Please welcome, Stephen Braveman to this episode to talk about the difficult topic of male survivors of sexual abuse.
Stephen is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist and AASECT Certified Diplomate and Supervisor of Sex Therapy with a Private Practice in California, USA.
He started and maintains one of the first psychotherapy groups for Adult Males Molested As Children in the US.
He is also the creator of the first full-length documentary on this subject, "Boyhood Shadows: I Swore I’d Never Tell.
In this podcast episode:
08:00 - Sexual problems appeared around 2 years after getting married
09:30 - How did Stephen start his men’s group?
11:00 - Lessons of play from geese - honk, honk, honk
16:00 - Men and sexual abuse
21:00 - The difference between a pedophile and child molesters
25:00 - Pedophiles and shame
32:00 - Myths on men and sexual abuse
41:00 - Books and steps for couples to help in healing from sexual abuse
43:00 - Healing through tantric practices
47:00 - Sexual abuse survivors are sometimes misdiagnosed with bipolar disorder
52:00 - How to take action against male sexual abuse
You can find Stephen Braveman on:
Allies in Healing by Laura Davis - https://amzn.to/3wp6TjH
Healing Sex by Staci Haines - https://amzn.to/38mVOI3
The Sexual Healing Journey by Wendy Maltz - https://amzn.to/3NfzQVW
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