Sexual Integration Therapy: A Sex-Positive, Non-Pathologizing, Client-Centered Sexual Health Model – peer reviewed article

    Our article on my Sexual Integration Therapy model has been accepted and published by the Journal of Sexual and Relationship Therapy. Here is an excerpt with the link to the full accepted manuscript available at the link below.  Synopsis: For centuries, in Western culture in particular, people with sexual desires outside the narrowest range of procreative sexuality have been pathologized and treated as abnormal, deviant or perverse by the psychological professions, a criminal according to legal decree, or as a sinner by religious doctrines. The authors believe that many individuals who have been pathologized, condemned or terrorized for sexual desires that fall outside the cultural or religious “norms,” suffer from a deep separation of their sexual psyche from the rest of their psyche. For too many, their sexuality exists and operates in a secretive, hidden part of their being. For these individuals, their sexuality is disconnected and suppressed from their overall public persona. How can their birthright as a sexual being, be welcomed into their everyday life under these conditions? How can people achieve a balanced state of mental health and overall well-being [...]

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