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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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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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Wendy Receives the SASH Carnes Award

Wendy Maltz, LCSW, DST, received the prestigious Carnes Award from the Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health for “her outstanding work in the field of sexual addiction.” Dr. Patrick Carnes presented the award on October 25, 2014 at the

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“The Porn Trap” now in Chinese!

Larry and I are pleased to report that our book “The Porn Trap: The Essential Guide to Overcoming Problems Caused by Pornography” 跳出色情陷阱 is now available in an open (ie. unadulterated) Chinese translation. We want to thank Carmen Song, the

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Wendy Teaching Sex Counseling & Therapy at U Oregon

2014 marks the 3rd year that Wendy Maltz LCSW, DST is teaching a Spring term graduate level course entitled, “Human Sexuality in Counseling” for the Couples & Family Therapy Program in the College of Education at the University of Oregon.

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UK Study Reveals Brain Changes from Porn

Martin Daubney hosted a documentary in late September on British national television etitled, “Porn on the Brain”. It’s groundbreaking and explores the nature and impact of today’s pornography. The program includes a section on Dr. Valerie Voon’s MRI brain scan

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Salon.com Article Praises “The Porn Trap”

In a groundbreaking Salon.com article entitled, “My Sexuality After Porn,” (10-29-13) journalist Isaac Abel reveals how he is working to undo early conditioning and reclaim his sexuality as healthy, sensual, and intimate. Insightful, honest, and at times graphically descriptive, he

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Isaac Abel Talks About “Coming Out as a Porn Addict”

In this third installment writing about his healing journey, Isaac Abel discusses how “coming out as a porn addict” helped him overcome feelings of shame and isolation and heal…He’s a courageous voice and role model for others in recovery…He also

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Mark Manson’s Article on Porn-Induced Sex Problems

Mark Manson of http://postmasculine.com/ has written a revealing and helpful article on addressing ED and other sexual problems from porn : http://thoughtcatalog.com/2013/pornography-can-ruin-your-sex-life/ … He provides some strategies for healing that worked for him. I really respect how upfront he is in sharing his own

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Isaac Abel Explores the “Porn Addiction” Label

Isaac Abel has written another groundbreaking article this one in the Atlantic–about sex problems caused by porn. In the article, entitled, , “Was I Actually ‘Addicted’ to Internet Porn?”, he explores the concept of “porn addiction, his quest to understand what it means,

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