Mindful Men

By Stephen J. Johnson, Ph.D. This article was published in the July/August 2010 issue of The Los Angeles Psychologist, a publication of the  Los Angeles County Psychological Association. The theme of the issue is:  Psychotherapy and Mindfulness:  Techniques and Theory for Clinical Practice. I’ve worked as an educator and psychotherapist in private practice for 40

The Absent Father

Disconnected Dads, Confused Kids By Stephen Johnson, Ph.D. As printed in Whole Life Times, August 1993 Humanity is at the end of a double millennium. As it speeds toward the completion of its second thousand-year period of recorded history, the epic experiment known as civilization reveals certain bitter truths with which we must contend. It

The Conscious Male

 Interview with Dr. Stephen Johnson by Chrysalis Hyon Throughout the country in different supportive settings, men are participating in workshops to come to terms with what it means to be a man today, and in the process renew their commitment to themselves, their community and planetary stewardship. Psychotherapist Stephen Johnson, Ph.D. is the founder and

What, Me Worry?*

By T. Jesse Goff Yeah, we know: Even paranoids have real enemies. But you’re probably just a guy who frets too much. We have cures for you. We all recognize high-achieving Andy Anxious. A bundle of private insecurities despite his public success, Andy is sure that his five-year-old son despises him, that his wife loathes