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The Wiley Handbook of Sex Therapy

Zoe D. Peterson (Editor)
ISBN: 978-1-118-51037-7
536 pages
April 2017, Wiley-Blackwell
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The Wiley Handbook of Sex Therapy is a comprehensive and empirically-based review of the latest theory and practice in the psychotherapeutic treatment of sexual problems across client populations.

  • Structured in four sections covering specific sexual dysfunctions, theoretical approaches to sex therapy; working with client diversity; and future directions in sex therapy
  • Advocates a holistic approach to sex therapy with a focus on using a range of psychotherapeutic theories and techniques rather than only the most popular behavioral strategies
  • Includes case studies which highlight the broad spectrum of diverse conditions that clients can experience and which sex therapists can therefore encounter in the consulting room
  • Includes contributions by more than 60 experts from a wide range of disciplines
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Table of Contents

Notes on the Editor vii

Notes on the Contributors viii

Acknowledgements xvii

1 Introduction 1

Zoë D. Peterson

Section I Treating Specific Sexual Problems 9

2 Treating Women’s Sexual Desire and Arousal Problems 11

Stephanie Both, Willibrord Weijmar Schultz and Ellen Laan

3 Treating Low Sexual Desire in Men 32

Stanley E. Althof and Rachel B. Needle

4 Treating Men’s Erectile Problems 40

Pedro J. Nobre

5 Treating Women’s Orgasmic Difficulties 57

Kristen M. Carpenter, Kristen Williams and Brett Worly

6 Treating Men’s Orgasmic Difficulties 72

David L. Rowland and Stewart E. Cooper

7 Treating Genital Pain Associated with Sexual Intercourse 98

Marta Meana, Evan Fertel and Caroline Maykut

8 Treating Hypersexuality 115

Joshua B. Grubbs, Jan Paul Hook, Brandon J. Griffin, M. Scott Cushman, Joshua N. Hook and J. Kim Penberthy

9 Treating Sexual Offending 129

Dianne Berg, Rosemary Munns and Michael Miner

10 Treating Lack of Sexual Passion in Relationships 143

Laurie B. Mintz, Jackeline Sanchez and Rachel P. Heatherly

Section II Theoretical Approaches to Sex Therapy 163

11 A Traditional Masters and Johnson Behavioral Approach to Sex Therapy 165

Constance Avery‐Clark and Linda Weiner

12 A Psychobiosocial Approach to Sex Therapy 190

Barry McCarthy and Lana M. Wald

13 A Systemic Approach to Sex Therapy 202

Katherine Hertlein and Matthew Nelson

14 An Existential‐Experiential Approach to Sex Therapy 218

Peggy J. Kleinplatz

15 A Narrative Therapy Approach to Sex Therapy 231

Ron Findlay

16 An Emotionally Focused Approach to Sex Therapy 250

Sue Johnson

Section III Sex Therapy with Specific Populations 267

17 Treating Sexual Problems in Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Clients 269

Kenneth M. Cohen and Ritch C. Savin‐Williams

18 Treating Sexual Problems in Transgender Clients 291

Katherine G. Spencer, Alex Iantaffi and Walter Bockting

19 Treating Sexual Problems in Children and Adolescents 306

Sharon Lamb and Aleksandra Plocha

20 Treating Sexual Problems in Aging Adults 323

Jennifer Hillman

21 Treating Sexual Problems in Clients with Cognitive and Intellectual Disabilities 345

Sigmund Hough, John W. DenBoer, Eileen T. Crehan, Melissa T. Stone and Trisha Hicks

22 Treating Sexual Problems in Clients with Mental Illness 359

Stephanie Buehler

23 Treating Sexual Problems in Cancer Patients and Survivors 369

Eric S. Zhou and Sharon L. Bober

24 Treating Sexual Problems in Survivors of Sexual Trauma 389

Kathryn Hall

25 Treating Sexual Problems in Clients from Conservative Protestant and Catholic Backgrounds 407

Tommy E. Turner

26 Treating Sexual Problems in Clients who Practice “Kink” 420

Margaret Nichols and James P. Fedor

Section IV Future Directions in Sex Therapy 435

27 Mindfulness in Sex Therapy 437

Meg-John Barker

28 Integrating Sexual Partners into Pharmacological Sex Therapy 453

Helen M. Conaglen and John V. Conaglen

29 Self‐Help and Biblio‐Sex Therapy 468

Jacques J. D. M. van Lankveld

30 Internet‐Based Sex Therapy

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Author Information

Zoë D. Peterson is Associate Professor in the Clinical Psychology Program, and Director of the Sexual Assault Research and Education Program, at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. She is also a Research Fellow of the Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction at Indiana University and a licensed clinical psychologist in the state of Missouri. She has served as Associate Editor of the Journal of Sex Research and as Consulting Editor of Archives of Sexual Behavior. Her research covers a variety of issues related to sexuality with a particular focus on understanding unwanted and nonconsensual sexual experiences. She also provides clinical supervision to doctoral students, with an emphasis on the treatment of sexual and gender identity concerns. She teaches gender and sexuality courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

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