Randy Flood, MA, LLP, is the co-founder and director of the Institute for the Prevention & Treatment of Mascupathy (IPTM). His foundational role is the culmination of over 20 years of creating and developing specialized clinical services for men that address anger management, fathering, domestic abuse, sex addiction, emotional intelligence, trauma, custody and parenting time problems, divorce, male identity, mid-life crisis, substance abuse, relationships and other issues. He has written for online and print publications such as the Michigan Bar Journal and co-authored, with Charlie Donaldson, Mascupathy: Understanding and Healing the Malaise of American Manhood (2014) and Stop Hurting the Woman You Love: Breaking the Cycle of Abusive Behavior (Hazelden, 2006), one of the field’s leading anger management books for men. Flood is also a contributing author to Rob Okun’s book, VOICE MALE: The Untold Story of the Profeminist Men’s Movement (2014) and writes for Voice Male magazine and other publications.
Flood graduated from Calvin College with a BA in Psychology and earned his Master’s degree from the Counseling Psychology Program at Western Michigan University. After graduation, he worked for two years at the Domestic Violence Program for Men in Kalamazoo, Michigan, before leaving to found the Men’s Program at Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services. He is the principal therapist in providing individual and group psychotherapy for men at the Men’s Resource Center of West Michigan, which he co-founded in 2000. Often called upon as an expert witness for district and circuit courts, Flood provides trainings on problems such as bullying, domestic violence, sexual addiction, and men in counseling. Often interviewed as an expert on male criminal behavior and on initiatives and issues that impact men and boys, he is also a frequent guest on local, regional, and national media programs; most recently branching out to international media with an interview on Australia’s TripleJ Hack radio program.
Flood lives in Grand Rapids, Michigan with his wife, Stephanie, with whom he loves to travel. He relishes reading and photography, as well as playing percussion and softball. In addition, he enjoys the challenge of competing in triathlons. His greatest accomplishment and joy over the years has been being a father to his two adult children, Anna and Zach.