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Raising Emotionally Healthy Boys - Silicon Valley Men's Center

Changing the world, one boy at a time…

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Steve Smith, LMFT
Campbell
The Enlightened Mind
-Couples work, communication problems, parenting differences, healing from an affair
-Workshops for Men: Authenticity, mindfulness, confronting limiting beliefs and negative patterns
www.theenlightenedmind.net/contact/

Jamie Moran, LCSW
Menlo Park and San Francisco
-Men’s groups
-LGBTQ
www.jamiemoran.com

Adam Dorsay, PSYD.
San Jose
-Men's' issues, Trauma, Anger Management, Parenting
www.dradamdorsay.com

Frank Del Fiugo, LMFT
Sunnyvale
Men's Therapy Group
~Trauma, Anger Management, Domestic Violence
https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/groups/mens-issues/ca/sunnyvale/133124?sid=5d5222307387c&ref=1&tr=ResultsName

Mike Lysaght, LMFT
Los Gatos
-Specializing in individual, couple, LGBT, and teenage therapy
www.mikelysaght.com

Jonathan Bartlett, LMFT
Campbell
Groups:
-Men’s Group
-Intentional Parents; Resilient Partners
www.familywellbeing.net

Frank Davis, Ph.D. PSY
Berkeley
-Complex Trauma, Student and Professional Athletes, Divorce and its Impact on Children and Families
-Skype sessions available
www.drfrankdavis.com

Perry Clark, LMFT
San Jose
Untangle and Grow Counseling
-Men's issues, self-esteem, learning disabilities
-Workshops for Men:  
Unexplored Steps: Men's Growth and Support
This group is specifically designed for men to explore and acknowledge the experiences they have living in Silicon Valley. 
https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/therapists/untangle-and-grow-counseling-san-jose-ca/306838

Joseph LeFevre, LMFT
Campbell
-Helping adolescents and adults enrich their relationships
-Conducts various therapy groups
www.josephlefevre.com

Chris Jones, LMFT
San Jose
-Teen therapy, family therapy, couples counseling
www.cjonesmft.com

Geoff Nugent, PhD., LMFT, LPCC, BCPC
San Jose
Nugent Family Counseling Center Inc.
-Individuals, couples, families, children
nugenttherapy.com

Daniel A. Burgess, MFT Intern
Behavioral /Learning Specialist: Portfolio, Resume & Workshops
Nugent Family Counseling Center Inc.
nugenttherapy.com

Gary Amirbekyan, LMFT
Works with teens, adults and couples with depression, trauma, anxiety, occupational problems and relationship issues
nugenttherapy.com/contact-us/

Roby Shamas
Mental Health Clinician
Center for Survivors of Torture
AACI-Asian Americans for Community Involvement
San Jose
www.aaci.org

Therese Inkmann, LMFT
Los Altos
-Family issues, Parenting, Adjustment to Parenthood, Stress, Academic Underachievement
-Workshops and groups for adolescents, young adults and parents
www.thereseinkmann.com

Marie Fang, PsyD
San Jose
Life Christian Counseling
-Provides support in the areas of Faith, Identity, Anxiety
-LGBTQ
www.lifechristiancounseling.net

Carmen Enciso-Steinberg, LMFT
Campbell
-Specializes in trauma, adults with ADHD, men in 20's and 30's, and couples
www.psychologytoday.com/us/therapists/carmen-enciso-steinberg-campbell-ca/211335

Antoine Amiri, Life Coach
San Jose and Palo Alto
-General Support Groups for Men: Helping men with recovery from the MNG Syndrome, develop better relationships through effective communication, self-confidence and healthy boundaries
www.southbaygroups.com/mens-group-faq.htm

Thedy Veliz, LMFT
Los Gatos
Founder, People Systems
Thedy’s work with adults, couples, and families includes a focus on;
-Fathers and Sons
-Training for Parents
www.thedyveliz.com

Maritza Henry, LMFT
San Jose
-Specializes in blended families, parenting, children / adolescent behavioral problems, ADD/ADHD, Issues of Abuse (Abused) and Bicultural/Multicultural Relations.
therapists.psychologytoday.com/rms/name/Maritza_Henry_LMFT_San+Jose_California_61567

Kim Noll, Licensed Educational Psychologist
San Jose
-Comprehensive evaluations and individualized interventions to help students navigate their own path toward lifelong learning success
www.turningpointsed.com

