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

Category: Book
By (author): Maltz, Wendy
Subject:  HEALTH & FITNESS / Sexuality
  SELF-HELP / Abuse
  SELF-HELP / Recovery
  SELF-HELP / Sexual Instruction
Audience: general/trade
Publisher: HarperCollins
Published: June 2012
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 8.00in x 5.31in x 0.86in
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Additional Notes

From The Publisher*

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
From The Publisher*

"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.

Biographical Note

Wendy Maltz is an internationally recognized sex therapist, educator, lecturer, and author of numerous sexual recovery books, including The Sexual Healing Journey.