The Sexual Healing Journey

The Sexual Healing Journey : A Guide for Survivors of Sexual Abuse (Third Edition)

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"This classic self-help book offers sound and detailed guidelines for sexual healing. Wendy Maltz stands out for her remarkable combination of wisdom, creativity, and heart."
-Harriet Lerner, Ph.D., author of The Dance of Anger

"Clear, non-judgmental, warm and hopeful, The Sexual Healing Journey is a precious gift for male and female survivors and for those who care about them."
-Mike Lew, author of Victims No Longer

"Men and women who have despaired that their sex lives would never change will find hope and answers in this friendly, encouraging, and essential guide."
-Laura Davis, coauthor of The Courage to Heal and author of Allies in Healing

Originally published two decades ago, The Sexual Healing Journey is a highly respected resource for understanding and healing the intimate sexual problems caused by sex abuse. In this third edition, renowned author, psychotherapist, and certified sex therapist, Wendy Maltz, keeps this classic recovery book fresh with a new preface, revised materials, and an updated, expanded resource section. Compassionate and enduring, this guide presents a comprehensive program for healing that combines expert clinical advice with innovative exercises, steadfast techniques, and deeply moving stories of individuals who have overcome the challenges of sexual abuse to reclaim sex as safe, loving and enjoyable.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 132.08 x 198.12 x 25.4mm | 294.83g
  • William Morrow Paperbacks
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 0062130730
  • 9780062130730
  • 99,752

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This widely esteemed, comprehensive guide helps survivors of sexual abuse heal from the past, improve relationships, and discover the joys of sexual intimacy. Wendy Maltz sensitively takes readers step-by-step through the recovery process, integrating expert advice with groundbreaking exercises, proven techniques, and first-person accounts of women and men at every stage of sexual healing. This compassionate resource can help you to:

Identify the sexual effects of sexual abuse Eliminate negative sexual behavior and resolve specific problems Gain control over upsetting automatic reactions to touch and sex Develop a healthy sexual self-concept
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Review quote

"Here is the first book to offer sound and detailed guidelines sor sexual healing. Wendy Maltz stands out for her remarkable combination of wisdom, creativity, and heart. What a rare, useful, and encouraging contribution!"-- Harriet Lerner, PhD, author of "The Dance of Anger"""The Sexual Healing Journey" is a precious gift for male and female survivors and for those who care about them."-- Mike Lew, author of" Victims No Longer" "Wendy Maltz takes her readers carefully, step-by-step, through a program of self-healing. Survivors of sexual abuse, their partners, and their therapists will bebfit enormously from this reassuring guide."-- Lonnie Barbach, PhD, author of" For Yourself"
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About Wendy Maltz

WENDY MALTZ, LCSW, DST, is an internationally recognized sex and relationship therapist in private practice in Eugene, Oregon. She is a frequent lecturer and media guest, and her books include The Porn Trap, Private Thoughts, Passionate Hearts, and Intimate Kisses.
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