Russell Floyd, Psy.D.
San Jose
-Specializes in men's issues, intimacy and relationships, challenges in the work environment, difficulty tolerating and expressing emotions, difficulty trying to appear masculine while concealing characteristics that might be viewed as feminine.
drhirshfeld.com/ayelet/Team_Members.html

Boden Mentoring Program
thebodingroup.com

Inside Out Initiative
-Athletic coaching for boys and teen boys.
This program helps promote character development, self esteem and empathy for self and others.
insideoutinitiative.org

Let Me Run
-Let Me Run inspires boys through the power of running to be courageous enough to be themselves, to build healthy relationships, and to live an active lifestyle.
Letmerun.org

We Are Man Enough
-What does it mean to be a man? We're on a mission to explore and redefine the traditional answers to that very question…
wearemanenough.com

Sophia Dyer, LMFT
Family Therapy Center of Silicon Valley
Los Gatos
-Groups:
-Boys to Men: Self-Confidence, Independence & Responsibility – High School Boys
-Friendships, Anxiety & Social Skills – Middle School Boys
www.familytherapycentersv.com/group-therapy/

David Russ, ACSW
Family Therapy Center of Silicon Valley
Los Gatos
In-Home Teen and Family Coach
www.ftcsv.com

Paras Ramani, MFTI
Teen Therapy Center
Los Gatos
Facilitates teen boys groups:
-Boys to Men: Self-Confidence, Independence & Responsibility
-Friendships, Anxiety & Social Skills
www.TeenTherapyCenterSV.com

Gregory P. Roumbanis, LMFT
San Jose
-School issues (age 11-19)
-Men's issues
-Parenting
-Support for student athletes
-Support for trans clients and families of trans clients
gregrlmft.com

Mike Guinasso
Petaluma
Community Outreach and Alumni Liaison
Muir Wood Adolescent and Family Services
Helping young men recover from drug and alcohol addiction
www.MuirWoodTeen.com

RehabCenter.net is a national resource of alcohol/drug recovery programs and aftercare support services.
https://www.rehabcenter.net/

Addiction Treatment and Recovery Guide for Disabled People
https://delphihealthgroup.com/addiction-and-disabilities/

Michael Quirke, LMFT
San Francisco
-Anger Management
michaelgquirke.com

Albert Dytch, LMFT
Oakland
-Anger Management Groups
https://www.oaklandtherapycounseling.com/

Judy Hanf, LMFT
Better Living Marriage & Family Therapy Inc.
Santa Clara
-Anger Management
-Relationships (including domestic violence), trauma (including post-traumatic stress disorder), anger or stress.
therapists.psychologytoday.com/rms/name/Better+Living+Marriage++Family+Therapy+Inc._Santa+Clara_California_174105

Stephanie P. Morgan
Petaluma and Oakland
-Specializes in in-depth psychotherapy with men
www.stephaniepmorganmft.com


Mental Health Awareness and Destigmatization Program

Project375
A mental health advocacy non-profit group to help destigmatize mental health issues. They do mental health first aid trainings to provide education and help to communities.
https://project375.org/
Kevin Love Fund
Kevin Love, pro basketball player launches “Love Fund” to bring more focus to mental health issues 
https://nba.nbcsports.com/2018/09/18/kevin-love-launches-love-fund-to-bring-more-focus-to-mental-health-issues/

Bring Change 2 Mind
A mental health awareness and anti-stigma messaging organization, supported by actress Glenn Close.
https://bringchange2mind.org/learn/

All a Little Crazy
We’re All A Little “Crazy” is a 501c3 founded by 15-year professional sports executive, Eric Kussin, bringing together Athletes, Celebrities, and Expert Practitioners.
https://weareallalittlecrazy.org/about-us/

The Partnership for Male Youth
Health Provider Toolkit for Adolescent and Young Adult Males
http://ayamalehealth.org/#sthash.9TeMcNfa.HVjfegZP.dpbs

Brothers
Brothers is a global movement that seeks to empower and inspire boys and men to create authentic and wholesome friendships.
http://www.wearebrothers.org/


Suicide Prevention

National Suicide Prevention Hotline
~The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones.
https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

Adolescent and Young Adult Suicide-Awareness and Prevention (Scroll down to "Teen Depression and Suicide Resources")
~Find out more about teen suicide and the many suicide prevention resources available locally, nationally, and on-line.
https://namisantaclara.org/resources__trashed/teen-suicide/


