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

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Harper Collins, Jun 12, 2012 - Self-Help - 384 pages

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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My husband I are used this book as our relationship developed. I can't say enough about how much it helped us. I am an incest survivor and this book is so important for every survivor to have.
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Introduction About the Sexual Healing Journey
Realizing Theres a Sexual Issue
Acknowledging the Abuse
Identifying the Sexual Impact
Deciding to Reclaim Our Sexuality
Creating a New Meaning for
Finding Our Real Sexual Selves
Healing with an Intimate Partner
Techniques for Relearning Touch
Solving Specific Sexual Problems
Enjoying Sexual Experiences
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Gaining Control over Automatic Reactions
Moving Toward Healthy Sexual Behavior

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About the author (2012)

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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