Changing the world, one boy at a time…

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

Jamie Moran, LCSW
Menlo Park and San Francisco
-Men’s groups

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

Frank Del Fiugo, LMFT
Men's Therapy Group
~Trauma, Anger Management, Domestic Violence

Mike Lysaght, LMFT
Los Gatos
-Specializing in individual, couple, LGBT, and teenage therapy

Jonathan Bartlett, LMFT
-Men’s Group
-Intentional Parents; Resilient Partners

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

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.

Michael Ridgway, LPCC
Sunnyvale, Cupertino
-Individual and Family counseling
-Parent Coaching
-Teen & Adult Male Issues
-Anxiety, Depression
-School Issues (10+)

Joseph LeFevre, LMFT
-Helping adolescents and adults enrich their relationships
-Conducts various therapy groups

Chris Jones, LMFT
San Jose
-Teen therapy, family therapy, couples counseling

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

Marie Fang, PsyD
San Jose
Life Christian Counseling
-Provides support in the areas of Faith, Identity, Anxiety

Carmen Enciso-Steinberg, LMFT
-Specializes in trauma, adults with ADHD, men in 20's and 30's, and couples

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

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

Maritza Henry, LMFT
San Jose
-Specializes in blended families, parenting, children / adolescent behavioral problems, ADD/ADHD, Issues of Abuse (Abused) and Bicultural/Multicultural Relations.

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

Boden Mentoring Program

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

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.

Let Me Run - Silicon Valley

-A preventative mental health and emotional intelligence charity that empowers boys to become great men.

Wonder.  A Confident Living Company
- In-person and virtual therapy and coaching for young people and their families (ages 11- late 20s)
- Specializing in a wide spectrum of behavioral and emotional challenges to heal relationships.

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…

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

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

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

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

Michael Quirke, LMFT
San Francisco
-Anger Management

Albert Dytch, LMFT
-Anger Management Groups

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.

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

Drug and Alcohol Treatment is a national resource of alcohol/drug recovery programs and aftercare support services.

Addiction Treatment and Recovery Guide for Disabled People

Alcohol Rehab Program

Start your recovery
We work with leading experts in effectively treating substance use issues to offer people a single source of relatable, reliable information at any stage of their recovery journey.

Mental Health Awareness and Destigmatization Program

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.

Kevin Love Fund
Kevin Love, pro basketball player 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.

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.

The Partnership for Male Youth
Health Provider Toolkit for Adolescent and Young Adult Males

Brothers is a global movement that seeks to empower and inspire boys and men to create authentic and wholesome friendships.

Men's Groups

Momentum for Men
~Momentum holds monthly meetings to build a community of men who are supportive of one another’s goals and to strive to be the best men they can be.

Rouse Relational Wellness
Men's groups 
Anxiety with sex and relationships held online 

Gender Equality

~A United Nations Global Movement for gender equality

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.

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.

LGBTQ Resources

The Trevor Project
~A national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning youth.

LGBTQ Online Safety Guide
~This guide aims to empower LGBTQs and give them the tools to protect themselves online.

Resource for Parents, Teachers, Coaches is a haven, resource and one-stop-shop for parents, educators, healthcare providers, community activists and anyone who cares about boys.

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

-Advocates for Youth
Rights, Respect, Responsibility: A K-12 Sex Education Curriculum
~We're working to bring Emotional Literacy to all children, in all schools across our nation.

Parenting Programs:

The Center for Men’s Excellence
~Dr. Singley's mission is to help men become confident, engaged fathers and to coach couples to practice the relationship skills they need to support each other in the transition from "couple" to "family."
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.

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

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

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

Shannon Feldman, LMFT
-Parenting support, anxiety and depression, prenatal and postpartum support
-Therapy groups and workshops

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

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

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

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

Community Programs:

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.

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.

Humane Society Silicon Valley
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.

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.

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.

My Brother's Keeper
We started My Brother’s Keeper so that every boy and young man of color in America would know that their dreams mattered as much as any other child’s.

Santa Clara County agencies:

County of Santa Clara Probation Department
Luis Ochoa, Supervisor Juvenile Division

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.

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.

One love Foundation Bay Area


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


Truth About Porn
~A current ever-growing database dedicated to the research on the harmful effects of pornography

~Quit porn for good.  Science based support for lasting healing from sexual compulsivity

Sex Addiction

~Information to help determine if someone has a problem with sex addiction, including porn

~Books and resources to help clinicians and addicts become more knowledgeable in sex addiciton

Sex Positive Resources for Young People

Sex Positve Families
~Online educational platform for parents to raise sexually informed and empowered kids.

Sex Postive Talks to Have With Kids
~This book walks parents through how to talk with their kids about bodies, consent, pleasure, gender, online porn and more.

Resources for Men who were sexually abused as children:

-At least 1 In 6 Men Have Been Sexually Abused

Male Survivor
~Where men join together to overcome sexual trauma

Bristlecone Project
~A mosaic of photographs and words that portray the reality and hope of men who were sexually abused or assaulted.

-MenHealing is a 501c3 non-profit, tax-exempt organization dedicated to providing healing resources for men age 18 and older who have experienced sexual trauma during childhood or as adults.

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

-A national initiative to end mass incarceration.  New approaches to safety and rehabilitation.

Rape Prevention Programs:

RAINN: Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network
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 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
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

Men and Families Shelter
Services, research, advocacy, outreach and public education for male victims of trauma and violence.

Teen Dating Violence and Prevention:

~Love is Respect
Love is Respect is a resource for parents and educators regarding teen dating violence and prevention.

Resources for Vets with PTSD:

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

-The Mission Continues
Helps returning vets reintegrate through volunteer work

-Team Rubicon
Employs veterans in global disaster-relief efforts

Wounded Warrior Project
-Our mission is to honor and empower wounded warriors

Homes for our Troops
-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
-Caring support for vets in crisis or those who are concerned about one.

Maryville University
-On-line degree program for Vets

Deploy Care
-DeployCare was established to offer understanding and support to our service members and their families before, during, and after deployments. We have worked to compile necessary resources as well as research solutions to many of the challenges associated with military deployments.

~Denver Recovery Center
Help for Veterans Struggling with Addiction

-Explaining and Understanding PTSD
Singlecare's Guide to PTSD

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

-Inside Circle
Inside Circle is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the inner personal growth of men in prison.

Divorce Resources:

-The Man's Ultimate Source for Everything Divorce

-Divorce Options Workshop
A community service sponsored by Collaborative Practice California