Resource for Parents, Teachers, Coaches

BuildingBoys.net is a haven, resource and one-stop-shop for parents, educators, healthcare providers, community activists and anyone who cares about boys.
Buildingboys.net

NYU Steinhardt Receives Spencer Foundation Grant to Address Societal Divisions in NYC Middle Schools: The Listening Project
Transformative interviewing skills for NYC middle school teachers and 7th grade students
https://www.nyu.edu/about/news-publications/news/2017/november/nyu-steinhardt-receives-spencer-foundation-grant-to-address-soci.html

-Advocates for Youth
Rights, Respect, Responsibility: A K-12 Sex Education Curriculum
https://advocatesforyouth.org/

The Jesse Lewis Choose Love Enrichment Program (Pre-K through High School)
~The Choose Love Enrichment Program grew out of the tragedy of Sandy Hook. The program focuses on four important character values - courage, gratitude, forgiveness and compassion - which cultivates optimism, resilience and personal responsibility
https://www.jesselewischooselove.org/resources/enrichment-program/


Parenting Programs:

Fatherly.com
Fatherly is the leading digital media brand for dads. Our mission is to empower men to raise great kids and lead more fulfilling adult lives.
~From original video series and deep dive reports to podcasts and events, Fatherly offers original reporting, expert parenting advice, and hard-won insights into a challenging, but profoundly rewarding stage of life.
Fatherly.com

Hand In Hand Parenting
Our mission is to provide parents with insights, skills, and support they need to listen to and connect with their children in a way that allows each child to thrive.
-On-line and in person classes and support groups
www.handinhandparenting.org

Aha! Parenting
Aha! Parenting helps you create a more peaceful home - and happy, responsible, considerate kids!
-Daily E-mails and Blog
www.ahaparenting.com

Project Cornerstone
An initiative of the YMCA, is committed to helping all children and teens in Silicon Valley feel valued, respected and known.
-Building a community where all adults support children and teens so that they thrive
Strong social/emotional emphasis
www.projectcornerstone.org

Shannon Feldman, LMFT
Campbell
-Parenting support, anxiety and depression, prenatal and postpartum support
-Therapy groups and workshops
www.shannonfeldmanmft.com

Thrive Family Therapy
Saratoga
-Individuals; Adults, Young Adults, Adolescents, Children
Counseling for families, parents, couples
www.thrivefamilytherapy.org/services.html

Beth Proudfoot
San Jose
-Workshops for parents
Child & Family Counseling Group, Inc.
Family Counseling, Parent Coaching, Divorce Coaching
www.childfamilygroup.com

National At Home Dad Network
-To provide advocacy, community, education and support for families where the fathers are primary caregivers for their children.
www.athomedad.org


Low Fee Agencies:

Family & Children Services; A Division of Caminar
Palo Alto
Family violence and abuse prevention services
Medi-cal accepted
-Individual and Family Counseling
-School based Counseling
-LGBTQ wellness and Youth Space programs
www.fcservices.org

Bill Wilson Center
Santa Clara
Working to prevent poverty in the next generation
-Fatherhood Works
-Parenting classes
www.billwilsoncenter.org


Community Programs:

Each one Reach one
South San Francisco
Organizes the community to participate in diversion programs serving detained youth.
www.eoro.org

Silicon Valley Children's Fund
San Jose
Silicon Valley Children’s Fund invests in high impact programs that help the foster youth of Santa Clara County become successful and self-sustaining adults. You can help transform their lives.
svcf.org

Acknowledge Alliance
Mountain View
Acknowledge Alliance serves K-12 schools in the San Francisco Bay Area, integrating resilience into all levels of learning by: mentoring educators, counseling at-risk youth and teaching social emotional learning lessons for the whole classroom. 
https://www.acknowledgealliance.org/about/

Humane Society Silicon Valley
Milpitas
Compassion in Action and other youth programs, at risk youth with at risk dogs.
This program enriches lives in our community, and helps build a more compassionate, humane future.
www.hssv.org

Roots of Empathy
Roots of Empathy is a classroom program that claims to have dramatic effect in reducing levels of aggression among schoolchildren by raising social/emotional competence and increasing empathy.
rootsofempathy.org

Ever Forward Club
We believe that all young men have the desire to be fully alive, to be loved, respected, held in high regard, held to high expectations, held accountable for their actions and supported to help achieve their goals.
everforwardclub.org

