I am incredibly grateful to have received the opportunity to share my expertise and enthusiasm for men’s psychology and related matters through public speaking engagements. I would like to share with you my most recent podcast appearances, which delve into these topics. Also included are my past and upcoming professional speaking engagements.
Please feel free to explore them or visit my Instagram for captivating highlights and clips. Enjoy the valuable insights and discussions!
PODCAST NOVEMBER 29 2023
Bruce Law Firm: StayMarriedFlorida Blog: How to Improve the Relationship with Your Husband
Palm Beach Divorce Lawyer Christopher Bruce interviews Phil Treiber and Viktoriya Chiliy on how to improve the relationship with your husband.
PRESENTATION OCTOBER 27 2023
UPCOMING: Fish Out of Water: Exploring Cultural and Developmental Factors Impacting Men’s Participation in Therapy
The therapeutic environment and approach are rooted in values traditionally associated with femininity, such as compassion, empathy, vulnerability, and understanding. However, this emphasis on vulnerability often conflicts with societal and cultural expectations of asculinity, where vulnerability is synonymous with weakness.
To effectively work with men in therapy, clinicians should strive for a culturally sensitive understanding of the various factors influencing male identity development. This understanding will enable them to approach and engage with men.
*This presentation limited to mental health professionals only*
PRESENTATION SEPTEMBER 22 2023
Fish Out of Water: Exploring the Disconnect between Masculinity and Vulnerability
This presentation aims to shed light on the socialization journey of boys and its impact on their maturation into adulthood, with a particular focus on mental health professionals.
To better serve male clients, therapists need to understand the factors that contribute to male identity development and the challenges men face in therapy. By taking a tailored approach, clinicians can effectively engage with men resistant to therapy and help them achieve positive outcomes.
*This presentation limited to mental health professionals only*
PODCASTJUNE 7 2023
The Path to Authenticity w/ Tom Gentry
Dude, Breathe. Episode 217 features part one of a conversation with therapist Phil Treiber, from Dude, Breathe Counseling in Boca Raton, Florida. According to Phil, in his approach, the therapist and client are like companions walking a path together in the woods.
PODCASTMAY 23 2023
Mindset Matters with Justin Himmelbaum – Ep. 10 – What’s The Definition of Masculinity & How to Date Intentionally in 2023
Phil Treiber, the operator of Dude Breathe Counseling, joins the pod to share how he is helping men adapt to a changing world. He explains why toxic masculinity as a term is problematic and how you can date intentionally in the age of Bumble, Grindr, and Tinder. We also dive into how to create a society of strong and vulnerable men who can meet the needs of the amazing women we are blessed to encounter.
PODCASTMAY 12 2023
The Bad & Ambitious Podcast: MEN’S ISSUES & HOW TO HELP SOLVE THEM
During the podcast, we explored several areas, including:
The root causes of men’s recurring issues
The negative effects of discouraging young boys from expressing their emotions
Problematic behaviors that contribute to ongoing trauma
The current dating culture
Effective strategies for encouraging men to be open about their struggles
The advantages of men seeking therapy
PODCASTAPRIL 24 2023
From the grave podcast: 109: Embracing the Feminine
Phil Treiber, LMHC, MCAP, CCATP, NCC of Dude Breathe Counseling comes on the show to chop up all things masculine and feminine. Phil is a Psychotherapist who is dedicated to helping men overcome mental health, relationship & personal growth/life challenges.
PODCASTAPRIL 4 2023
The Behavioral Corner: Dude, Breathe — Tackling the Crisis of Men’s Mental Health
In this episode of the Behavioral Corner, host Steve Martorano invites licensed mental health counselor Phil Treiber to discuss the often overlooked crisis of young men in America. As the founder of Dude, Breathe Counseling, Phil focuses on men’s mental health and how the unfinished gender revolution has impacted men’s well-being.
MEN’S Issues & Psychology Books
These books have played a fundamental role in shaping my growth as an individual and are also highly recommended to my clients whenever relevant.
For the Love of Men: From Toxic to a More Mindful Masculinity
by Liz Plank
In For the Love of Men, Liz offers a smart, insightful, and deeply-researched guide for what we’re all going to do about toxic masculinity. For both women looking to guide the men in their lives and men who want to do better and just don’t know how, For the Love of Men will lead the conversation on men’s issues in a society where so much is changing, but gender roles have remained strangely stagnant.
