Dr. Courtenay is an internationally recognized expert in helping men and boys, a psychotherapist, a distinguished author and researcher, consultant and speaker.
"The Men's Doc" is vocal spokesperson about the lives and experiences of men and boys, and fathers. He has dedicated – and continues to dedicate – his life's work to improving the physical and mental well-being of men and boys, and to shattering outdated myths about men and manhood.
As a social scientist and researcher, Dr. Courtenay is committed to bringing to the public what science can tell us about men and masculinity – and about how to improve men’s lives. He has a clear, no-nonsense style and translates scientific findings into everyday language, and into practical, useful information.
Watch a lengthy interview of Dr. Courtenay with CNN Anchor Fredricka Whitfield on the subject of men's postpartum depression.
"As many as one in four new dads may experience what's called paternal postnatal depression, and the problem can be more than just psychological, Courtenay said". Listen to the entire Good Morning America interview of Dr. Courtenay here.
People often think cosmetic surgery is something only women do. But that's changed. At least 1 in 4 men says he'd consider cosmetic surgery. Hear Dr. Courtenay interviewed on the subject.
Diane Sawyer discusses postpartum depression in dads on ABC World News and in the story "Post-Partum Depression Not Just for Moms."
See Dr. Courtenay on ABC Television, "The View From The Bay," discussing how fathers provide for their families and kids in many ways – not just economically – and how what they do provide is greater than anything money can buy.
See Dr. Courtenay being interviewed by Ysabel Duron and Marty Gonzalez about men's depression and suicide on San Francisco's NBC Weekend Morning News.
See Dr. Courtenay on ABC Television, "The View From The Bay," discussing men's and women's communication and what a woman can do to get their husband or partner to open up and talk to them.
See Dr. Courtenay on ABC Television, "The View From The Bay," discussing what women can do to help their male partners become more involved fathers with their kids.
Dr. Courtenay hosts a variety of web sites for men. For more information and to find links to these web sites, click here.