Men are designed for action, excitement & success,
Yet all too often they find themselves bored, empty & lonely...
Today’s man is a product of his past.
This 10 session course explores past and present relationships and examines the effects of family background on the way men think, feel, and behave.
Participants will gain personal insights, support from other men, and skills for living life more successfully.
Who is this course for?
Man to Man is for single and men in committed relationships who are seeking to identify the elements of healthy relationships and healthy responses to life challenges and who simply want to do life and relationships better.
What outcomes and benefits can participants expect?
The course assists a man to take responsibility for making positive changes in his life, including the expression of a healthy intimacy and sexuality. Learning to handle the pressure of male sexuality is one of the skills a man must acquire if be is to be successful in his personal life, his home life and in his spiritual development. Additionally, it is a lifestyle tool for the prevention of future family stress. It teaches the elements needed to produce healthy and fulfilling relationships.
Counsellor & Relationship Therapist
Our lead therapist has a lifetime of experience and is passionate about helping individuals, couples, and families to thrive.
Garey has trained in:
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT): recognised as being helpful for depression and anxiety
Narrative Therapy: effective in working with issues such as anger, rejection, sexual addiction
Emotional Focused Therapy (EFT): effective in helping couples develop and improve their relationships
Providing supervision to those in helping professions such as church workers and pastors
Garey has experience working in a pastoral setting for 20+ years. He also is a full member of NZAC (NZ Association of Counsellors) and member of NZCEFT (NZ Community of Emotional Focused Therapists)
Qualifications: BComm, BTheol, BCounselling, Cert Supervision, Cert Domestic Violence, Cert Tertiary Teaching, Emotionally Focused Therapy EFT (Externship Level), Gottman Couples Therapy Level 1, Member of NZAC. Trained at Auckland University, Manukau Institute of Technology & Bethlehem Tertiary Institute.
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
10 out of 10 for feeling heard and understood and working on what I want to talk about.
Thanks for your God-centred support during a trying time. Your considered understanding, empathy and guidance was so helpful. You also challenged me to think about myself, my feelings and how these may have an impact on my relationships with others and how to ensure these were channeled to help my relationships.
Really appreciate everything you have done, Garey.
Garey creates warm, genuine, and engaging relationships with his clients. He is able to form rapport readily, and puts clients at ease.