Dr. Arne Rubinstein
Dr Arne Rubinstein (MBBS,FRACGP) is the National Co-ordinator of Pathways to Manhood, a unique program that creates contemporary rites of passage for adolescent boys. He has been working with teenagers since he graduated from the International Institute for Youth Leaders in Jerusalem in 1982.
Arne worked as a General Practitioner for 11 years specialising in Adolescent Health, Preventative Medicine and Emergency Medicine. He is now running an innovative drug prevention program based on improving personal self-esteem in Northern NSW High Schools.
Arne has been involved in Pathways to Manhood since its inception and has been a driving force in its growth. He proposed the project at the 4th Annual Australian and New Zealand Men’s Leadership Gathering in 1994.
Arne studied extensively the topic of Initiations and Rites of Passage in communities around the world. He has given workshops and lectures around Australia at seminars and conferences. He has written a model outlining the fundamental differences between "Normal Boy Psychology" and "Healthy Man Psychology" which is the fundamental reason why all indigenous societies initiated their boys. Email: email@example.com