'A positive step-by-step guide to... help readers resolve their sexual difficulties. It empowers couples to set goals to meet their needs.' Nursing Standard
Are you worried about impotence or loss of sexual desire, premature ejaculation or lack of orgasm? Experienced psychosexual therapist and couples counsellor Vicki Ford provides an invaluable guide to understanding the sexual problems that many people face from time to time.
Her simple and effective self-help techniques, based on cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), include practical exercise programs to help develop responsiveness and an understanding of your body. Suitable for both singles and couples, this expert guide will enable you to overcome negative thinking and restore your confidence and your sex life.
Specifically, you will learn about:
The importance of relaxation and stress reduction techniques
The impact of ageing, disability, religion, infidelity, abuse, infertility, childbirth, bereavement and medication on sexual performance
Techniques for particular problems
Overcoming self-help guides use clinically proven techniques to treat long-standing and disabling conditions, both psychological and physical. Many guides in the Overcoming series are recommended under the Reading Well Books on Prescription scheme.
Series Editor: Professor Peter Cooper
About the Author
Vicki Ford is a Counsellor and Psychosexual Therapist, working in private practise and for BUPA in North Wales. She has also trained and supervised other psychosexual counsellors within the National Health Service and Relate. She is accredited by both the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy (BABCP) and the British Association for Sexual and Relationship Therapy (BASRT) and is registered with the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP).
Series: Overcoming Books
Number Of Pages: 368
Published: 31st October 2017
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 12.2
Weight (kg): 0.32
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: Revised