Sexual Dilemmas For The Helping Professional: Revised and Expanded Edition, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Sexual Dilemmas For The Helping Professional

Revised and Expanded Edition, 1st Edition

By Jerry Edelwich, Archie Brodsky


304 pages

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This volume speaks directly to the issues that underlie sexual dynamics between clinicians and clients. Substantially updated and enlarged, this second edition addresses head-on the heightened openness and awareness of the contemporary consulting room.

Table of Contents

1 Troubled Waters 2 Seduction 3 Power 4 Opportunity, 5 Self-interest 6 Morality 7 The Question of Personal Regard 8 Like Client, Like Clinician 9 Relationships Among Staff Members 10 Liabilities, Guidelines

About the Authors

JERRY EDELWICH, M.S.W., C.I.S.W., is Assistant Professor of Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Counseling at Manchester Community College, Manchester, Connecticut. He pioneered both in studying the formerly taboo area of client-clinician sexual dynamics and in developing practical guidelines for clinician training in this area. Edelwich is Director of the New England Association of Reality Therapy, which conducts training on a regional, national, and international scale. ARCHIE BRODSKY, a professional writer, is senior research associate at the Program in Psychiatry and the Law, Massachusetts Mental Health Center, Harvard Medical School.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Human Sexuality
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health