What are we going to do about men? Liz Plank has the answer. And it has the possibility to change the world for men and women alike.
In this timeless and deeply learned classic, poet and translator Robert Bly offers nothing less than a new vision of what it means to be a man.
Bly’s vision is based on his ongoing work with men, as well as on reflections on his own life. He addresses the devastating effects of remote fathers and mourns the disappearance of male initiation rites in our culture. Finding rich meaning in ancient stories and legends, Bly uses the Grimm fairy tale “Iron John”-in which a mentor or “Wild Man” guides a young man through eight stages of male growth-to remind us of ways of knowing long forgotten, images of deep and vigorous masculinity centered in feeling and protective of the young.
At once down-to-earth and elevated, combining the grandeur of myth with the practical and often painful lessons of our own histories, Iron John is an astonishing work that will continue to guide and inspire men-and women-for years to come.
A Guide to the Good Life: The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy
by William B. Irvine
One of the great fears many of us face is that despite all our effort and striving, we will discover at the end that we have wasted our life. In A Guide to the Good Life, William B. Irvine plumbs the wisdom of Stoic philosophy, one of the most popular and successful schools of thought in ancient Rome, and shows how its insight and advice are still remarkably applicable to modern lives.
A Guide to the Good Life shows readers how to become thoughtful observers of their own lives. If we watch ourselves as we go about our daily business and later reflect on what we saw, we can better identify the sources of distress and eventually avoid that pain in our life. By doing this, the Stoics thought, we can hope to attain a truly joyful life.
Since its release in 1949, The Hero with a Thousand Faces has influenced millions of readers by combining the insights of modern psychology with Joseph Campbell’s revolutionary understanding of comparative mythology. In these pages, Campbell outlines the Hero’s Journey, a universal motif of adventure and transformation that runs through virtually all of the world’s mythic traditions. He also explores the Cosmogonic Cycle, the mythic pattern of world creation and destruction.
As part of the Joseph Campbell Foundation’s Collected Works of Joseph Campbell, this third edition features expanded illustrations, a comprehensive bibliography, and more accessible sidebars.
As relevant today as when it was first published, The Hero with a Thousand Faces continues to find new audiences in fields ranging from religion and anthropology to literature and film studies. The book has also profoundly influenced creative artists—including authors, songwriters, game designers, and filmmakers—and continues to inspire all those interested in the inherent human need to tell stories.
King, Warrior, Magician, Lover: Rediscovering the Archetypes of the Mature Masculine
By Robert Moore
The bestselling, widely heralded, Jungian introduction to the psychological foundation of a mature, authentic, and revitalized masculinity.
Redefining age-old concepts of masculinity, Jungian analysts Robert Moore and Douglas Gillette make the argument that mature masculinity is not abusive or domineering, but generative, creative, and empowering of the self and others. Moore and Gillette clearly define the four mature male archetypes that stand out through myth and literature across history: the king (the energy of just and creative ordering), the warrior (the energy of aggressive but nonviolent action), the magician (the energy of initiation and transformation), and the lover (the energy that connects one to others and the world), as well as the four immature patterns that interfere with masculine potential (divine child, oedipal child, trickster and hero). King, Warrior, Magician, Lover is an exploratory journey that will help men and women reimagine and deepen their understanding of the masculine psyche.
I Don’t Want to Talk About It: Overcoming the Secret Legacy of Male Depression
By Terrance Real
A bestseller for over 20 years, I Don’t Want to Talk About It is a groundbreaking and hopeful guide to understanding and destigmatizing male depression, essential not only for men who may be suffering but for the people who love them.
Twenty years of experience treating men and their families has convinced psychotherapist Terrence Real that depression is a silent epidemic in men—that men hide their condition from family, friends, and themselves to avoid the stigma of depression’s “un-manliness.” Problems that we think of as typically male—difficulty with intimacy, workaholism, alcoholism, abusive behavior, and rage—are really attempts to escape depression. And these escape attempts only hurt the people men love and pass their condition on to their children.
This groundbreaking book is the “pathway out of darkness” that these men and their families seek. Real reveals how men can unearth their pain, heal themselves, restore relationships, and break the legacy of abuse. He mixes penetrating analysis with compelling tales of his patients and even his own experiences with depression as the son of a violent, depressed father and the father of two young sons.