Synopses & Reviews
Considered a classic in its field, this comprehensive guide will help survivors of sexual abuse improve their relationships and discover the joys of sexual intimacy. Wendy Maltz takes survivors step-by-step through the recovery process using groundbreaking exercises and techniques. Based on the author's clinical work, interviews, and workshops, this guide is filled with first-person accounts of women and men at every stage of sexual healing.
This compassionate resource helps survivors 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
About the Author
Wendy Maltz, M.S.W., is a licensed clinical social worker, marriage counselor, and certified sex therapist in private practice in Eugene, Oregon. A frequent lecturer, her books include Private Thoughts, Passionate Hearts, and Intimate Kisses. She is the writer and producer of Relearning Touch and Partners in Healing, two videos for couples.