About Steve Milan

Steve Milan, LCSW is a therapist in Austin, TX who works primarily with men and couples. He is also a father, a son, an ex-husband, an ex-CPA, a partner to his sweetie, and an Ultimate Frisbee player. Steve has been writing for his own sake off and on over the years.

Facing Powerlessness

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Steve Milan talks about the single thing he hears most often as a therapist.

Men, Strength, and Death

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True strength does not require denial of reality, but suppleness in meeting it.

I Will Not Die [Poem]

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Denial is the first stage of grief.

Are You Man Enough for Therapy?

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It takes courage and strength, but it’s worth learning how to benefit from a therapeutic relationship.

Convalescing in the World of Love and Hurts

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“Rest is … a sabbath to make sense of what has happened.” A poem.

Men, Poetry and Therapy

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Don’t understand poetry? Perfect.