Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Sexual Dysfunction

By Michael E. Metz, Norman Epstein, Barry Mccarthy

© 2018 – Routledge

224 pages

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About the Book

Cognitive-Behavioral Couple Therapy for Sexual Dysfunction (CBCST) provides clinicians and graduate students with a comprehensive biopsychosocial model of useful, practical, empirically-based strategies and techniques to address common sexual dysfunctions. Each chapter carefully incorporates research and theoretical foundations and includes discussions of the issues that commonly arise when working with clients with sexual problems. This volume will include clinical assessment and intervention, case studies, client handouts, psychosexual skill exercises, and client education materials.

Table of Contents

1. Sexual Dysfunction and Couple Sex Therapy 2. Assessment and Diagnosis 3. Cognitive-Behavioral Couple Sex Therapy 4. Female Sexual Dysfunction 5. Male Sexual Dysfunction 6. Clinical Challenges and Complexities 7. Relapse Prevention and Sexual Growth Appendix A. Clinical Aides, Handouts, and Client Education Appendix B Additional Clinical Resources

About the Authors

Michael E. Metz, PhD, was a psychologist and marital and sex therapist in private practice in Minneapolis/St. His co-authored book, Enduring Desire received the AASECT 2011 Best Book Award. He passed away in 2012.

Norman B. Epstein, PhD, is Professor of Family Science at the University of Maryland, College Park and Director of the nationally accredited Couple and Family Therapy Program at the University. He is also licensed as both a psychologist and a marriage and family therapist in Maryland, and has been conducting a part-time private practice with individuals, couples, and families for 33 years.

Barry McCarthy, PhD, is a clinical psychologist, professor of psychology, and certified sex and marital therapist. He has published extensively on couples and sexuality and has done over 300 professional workshops nationally and internationally. He is also the recipient of numerous awards, including the 2009 Smart Marriages Impact Award.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Clinical Psychology