MindUp and the Goldie Hawn Foundation
MindUp has worked to provide kids with social and emotional learning programs that not only enhance their ability to learn, but help them develop the kind of resilience, optimism and compassion that will enable them to thrive in their adult lives.
mindup.org/thehawnfoundation


Santa Clara County agencies:

County of Santa Clara Probation Department
Luis Ochoa, Supervisor Juvenile Division
www.sccgov.org/sites/probation/juvinst/Pages/sccjh.aspx


Programs that can come to schools

Resilience Squad (Part of KP Thriving Schools Program.  Involvement with Golden State Warriors)
Resilience Squad is available to schools and communities free of charge and offers tools for students to build healthy relationships, manage high levels of stress and trauma, and increase their ability to communicate effectively. Grades 9-12.
etnortherncalifornia.kaiserpermanente.org/resilience-squad/

Playworks (Americorps and Disney are sponsors.  Involvement with Golden State Warriors)
When they’re playing amongst their peers, kids have a valuable opportunity to develop a sense of fairness, confidence, and communication.
www.playworks.org

One love Foundation Bay Area
https://www.joinonelove.org/


Mentors

Program to provide a pro-social pathway to school and work for the 18 million at-risk youth in America
Mentoring.org/NBA


Resources for Men who were sexually abused as children:

-At least 1 In 6 Men Have Been Sexually Abused
1in6.org

Teen Trafficking and Sexual Abuse
wearethorn.org
-A program co-sponsored by actor Ashton Kutcher to help police departments in the U.S. thwart child trafficking

#Cut50
-A national initiative to end mass incarceration.  New approaches to safety and rehabilitation.
www.cut50.org


Rape Prevention Programs:

Men Can Stop Rape (Men of Strength - MOST Club)
http://www.mencanstoprape.org/shop.html
Public education campaigns and technology platforms that address consent, bystander intervention, and healthy, nonviolent masculinity for young and teen boys and girls.

RAINN: Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network
https://www.rainn.org/about-rainn
RAINN operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline (800-656-HOPE (4673) in partnership with more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the country and operates the DOD Safe Helpline 
for the Department of Defense.

Times Up Legal Defense Fund
https://nwlc.org/times-up-legal-defense-fund/ The TIME’S UP Legal Defense Fund is housed and administered by the National Women’s Law Center Fund, LLC. Provides help with legal fees for those who have experienced sexual harassment.

SCRIPT Summit on Community Resilience, Intervention, Prevention and Training
http://www.thescriptconference.com/
Annual summit that brings community leaders together to address societal issues on a local level. The first conference focused on male survivors of trauma and sexual abuse.


Domestic Violence Resources for Men:

If you are a victim of relationship abuse and need to seek help, call the National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE

One love Foundation Bay Area
https://www.joinonelove.org/


Resources for Vets with PTSD:

-Headstrong Project
Provides free mental health care for post-9/11 military vets
getheadstrong.org

-The Mission Continues
Helps returning vets reintegrate through volunteer work
missioncontinues.org

-Team Rubicon
Employs veterans in global disaster-relief efforts
teamrubiconusa.org

Wounded Warrior Project
www.woundedwarriorproject.org
-Our mission is to honor and empower wounded warriors

Homes for our Troops
www.hfotusa.org
-Homes For Our Troops builds and donates specially adapted custom homes nationwide for severely injured post–9/11 Veterans, to enable them to rebuild their lives.

Veterans Crisis Line
veteranscrisisline.net
1-800-273-8255
~Caring support for vets in crisis or those who are concerned about one.

Maryville University
https://online.maryville.edu/online-bachelors-degrees/psychology/understanding-a-veteran-with-ptsd/
-On-line degree program for Vets


Resources for Law Enforcement Officers:

~Blue Life Coach
Mental health toolkit for law enforcement officers
https://bluelifecoach.com/


Resources for people serving time in prison or jail:

-The Freedom Within Prison Project
Santa Cruz and Monterey Counties
Helps people serving time in prison and jail take responsibility for their choices and find a purpose in life.
Marc L'Ecluse, LMFT
marctherapy@gmail.com
freedomwithinproject.org

-Inside Circle
Inside Circle is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the inner personal growth of men in prison.
https://insidecircle.org/


Divorce Resources:

-The Man's Ultimate Source for Everything Divorce
guyvorce.com

-Divorce Options Workshop
A community service sponsored by Collaborative Practice California
cpcal.com/divorce-options-workshop