The Wiley Handbook of Sex Therapy is a comprehensive and empirically-based review of the latest theory and practice in the psychotherapeutic treatment of sexual problems across client populations.
- Structured in four sections covering specific sexual dysfunctions, theoretical approaches to sex therapy; working with client diversity; and future directions in sex therapy
- Advocates a holistic approach to sex therapy with a focus on using a range of psychotherapeutic theories and techniques rather than only the most popular behavioral strategies
- Includes case studies which highlight the broad spectrum of diverse conditions that clients can experience and which sex therapists can therefore encounter in the consulting room
- Includes contributions by more than 60 experts from a wide range of disciplines
Zoë D. Peterson is Associate Professor in the Clinical Psychology Program, and Director of the Sexual Assault Research and Education Program, at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. She is also a Research Fellow of the Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction at Indiana University and a licensed clinical psychologist in the state of Missouri. She has served as Associate Editor of the Journal of Sex Research and as Consulting Editor of Archives of Sexual Behavior. Her research covers a variety of issues related to sexuality with a particular focus on understanding unwanted and nonconsensual sexual experiences. She also provides clinical supervision to doctoral students, with an emphasis on the treatment of sexual and gender identity concerns. She teaches gender and sexuality courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels.