Healing The Masculine Wound

An Interview with Stephen Johnson, PH.D. by Larry Triveri Whole Life Times, August 1992, pp.22-23 What does it mean to be male? Throughout the country, men are participating in workshops to try to come to terms with this question and, in the process, renew their commitment to themselves, their community and planetary stewardship. Psychotherapist Stephen

Helping Boys Become Men*

By Walter Atkinson From Wingspan, July 1998 In Robert Bly’s landmark book Iron John, he identified two problems faced by men today: lack of adequate fathering, and lack of initiation into manhood. When I read this, I came away asking what would be an appropriate initiation to bring boys into manhood in America today? In

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