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When #MeToo Triggers Painful Memories

While the #MeToo movement is awesome and bringing much-needed attention to the ubiquitous problem of sexual abuse in our culture, it is also triggering some painful memories for many survivors. If that is the case for you or someone you

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Sexology Podcast – Wendy & Dr. Moali Explore Sexual Healing

Dr. Nazanin Moali interviewed Wendy for her on the Sexology podcast,“Healing from Sexual Assault with Wendy Maltz LCSW”. Wendy really enjoyed being on the program as Nazanin is such  a caring therapist and interviewer. They identify some common myths about sex assault, various impacts of

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Wendy’s Incest & Sexuality Book Now FREE

Wendy Maltz’s first book, the recovery classic, Incest & Sexuality: A Guide to Understanding & Healing is now available for FREE download through the International Psychotherapy Institute’s free psychotherapy books program. Coauthored with Beverly Holman, it was first published in

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Wendy Discusses Sexual Healing on “Thriving Launch” Podcast

Check out this interview Wendy gave for Luis Congdon’s “Thriving Launch” relationship podcast to learn about sexual healing techniques and  basic principles of sexual recovery.  Find out how it’s possible to overcome negative repercussions with patience, smarts, and new touch

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Trump Causing Sex Turn-Off – Huff Post Article

In a new article entitled, “Post Election, Survivors of Assault are Struggling to Have Sex Again,” Huffington Post reporter, Catherine Pearson, explores how Trump’s shocking election win has been re-traumatizing sexual abuse survivors and causing sex and intimacy problems.  She

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Bookshare for the Blind has Wendy’s Books

People who have difficulty reading traditional print books can now access five of Wendy Maltz’s books — The Sexual Healing Journey, Private Thoughts, Intimate Kisses, Passionate Hearts, and The Porn Trap — on the Bookshare.org website. Bookshare is a service

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Posted in Porn Problem Recovery, Sexual Abuse Healing, Uncategorized, Understanding Sexual Fantasies, Words from Wendy

Fighting Rape Myths with Empathy – Rosenthal article

A new voice — a smart, heartfelt read. Marina Rosenthal, teacher and therapist at the University of Oregon, has written an illuminating article in the Huffington Post on her experiences teaching about rape myths and sexual assault in the classroom

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Alanis Morissette and Wendy Talk Love, Sex, and Healing

Singer/Songwriter Alanis Morissette interviewed Wendy Maltz for her “Conversation with Alanis” podcast (Episode 5). It aired on Monday, Feb 8, 2016 and can be accessed at anytime thereafter, at no charge. In this dynamic, funny, and heartfelt conversation, Alanis and

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Posted in Media Interviews, Porn Problem Recovery, Sexual Abuse Healing, Uncategorized, Understanding Sexual Fantasies

Wendy’s Couples Sexual Healing Videos — Watch Here for Free

We are pleased to announce that, as a gift to survivors and others, Wendy’s two highly-acclaimed sexual healing videos, “Relearning Touch” and “Partners in Healing,” are now available for free viewing here at HealthySex.com. The videos were co-produced with Intervision

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Alanis Morisette recommends Private Thoughts

How cool is this? The very talented and socially conscious singer, songwriter Alanis Morisette recommends Private Thoughts: Exploring the Power of Women’s Sexual Fantasies in her blog. A big supporter of efforts to realize sex as a healthy, positive aspect

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