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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 24 new and published books in the subject of Intimate Relations — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Forgiveness and Reconciliation

    Theory and Application

    By Everett L. Worthington, Jr.

    To be unforgiving is harmful. The inability to come to terms with one’s anger or strife often can lead to stress disorders, mental health disorders, and relationship problems. Forgiveness is a personal decision. Forgiveness and Reconciliation focuses on individual experiences with forgiveness,...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Close Relationships

    Functions, Forms and Processes

    Edited by Patricia Noller, Judith A. Feeney

    Series: Frontiers of Social Psychology

    Close Relationships: Functions, Forms and Processes provides an overview of current theory and research in the area of close relationships, written by internationally renowned scholars whose work is at the cutting edge of research in the field. The volume consists of three sections: introductory...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Rekindling Desire

    2nd Edition

    By Barry McCarthy, Emily McCarthy

    For over a decade Rekindling Desire has helped to restore and restructure sexuality in thousands of lives. This expanded edition continues the exploration of inhibited sexual desire and no-sex relationships by respected therapist Barry McCarthy, who brings decades of knowledge and the expertise...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Barriers to Loving

    A Clinician's Perspective

    By Stephen B. Levine

    Barriers to Loving is an intriguing exploration of the role of sexual love over the course of life. Beginning with the mental health professions’ avoidance of the topic, Levine proposes a compendium of love’s pathologies by reorganizing what is familiar to clinicians into the barriers that limit...

    Published October 16th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Longing, Intimacy and Loneliness

    Edited by Ami Rokach

    This book examines the very basic human need to belong. It looks at the intimacy that is a cornerstone of such belonging and closeness, romantic relationships, which signify belonging in the Western world, and loneliness and love, which are inextricably linked to the subject. The book examines...

    Published October 4th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Demystifying Love

    Plain Talk for the Mental Health Professional

    By Stephen B. Levine

    Intended primarily for mental health professionals, Demystifying Love deals plainly with topics rarely written about for clinicians. As the book shows, love is the logical point of departure for a clinical understanding of sexuality and its problems. It is the most conventional framework for...

    Published September 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Dilemmas of Intimacy

    Conceptualization, Assessment, and Treatment

    By Karen J. Prager

    The Dilemmas of Intimacy applies evidence-based, cognitive-behavioral interventions to therapeutic work with couples and individuals who have problems with intimacy. Karen Prager introduces a 3-dilemma model that outlines the risks and rewards of intimate relating. A conceptual model for...

    Published July 25th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Couple and Family Technology Framework

    Intimate Relationships in a Digital Age

    By Katherine M. Hertlein, Markie L. C. Blumer

    Couples and families worldwide have a constant electronic connection to others, a fact that is influencing the concerns and issues they bring to therapy. The authors of this resource help mental health practitioners to better deal with concerns such as online infidelity, online dating, internet...

    Published July 9th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Sexual Awareness

    Your Guide to Healthy Couple Sexuality, 5th Edition

    By Barry McCarthy, Emily McCarthy

    In the newest edition of this classic text, veteran authors Barry and Emily McCarthy explain how desire, pleasure, and satisfaction can enrich your relationship. As the premier book on the subject, Sexual Awareness focuses on factors that promote and subvert healthy couple sexuality. Reading this...

    Published March 19th 2012 by Routledge

  10. New Directions in Sex Therapy

    Innovations and Alternatives, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Peggy J. Kleinplatz

    Winner of the 2013 AASECT Professional Book Award! New Directions in Sex Therapy: Innovations and Alternatives focuses on cutting-edge, therapy paradigms as alternatives to conventional clinical strategies. With each passing year, the treatment of sexual problems seems to emphasize more medical and...

    Published March 7th 2012 by Routledge