Articles by David B. Wexler, Ph.D.

“I'm Not That Guy”: Navigating the #MeToo New Couples Conversation
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“Shame-o-phobia”: Why Men Fear Therapy

Repairing Broken Mirrors: Working With Adolescents Through Their Parents
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The Path of Intimacy
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Do You Have a Relationship Contract?
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Domestic Violence Resources

This document contains a comprehensive list of domestic violence-related references.
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How to Find Help From Domestic Violence
Excellent core resources for recognizing if you are in an abusive relationship and what to do about it

"Domestic Violence: How To Get Help When You're Scared Of The Consequences": Loaded with detailed guidance to help domestic violence victims navigate what is undoubtedly a minefield when trying to get help without triggering more victimization.

San Diego Family Justice Center
Nationally-recognized center for coordination of domestic violence services

San Diego Domestic Violence Council
One of the leading organizations in the country devoted to the coordinated community response for domestic violence issues.

Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse
Comprehensive warehouse of articles and background information on domestic violence.

References on Male Victims of Domestic Violence
Excellent collection of resources and research identifying patterns of men who are assaulted by their intimate partners, prepared by Dr. Martin S. Fiebert, CSU Long Beach.

National Domestic Violence Hotline

Wooldridge Law: “What is Domestic Violence?”

Financial Help for Women in Abusive Relationships  
1. An excellent website to help women (and men too) make some practical decisions to find a way out of an abusive relationship.

2. Valuable strategies for dealing with financial abuse, inescapable debt, a ruined credit score, and long term unemployability in intimate partner relationships.

Male Depression Resources

University of Michigan Depression Center
Comprehensive resources for understanding and treating depression.

Real Men, Real Depression
Outstanding materials for men and the people who love them dealing with depression.

Men's Depression
Excellent resources for understanding and treating male depression.

Healthy Relationships Resources

Brief Therapy
Author, therapist, and teacher Bill O'Hanlon offers a wide range of tools for brief therapy interventions for individuals and couples.

Self-Help Clinical Resources

New Harbinger Publications
Outstanding publisher of self-help books.

ADHD Resources
Information about child and adult ADHD from the world's leading expert.

Outstanding source of information for treatment of anxieties and phobias.

Whole Person Associates
Training resources for professionals who empower people to create and maintain healthy lifestyles by addressing stress management, wellness promotion and mental health issues.

Sexual Abuse

Public Health
For excellent resources on sexual abuse education and resources.

Preventing Sexual Assault on Campus

Healthline Guide to Sexual Consent

Healthline Sexual Resource Assault Guide

Substance Abuse and Trauma

Stephanie Covington, Ph.D.
For the most contemporary information on substance use disorder recovery and healing from trauma.

Mental Health Professional CE Resources

Zur Institute
Full range of online courses to meet mental health provider continuing education requirements

Online Continuing Education Courses
This site provides continuing education courses for psychologists and other mental health professionals entirely on the Internet. Courses include Law & Ethics, ADHD, Eating Disorders, Psychopharmacology, and more.