About The Author: Kathryn S. K. Hall, PhD, is a clinical psychologist in private practice in Princeton, New Jersey. She began her career in sex therapy working with Drs. Sandra R. Leiblum and Raymond C. Rosen at the Sexual Counseling Service at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (now Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences). She has conducted research on a variety of sex-related topics and has presented at national and international conferences. Her current research interests include sexual desire in arranged marriages and cultural variations in the experience and treatment of sexual problems. Dr. Hall is coeditor of Principles and Practice of Sex Therapy and The Cultural Context of Sexual Pleasure and Problems: Psychotherapy with Diverse Clients; author of Reclaiming Your Sexual Self: How You Can Bring Desire Back into Your Life, winner of the SSTAR Consumer Book Award; and book review editor for the Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy.
Winner of the 2004 Award for Best Consumer Book -The Society for Sex Therapy and Research.
Normal and not so normal life events can throw off the delicate balance necessary for a strong sex drive. This book contains practical advice that will help you connect with the right conditions to ignite your sexual desire, no matter how deeply buried it might be.
Edited by Kathryn Hall Ph.D and Cynthia Graham, Ph.D
This book is for professionals, students and interested readers. With chapters from countries as diverse as Cameroon, Iran, Israel, Russia, China and the Netherlands, it challenges our ideas about normal and problematic sexuality. With contributions from some of the leading thinkers in the field of sex therapy, this cross cultural examination is sure to improve the treatment of those suffering from sexual dysfunctions worldwide.
Principles and Practice of Sex Therapy
The leading clinical reference and text in the field, this volume addresses the full range of sexual problems and concerns that lead men, women and couples to seek help. Prominent experts describe cutting-edge assessment and treatment approaches that draw on psychological, interpersonal and medical interventions. Detailed case examples illustrate how the therapeutic strategies are implemented and shed light on the factors that influence outcomes. The book is grounded in current knowledge about sexuality and sexual functioning across the lifespan. Tightly edited, it features an integrative introduction and conclusion plus a brief editorial commentary at the beginning of each chapter.