Methods from across the psychological therapies which can be helpful when working pluralistically with both individuals and dyads in this area. Three aspects of existential therapy are explored in depth: The focus on client's lived experience, the multiple meanings they may have around sex, and the importance of considering the various dimensions of existence.
Foucault, M. Gutteridge The Imprisonment of Women. Counselling and psychotherapy are considered within the wider context of their history and the mental health systems in which they are often located. On tops, bottoms and ethical sluts: The place of BDSM and polyamory in lesbian and gay psychology more.
We consider how features of the shift from medical to social models of disability can be applied in this area, to the benefit of those who are struggling with sexual distress and in ways which enhance understandings of sex and sexuality more widely.
It asks questions such as: which to choose from all the rules on offer? British Journal of Law and Society 8, 29— Is our reaction to so-called evil acts tainted by the popular notion of childhood as a time of innocence?
Forty-nine psychosexual therapists attended the workshop and completed the same questionnaire eliciting FGM knowledge and attitudes at the beginning and end of the workshop.
View on palgrave. It draws on, and has implications for, wider debates about gender difference research, quantitative versus qualitative methods in feminist psychology, and whether gender is something we perform rather than a stable identity. So far, the focus of mindfulness in this area has been on applying techniques to complement conventional therapies which, broadly speaking, aim at enabling couples to have conventional sex and to stay together.
In this chapter we examine the ways in which sex and sexuality are currently constructed and contested within one particular medium: sex advice books. In the concluding section of the chapter we weave these strands together to suggest how social, critical and intersectional understandings of sexuality and disability could inform thinking and practice around both these areas.
The recent publication of the memorandum of understanding on gay to straight conversion therapy brought many key psychology, health, counselling, and psychotherapy organisations together for the first time to collaborate on a subject on which they had no disagreement.
I regularly blog about gender, sex and relationships at rewriting-the-rules. Gibbens, T. Pound, R.