I am a big fan of photographer and Turner Prize winning artist, Gillian Wearing OBE. Her photographs are both familiar and deeply intimate. She asked ordinary people… Read more ““A Real Birmingham Family””
Any therapy that depends on a deep appreciation of emotional states was not designed for men. Psychotherapy is hardly gender neutral and it shows. The masculine tendency is towards action and when it comes to committing suicide, we leave the girls in the dust. Statistics show that although men and women attempt suicide at the same rates, men tend to succeed. Dependent on where you are in the western world male suicide is 3 to 10 times that of girls. In some parts of the world the problem is so bad that … well let’s see what the State of Colorado has done.
And this was so successful that Australia followed suit –