Dr. Joel Lazar, PhD.
Clinical & Consulting Psychology
(858) 597-0505
(619) 540-6038

Downloadable literature on Men's Issues by Dr. Joel Lazar:

Feminists have raised awareness regarding the negative impact of unhealthy gender stereotypes on girls and women. More recently, psychologists and the public have been interested in the impact of socialization on boys and men. One psychologist described the traditional socialization of boys and girls as teaching kids to "half themselves". Gender differences are decreasing, mostly for the better, yet many of the old messages remain. When a tearful little boy is told to "Be a man", or fathers feel that their involvement in parenting is unnecessary, outdated definitions of masculinity are interfering in their lives.


Counseling can address these issues to improve boys' and men's happiness, anger control and relationships.

"It's a Man's World" is an article by Dr. Lazar, Published in California Psychologist - Nov. 2001