Enhancing Sexuality: A Problem-Solving Approach to Treating Dysfunction Therapist Guide Therapist Guide / Edition 2

Enhancing Sexuality: A Problem-Solving Approach to Treating Dysfunction Therapist Guide Therapist Guide / Edition 2

by John Wincze
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195315073

ISBN-13: 9780195315073

Pub. Date: 04/24/2009

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Sexual dysfunction can cause significant distress in both men and women and their partners. This therapist guide presents a comprehensive program for assessing and treating sexual dysfunction in couples or single individuals, regardless of sexual orientation. It outlines pathways for therapy and gives recommendations for formulating a treatment plan. Therapists are

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Overview

Sexual dysfunction can cause significant distress in both men and women and their partners. This therapist guide presents a comprehensive program for assessing and treating sexual dysfunction in couples or single individuals, regardless of sexual orientation. It outlines pathways for therapy and gives recommendations for formulating a treatment plan. Therapists are encouraged to be flexible in their approach while guiding clients through this step-by-step program.

The guide and corresponding workbook present information on a number of sexual problems including low sexual desire, difficulty becoming sexually aroused, premature or quick ejaculation, erectile dysfunction, trouble achieving orgasm, and pain or discomfort during sex. Clients are educated about sexual development and common sexual myths. They also learn about factors that influence sexual functioning in order to create favorable conditions for sex.

For each topic, this guide offers an overview of principles underlying treatment and main concepts to convey to clients. Case vignettes illustrate key points and important tips for the therapist are highlighted throughout. The corresponding workbook includes chapter review quizzes, exercises, and worksheets to reinforce client understanding and couple participation. Enhancing sexuality is a worthy goal for couples and individuals, and clinicians will find this a rewarding program to put into practice.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195315073
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
04/24/2009
Series:
Treatments That Work Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introductory Information for Therapists 1

Chapter 2 Pathways for Therapy 9

Chapter 3 Assessment and Treatment Planning 17

Chapter 4 Building Blocks to Understand and Assess Sexual Problems 23

Chapter 5 Problems With Desire and Arousal 37

Chapter 6 Problems With Ejaculation and Orgasm 53

Chapter 7 Problems With Pain and Discomfort During Sexual Relations 65

Chapter 8 Importance of the Sexual Partner 73

Chapter 9 Working With a Partner to Master Sexual Problems 83

Chapter 10 Mastering the Sexual Problem 89

Chapter 11 Continuing Progress and Preventing Relapse 115

Chapter 12 Maintaining Gains and Preventing Relapse 121

References 129

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