Healing Techniques for Couples
Shows exercises from The Sexual Healing Journey
This 45 minute video sensitively demonstrates the relearning touch techniques that are described in The Sexual Healing Journey. These unique exercises help couples to improve emotional intimacy and physical sharing. It is designed to help both survivors of sexual abuse and their intimate partners, but can be beneficial to anyone wanting to strengthen sexual intimacy skills. It demonstrates healing techniques for couples, with the aim of helping couples develop an active process for improving communication, deepening emotional intimacy and increasing physical sharing. It is highlighted by interviews with three couples who have used the techniques to deal with their concerns as the progressed towards healthy sexuality. © 1995.
Praise for Relearning Touch:
"As always, Wendy presents a view of sexual intimacy that is loving, healthy, safe, respectful and joyous. Her commentary is informative, reassuring and encouraging."
— Ellen Bass, coauthor, The Courage to Heal
"Relearning Touch is a wonderful resource for clinicians and clients. It provides many specific exercises that couples and individuals can use to help restore their comfort in their sexuality. It has my highest recommendation."
— Robert Schwarz, Ph.D., Director of the
Institute for Advanced Clinical Training
Partners in Healing
Couples Overcoming the Sexual Repercussions of Incest
Helpful support for intimate partners
This 43 minute video is designed to help couples identify sexual problems caused by childhood incest, and begin working toward sexual healing and deeper intimacy. It uses clips of incest survivors whose sexual relationships with their spouses have been seriously affected by childhood incest histories, and it explains various steps in the healing process, such as recognizing the crisis in intimacy, learning to work as a team, taking a vacation from sexual relating, addressing family concerns, and approaching touch and sex in new ways. This video shows how partners are affected by intimacy problems and how they can work together to improve communication and physical contact. © 1988.
Praise for Partners in Healing:
"A well-organized program. The couples are articulate and address a variety of problems. Wendy is excellent… a clear, natural and caring presentation."
— Lonnie Barbach, Ph.D., author,
For Yourself and For Each Other
"My clients have benefited greatly from exploring the issues so effectively raised by the video. Both therapists and clients will find the tape a valuable resource."
— Eliana Gil, Ph.D., Outgrowing the Pain
These DVDs are highly acclaimed resources that have been used in sexual recovery treatment centers, counselor training programs, college classrooms, hospital clinics, sex and marital intimacy seminars, and for clients through the recommendation of individual mental health practitioners.
Please note: No nudity or sexual touch is depicted in either DVD.
Wendy Maltz, LCSW, DST, is an internationally recognized author, psychotherapist, and certified diplomate sex therapist with more than thirty years of experience providing individual and couples counseling services. Her books include The Porn Trap: The Essential Guide to Overcoming Problems Caused by Pornography, The Sexual Healing Journey: A Guide for Survivors of Sexual Abuse, Private Thoughts: Exploring the Power of Women's Sexual Fantasies, and two award-winning poetry anthologies on healthy sexual intimacy, Intimate Kisses: The Poetry of Sexual Pleasure and Passionate Hearts: The Poetry of of Sexual Love.
Wendy is an experienced conference presenter and media guest. Her website is www.HealthySex.com.