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In this episode of Knowledge Nuggets from The Center for Men’s Excellence Dr. Dan Singley, licensed psychologist and founder of the Center for Men’s Excellence, discusses how to have assertive communication. A technique that is straightforward, but often difficult to implement, … Read More
In this episode of Knowledge Nuggets, Dr. Dan Singley, founder of the Center for Men’s Excellence discusses the technique of progressive muscle relaxation (PMR). PMR is often used to manage anxiety and help you get more sleep!
Men have a dangerous tendency to put off medical care, especially when it comes to their “below-the-belt” health. “Damn, my car’s check engine light is on. Guess I’ll just ignore it and hope it gets better.” – NoGuy Ever Jason … Read More
In this installment of Knowledge Nuggets from The Center for Men’s Excellence Dr. Dan Singley, founder of the Center for Men’s Excellence, discusses the importance of social support and simple ways to develop and grow those meaningful relationships.
This installment of Knowledge Nuggets from The Center for Men’s Excellence is a follow-up to our first episode, where licensed psychologist Dr. John Rettger takes us through the concept of the Two Arrows. In this episode, Dr. Rettger offers a … Read More
Perhaps you have heard the saying “Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.” It’s an appealing slogan and all – but really, do we choose to suffer? In this installment of Knowledge Nuggets from The Center for Men’s Excellence, licensed psychologist … Read More
Who’s ready to be cool, calm, and collected more often?! Me! And hopefully others as well. My mentor in the field of psychophysiology and biofeedback, Dr. Richard Gevirtz, describes the practice of heart rate variability biofeedback as a “cutting edge … Read More
The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) – the movies, characters, comics and TV shows – has become a staple in mainstream media these days. Owing in part to the fact that the Iron Man franchise was the earliest bit of canon … Read More
With Halloween on deck next weekend, many of us think about parties, costumes, masks, candy, trick-or-treating, and being with friends. Unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic is still with us, and may be putting a damper on your plans this year. One … Read More
Juneteenth and International Father’s Mental Health Day is a natural mix that occurs every year alongside with Father’s Day. International Fathers’ Mental Health Day occurs every year on the Monday after Father’s Day – June 21st this year – to … Read More
May 4th is internationally recognized as Star Wars Day among fantasy and science fiction fans, many of whom jump at the chance to wish our fellow nerds, “May the Fourth be with you.” For over 40 years, the epic adventures … Read More
“Women need a reason to have sex, but men just need a place.” This old inaccurate trope about men’s and women’s sexualities is a nice jumping off point to take a closer look at how sexual issues can impact men, … Read More
Did you know March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month! In honor of this, we at the Center for Men’s Excellence want to bring attention to a very common form of cancer that affects so many men! Prostate cancer is … Read More
With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, it’s a great time to reflect on how you are doing with loving and feeling in love with your partner (if you have one!). Let’s face it, with multiple crises including a pandemic … Read More
If you don’t already know Dr. Seuss’s iconic tale, How the Grinch stole Christmas, then you’ve got some work to do on which version to watch (we’re partial to the Jim Carrey version) – but definitely go check it out! … Read More
The leading global men’s health organization, Movember, is reminding everyone that in 2020, this will be the most important Mo (moustache) you will ever grow. In what has been a tougher year than most, the charity is calling on our … Read More
Hello! I’m Dr. Jonathan Marquez, a new Staff Psychologist at The Center for Men’s Excellence. I’m delighted that I have the opportunity to work alongside such great clinicians and to be part of the CME team. My expertise in clinical … Read More
June is Men’s Health Month, a national observance used to heighten awareness about preventable health problems. The hope is that we will encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys, and raise awareness about men’s mental health. … Read More
OK, so even if you’re not a mom yourself, 9 out of 10 psychologists agree that you probably have one…. So let’s take some time out to celebrate how awesome moms are, and to learn about their mental health needs! … Read More
Greetings! I’m Dr. John Rettger, the new clinical psychologist working with Dr. Singley at The Center for Men’s Excellence. I specialize in working with individuals, couples, families, children (8 years and up), and adolescents. My approach to practicing therapy draws … Read More
By Mark Williams Doing my own Tedx Talk has always been on my “bucket list” as a speaker because it’s a great platform to raise awareness about the importance of new fathers’ mental health. As we all know, fatherhood has … Read More
What is telepsychology or telemental health? Telepsychology or telemental health is the provision of behavioral and/or mental health care services using technological modalities in lieu of, or in addition to, traditional face-to-face methods. Not only does telepsychology increase access to … Read More
The year 2020 has been declared the year of the mother, where several organizations and advocacy groups (i.e., Moms Rising, 2020 Mom, Mom Congress, Motherly, etc.) are standing together to bring light to issues women, children and families face as … Read More
Author: Jenny Hart It’s no secret that parenthood is tough. Fathers in particular play an important role in their kids’ lives. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, kids with fathers who are actively involved in their … Read More
Yes, sometimes we all feel stress in our daily lives, however the holidays have a well-deserved reputation for bringing their own unique flavor of psychological challenges along with the “comfort and joy” we hear so much about. Typical holiday issues … Read More
What is Movember? Movember is an annual movement that is all about increasing awareness of men’s health issues. This movement encompasses generating support and providing information to help prevent suicide in men, improve the quality of life of men affected … Read More
OK guys, think about that special woman in your life – she could be your partner, girlfriend, mom, aunt, daughter, or your bestie. How important is she to you? Does she have a “tribe” and is she taking care of … Read More
Dads, becoming a parent can be exciting but also terrifying and stressful. You may feel as if your world is upside down as you bring your newborn home from the hospital and sometimes those feelings may develop into postpartum depression. … Read More
Therapy that Works In my practice, I specialize in working with men to more effectively manage a variety of concerns that they face including stress, anxiety, depression, anger, substance use, relationship issues – as well as having real trouble with … Read More
While the new generation of fathers in the U.S. are expected to be much more involved in their children’s lives than their own fathers were likely to have been, a common thread I see in the research and my patients … Read More