The Handbook of Brief Sex Therapy

Douglas Flemons (Author), Shelley Green (Author)

With a Foreword by Michael F. Hoyt

Overview | Contents

Effective, brief techniques for therapists to support their clients in having satisfying sex lives.

Quickies demonstrates that the best sex therapy is often the briefest, presenting readers with a refreshing array of time-efficient, client-focused approaches to sexual problems. The third edition includes new chapters on the impact of the Internet in relationships, infidelity, and same-sex and transgender affirming therapy.

Book Details

  • Paperback
  • January 2018
  • ISBN 978-0-393-71156-1
  • 6.1 × 9.1 in / 448 pages
  • Sales Territory: Worldwide

Endorsements & Reviews

“Gathering some of the best minds in brief sex therapy, Green and Flemons offer an impressive collection of efficient approaches to the wide range of sexual problems that can arise between couples, all while respecting their unique cultural, contextual, and sexual experiences. Their book should be required reading for every clinician.” — Psych Central

“Communicates, explains, and shares hot button topics of human sexuality in ways that are entertaining, educating, and meaningful. . . . [I]t has earned its place on the shelf of the psychological zeitgeist.” — Somatic Psychotherapy Today

“Psychotherapists need strategies for addressing the panoply of sexual issues that clients present. Quickies combines useful applications with clear theoretical principles. Topics include cross-cultural perspectives, violence, infidelity, pornography, and LGBTQ relationships. This synergistic assembly of expert voices is a classic text that should be a standard reference on the bookshelf of every clinician.” — Jeffrey K. Zieg, PhD, The Milton H. Erickson Foundation

“Good sex has never seemed so complex and elusive. Thankfully, the Quickies 3 therapist-authors share inspiring and creative clinical wisdom in responding to everything form "bad orgasms" through overcoming porn and infidelity, to finding intimacies despite cross-cultural and gender-fluid differences, and even addressing sexual violence. Drawing from brief approaches to relational therapy, this book teems with helpful ideas and humane practices for addressing today's diverse challenges to intimacy.” — Tom Strong, University of Calgary

“Like a good relationship, Quickies has just gotten better and better. Whether you own the prior editions, or are entirely new to the volume, this book is a great resource.” — Scott D. Miller, PhD, Director, International Center for Clinical Excellence

“Geared towards students and practitioners in brief sex therapy, the third edition of this book is an essential tool and reference work. . . [This book] has eight new chapters along with significant updating of those chapters from the previous editions.” — American Reference Books Annual

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