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Making Love, Playing Power: Men, Women, and the Rewards of Intimate Justice Paperback – January 28, 2008
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Ken earned his B.A. in biopsychology at Cornell University and Master of Social Work (MSW) at Hunter College of the City University of New York. He completed a three year post-graduate program in family therapy at The Multicultural Family Institute, Highland Park, New Jersey, where he now serves on the board of directors. Ken also serves on the board of directors of the Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence.
Ken has led monthly pet loss groups since 2002. He is a lifelong animal companion enthusiast, having shared his home with dogs, cats, chickens, rabbits, cockatiels, finches, chinchillas, guinea pigs, turtles, mice, one horse, and one rat. A special rat, indeed, Nero sat on Ken's shoulder eating peanuts while Ken studied late into the evenings at college.
Ken is the author of two previous books. Making Love, Playing Power: Men, Women, & the Rewards of Intimate Justice, published in 2008, helps readers recognize misuse of power as the source of most relationship problems. Making Love, Playing Power provides step-by-step guidance that helps readers make mutual respect, fairness, and love the foundation of their intimate partnerships. Transformative Family Therapy: Just Families in a Just Society, a family therapy textbook written by Ken and two coauthors, was published in 2007. Ken has also authored several articles and book chapters.
Ken has spoken at corporations, universities, community centers,schools, and hospitals. He has made presentations at professional conferences across the United States and in Canada, including The Annual Psychotherapy Networker Symposium (Washington, DC), The Annual Culture Conference of The Multicultural Family Institute and Rutgers University (New Brunswick, NJ), The Annual Conference of the American Orthopsychiatric Association (Toronto, ON), and The Annual Conference of The American Family Therapy Academy (Vancouver, BC).Ken has been interviewed and quoted by Human Resource Executive, Smart Money, Fox Business News, Reuters, and other media.
As Vice President, Health and Wellness, at Prudential, Ken leads the team that delivers behavioral health services to employees and organizational leaders.
Ken is a father and husband who lives with his family in Palmer, Massachusetts, and Newark, New Jersey.
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Top Customer Reviews
After reading this book, I knew I had to make some changes in my life and my relationships. I can say unequivocally that this was one of the best books I have read in recent times.
I highly recommend this book to anyone who does not live alone on a desert island; or is in or wants to be in an equal and caring relationship!
Dr. Shirley Cresci, NJ
Most Recent Customer Reviews
This provocative and reader friendly book provides practical strategies to help women and men navigate the inevitable power issues inherent in all relationships. Read morePublished on January 16, 2012 by L Parker
If you have questions about relationships, or how to react to others in a fair way, this book will help you to find the way to your answer. Read morePublished on January 13, 2012 by David Drummond
This book is extremely enlightening as to the way men and women relate to one another, and how men and women are socialized from a young age to interact with one another in ways... Read morePublished on January 11, 2012 by anonymous
This book helps one understand what is happening in relationships in a straight forward, easy to read, and practical way. Thus one gets insights and understanding from the outset. Read morePublished on January 8, 2012 by Judy B
Making Love, Playing Power is astonishing, fascinating, amazing insight and incredibly easy to read. I strongly recommend it to everyone. Read morePublished on July 14, 2010 by Barbara E. Friesner