Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse with Stephen Braveman, LMFT

MAY 14, 202258 MIN
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Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse with Stephen Braveman, LMFT

MAY 14, 202258 MIN

Description

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:

https://www.isgcmonterey.net/


Books mentioned:

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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