Intimate Relations Products

  • The Anatomy of a Couples Therapy Session

    The 50 Minute Hour in Eight Stages

    By Judith P. Leavitt

    How does a couples’ therapist actually run a 50-minute session? What needs to happen? What must happen? Managing this time and knowing how to guide a couple through what can be a rocky roller coaster ride is a critical skill. This volume breaks down the entire 50 minutes of a couples’ therapy…

    Paperback – 2017-08-02 
    Routledge

  • Marital Relationships and Parenting: Intimate relations and their correlates

    Edited by Ami Rokach

    Romantic relationships, especially good ones, are desired of almost all humans. However, what makes such relationships good and nourishing? For the most part, it is the support and intimacy that exists within the couple, and their ability to experience life and face difficulties together. This…

    Hardback – 2017-05-18 
    Routledge

  • The Principles of Pleasure

    Working with the Good Stuff as Sex Therapists and Educators

    By Laura Rademacher, Lindsey Hoskins

    There are tremendous benefits to discussing the subject of sexual and emotional pleasure with clients, and this book addresses the challenges and misconceptions of doing just that. Laura Rademacher and Lindsey Hoskins teach the skills necessary for mental health professionals and sex educators to…

    Paperback – 2017-05-01
    Routledge

  • Sex, God, and the Conservative Church

    Erasing Shame from Sexual Intimacy

    By Tina Schermer Sellers

    Sex, God, and the Conservative Church guides psychotherapy and sexology clinicians on how to treat clients who grew up in a conservative faith—mired in sexual shame and dysfunction—and who desire to both heal and hold on to their faith orientation. The author first walks clinicians and readers…

    Paperback – 2017-04-21
    Routledge

  • Motivated Cognition in Relationships

    The Pursuit of Belonging

    By Sandra L. Murray, John G. Holmes

    How can newlyweds believe they will be together forever, while knowing that the majority of marriages end in divorce? Why do people who desperately want to be loved end up alienating those who love them? How can partners that seem like complete opposites end up blissfully happy? This volume…

    Paperback – 2017-03-09
    Routledge
    Essays in Social Psychology

  • Sensate Focus in Sex Therapy

    The Illustrated Manual

    By Linda Weiner, Constance Avery-Clark

    Sensate Focus in Sex Therapy: The Illustrated Manual is an illustrated manual that provides health professionals with specific information on the use of the structured touching opportunities used regularly by Sexologists to address their clients’ sexual difficulties (Sensate Focus 1) and enhance…

    Paperback – 2017-03-03
    Routledge

  • Exploring Desire and Intimacy

    A Workbook for Creative Clinicians

    By Gina Ogden

    This integrative book is like having a wise supervisor in the room with you. Stop "fixing" your clients--engage them in their own healing through the Four-Dimensional Wheel of Sexual Experience. Gina Ogden guides you in helping your clients explore the full range of their sexual issues and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-20
    Routledge

  • Couples Coping with Stress

    A Cross-Cultural Perspective

    Edited by Mariana K. Falconier, Ashley K. Randall, Guy Bodenmann

    This is the first book that reviews both empirical and clinical applications of how couples jointly cope with stress - dyadic coping - around the globe. The Systemic-Transactional Stress Model (STM), developed by co-editor Guy Bodenmann, is used as a consistent framework so readers can better…

    Paperback – 2016-05-16
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Clinical Sexuality for Mental Health Professionals

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Stephen B. Levine, Candace B. Risen, Stanley E. Althof

    The Handbook of Clinical Sexuality for Mental Health Professionals, 3rd Edition, builds on the authors’ authoritative first person voice on sexual matters of the previous editions. The work reflects the field's growing sophistication about sexual disorders and their therapies. The scope has been…

    Paperback – 2016-02-12
    Routledge

  • Couples in Conflict

    Classic Edition

    Edited by Alan Booth, Ann C. Crouter, Mari L. Clements, Tanya Boone-Holladay

    This classic volume provides a solid foundation for thinking about creative ways in which our society can work to prevent or minimize destructive couple conflict and enhance couples' abilities to constructively handle their differences. A common thread throughout is that constructive conflict and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge
    Psychology Press & Routledge Classic Editions

  • Romance and Sex in Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood

    Risks and Opportunities

    Edited by Alan Booth, Ann C. Crouter, Anastasia Snyder

    In this classic edition top scholars in family research examine the nature and origin of adolescents’ contemporary patterns of sexual and romantic relationships, from the evolutionary roots of these behaviors to policies and programs that represent best practices for addressing these issues in…

    Paperback – 2015-12-15
    Routledge
    Psychology Press & Routledge Classic Editions

  • Intrusive Partners - Elusive Mates

    The Pursuer-Distancer Dynamic in Couples

    By Stephen J. Betchen

    When two people form a relationship or marry, they begin to move towards one another with the expectation of closeness. The emotionality or intensity that accompanies this process, however, may result in fusion followed by a desperate need for space or distance. Intrusive Partners - Elusive Mates…

    Paperback – 2015-11-24
    Routledge

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