Against Religious Abuse”

The Change Triangle for Guys: Normalizing Emotions for Men with Hilary Jacobs Hendel

Hilary Jacobs Hendel, LCSW, takes the complex world of emotions and makes them easy to understand and work with for greater peace, calm and confidence. She is the developer of the Change Triangle tool for emotional health. Hilary is also the author of the award-winning self-help book on emotions called, “It’s Not Always Depression: Working theContinue reading “The Change Triangle for Guys: Normalizing Emotions for Men with Hilary Jacobs Hendel”

Accepting My Chocolate Mess

Summary This show is dedicated to Devon. (1/6/1995-11/28/2017) *Please support our shows by going to http://www.patreon.com/thebarbershopgroup* Today Charles talks with former Spokane NAACP vice-president and president Phillip Tyler about cultural competency at universities across America and in the field of criminal justice. Phil made the difficult decision to move on from his post in correctionsContinue reading “Accepting My Chocolate Mess”

The Queer Guy Next Door

Summary *Please support our media and advocacy outreach by making a donation on our Patreon page.* Today Charles sits down to speak with photographer, Dj, producer, mental health worker, and queer activist Jamon Kimbrough about subtle forms of racism directed at queer men of color (even how men of color perpetuate continued racism among themselves)Continue reading “The Queer Guy Next Door”

Including Voices On Race and Masculinity-Mark Greene

The Barbershop Group founder Charles Catchings sits down to have an honest heart-to-heart with “The Little #MeToo Book For Men” author Mark Greene. Mark is also a contributor on Medium, The Good Men Project and works with corporations to develop competencies for diversity and inclusion in the workplace and beyond. You can also watch thisContinue reading “Including Voices On Race and Masculinity-Mark Greene”

Mindfulness For Men In Relationships

Summary *Please help us reach more men and those who love them by making a financial contribution on our Patreon page.* Today Charles speaks with Ontario-based counselor Melanie Tsesler; a speaker, mindfulness meditation teacher, individual and couples counselor and the founder of Mindful Beginnings. Known for her down-to-earth, engaging and kind-hearted demeanor, Melanie specializes inContinue reading “Mindfulness For Men In Relationships”

Addressing Facts and Myths of Male Sexual Abuse

***This topic may elicit uncomfortable feelings*** Today Charles discusses some of his own professional and personal experiences with sexual abuse, other victims and offenders along with myths surrounding it and how assault of boys and men can be serious obstacles to understanding and healing. It’s important to learn how wrong they are. Here are several mythsContinue reading “Addressing Facts and Myths of Male Sexual Abuse”

Mighty Mission with Nick Emeigh of NAMI Bucks County, PA

Summary Outreach & Development Director for NAMI of Bucks County, PA speaks with Charles about their mission to normalize conversations about mental health among everyone in America! Nick also took a moment to talk about his own struggle living with a mental illness and how it threatened his life.  NAMI of Bucks County, PA hasContinue reading “Mighty Mission with Nick Emeigh of NAMI Bucks County, PA”