Radically Authentic Fatherhood

In this episode Charles delivers a list of things sons need to hear their fathers say or do. Some of these actions and words need to be executed in the context of an intimate relationship while others require sons see men beyond intimate partnerships. These tips will undoubtedly help boys boost their emotional intelligence, emotionalContinue reading “Radically Authentic Fatherhood”

Race, Mental Health and My Inner Self

Today cohost Jamiere Abney, Associate Dean of Admissions at Colgate University and Coordinator of Outreach for Opportunity & Inclusion speaks with Ben Schneider, University of Milwaukee grad, sales professional, and an avid follower of The Barbershop Group about his professional efforts to change how corporate America engages people of color and about his own desireContinue reading “Race, Mental Health and My Inner Self”

Men’s Bullsh!T Barriers To Therapy

In this podcast, Charles Catchings discusses 30 barriers that men often times say and do as an excuse to not focus on their mental health. From lack of time to financial burdens, Charles talks about the reasons why seeking therapy is better for your health than you may think. Resources discussed in the podcast: ⁃Continue reading “Men’s Bullsh!T Barriers To Therapy”

What Does George Floyd’s Death Mean For Americans?

A few of The Barbershop Group board members take some time to reflect on the untimely homicide of George Floyd by former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, who pressed Floyd’s head into the pavement with his knee on his neck until he lost consciousness, dying moments later. Florida-based LMFT Genesis Games, Human Resource specialist CarlContinue reading “What Does George Floyd’s Death Mean For Americans?”

Nowhere To Go-Impacts of COVID19 on Latino-Americans

Today Charles from The Barbershop Group speaks with LMFT Yvette Nava of Burbank, CA about the impact of COVID19 on Latino-American families in the region. While some Americans have been enjoying time away from hectic schedules and implementing some much needed self-care, other segments of American society are caught between a rock and hard placeContinue reading “Nowhere To Go-Impacts of COVID19 on Latino-Americans”

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”