Calling all new and expectant dads! We know parenthood can be a daunting new role that can conjure up all kinds of mixed emotions for dads. Fear not! At this new and exciting Homegrown Babies you will learn a lot about how awesome (and humorous and dirty) parenthood can be. Learn from a panel of veteran Papas:
- How to handle your newborn
- Changes in the new mama
- Safety concerns
- Work/Life balance
- Breastfeeding/feeding the baby
- Sex and intimacy changes
- Day-to-day routine (or lack thereof!)
- Much more!
Bring your excitement, worry, fear, and questions. Expectant and new dads are welcome. This group will be facilitated by Brent Beam and a panel of amazing dads for fathers to be.
No topic is too big or too small.
Father with Courage meets every third Monday from 6 – 7:30 at Homegrown Babies on 201 Charlotte Street in Asheville. The group is free, but registration is required. Email email@example.com to register.
Dr. Brent Beam is a licensed psychologist who specializes in working with men. He’s also the proud father of Rowan, born 2015. To learn more visit www.beamcounseling.com.
Brent Beam, Ph.D.
Brent’s clinical training began at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he graduated with BA degrees in Psychology and Communication Studies. Following that, he received his MA and Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Southern Illinois University, and has been licensed as a psychologist in Missouri, Michigan and North Carolina.
For the past 10 years Brent has worked with adolescents, adults, and families in a variety of settings, including wilderness therapy, university counseling centers and private practice. He specializes in working with young men ages 18-25 who are transitioning into adulthood, and men in their 30s, 40s and 50s dealing with stress, career concerns, relationship issues, anxiety and depression. His goal is to help men navigate the challenges in their lives by honoring their strengths and inviting them to be real and open about their vulnerabilities.
Brent became a father in 2015! He lives in West Asheville with his wife and their son, Rowan.