Recommended Client Books

Men and Sex

The New Male Sexuality by Bernie Zilbergeld

Coping with Erectile Dysfunction by Metz and McCarthy

Coping with Premature Ejaculation by Metz and McCarthy

Men’s Sexual Health: Fitness for Satisfying Sex by Barry W. McCarthy and Michael E. Metz

CPR For Your Sex Life: How to Breathe Life Into a Dead, Dying, or Dull Sex Life, by Stephen L. Braveman, LMFT DST

Women and Sex

Come as You are by Emily Nagoski, Ph.D

Better Sex through Mindfulness by Lori Brotto

Sexual Fluidity: Understanding Women’s Love and Desire by L. Diamond

Sex for One: The Joy of Self-Loving by Betty Dodson

The Clitoral Truth: The Secret World at Your Fingertips by R. Chalker

The Elusive Orgasm: A Woman’s Guide to Why She Can’t and How She Can Orgasm by V. Cass

For Yourself: The Fulfillment of Female Sexuality by Lonnie Barbach

Sex Matters for Women: A Complete Guide to Taking Care of Your Sexual Self by Sallie Foley, Sally Kope and Dennis P. Sugrue

Women, Sex, Power, and Pleasure: Getting the Life (and Sex) You Want by Evelyn Resh

Tantric Sex for Women: A Guide for Lesbian, Bi, Hetero and Solo Lovers by Christa Schulte

The Sexual Alarm System: Women’s Unwanted Response to Sexual Intimacy and How to Overcome it by Judith Leavitt

She Comes First: The Thinking Man’s Guide To Pleasuring a Woman by Ian Kerner

Woman: An Intimate Geography by Natalie Angier

Femalia by Joani Blank

When the Earth Moves: Women and Orgasm by Mikaya Heart

The Science of Orgasm by Barry R. Komisaruk, Carlos Beyer-Flores and Beverly Whipple

Out of Control Sexual Behavior

The Myth of Sex Addiction by David J. Ley

Ethical Porn for Dicks: A Man’s Guide to Responsible Viewing Pleasure by David Ley


Reclaiming Your Sexual Self: How You Can Bring Desire Back Into Your Life by Kathryn Hall

Come As You Are: The Surprising New Science That Will Transform Your Sex Life by Emily Nagoski

Passionate Marriage: Keeping Love and Intimacy Alive in Committed Relationships by David Schnarch

Intimacy and Desire: Awaken the Passion in Your Relationship by David Schnarch

Rekindling Desire by Barry and Emily McCarthy

The Return of Desire: A Guide to Rediscovering Your Sexual Passion by Gina Ogden

Getting the Sex You Want - an Imago therapy Guide for Couples by Dr. Tammy Nelson

Passionista: The Empowered Woman’s Guide to Pleasuring a Man by Ian Kerner

Mating In Captivity: Unlocking Erotic Intelligence by Esther Perel

Uncoupling: Turning Points in Intimate Relationships by Diane Vaughan

The Art of Sexual Ecstasy by Margo Anand

Sex and Trauma

The Body Keeps The Score: Brain, Mind and Body In the Healing of Trauma by Bessel Van der Kolk

The Sexual Healing Journey: A Guide for Survivors of Sexual Abuse by Wendy Maltz

The Survivor’s Guide to Sex: How to Have an Empowered Sex Life After Childhood Sexual Abuse by Staci Haines

Victims No Longer: The Classic Guide for Men Recovering from Sexual Child Abuse by Mike Lew

Splintered Reflections: Images of the Body in Trauma edited by Jean Goodwin and Reina Attias

Healing sex: A Mind-Body Aproach to Healing Sexual Trauma by Staci Haines


Not Just Friends: Rebuilding Trust and Restoring Your Sanity After Infidelity by Shirley P. Glass and Jean Coppock Staeheli

After the Affair: Healing the Pain and Rebuilding Trust When a Partner Has Been Unfaithful by Janis Spring

The New Monogamy; Redefining Your Relationship after Infidelity by Tammy Nelson


The Ethical Slut: A Guide to Infinite Sexual Possibilities by Dossie Easton and Catherine A. Liszt

More Than Two: A Practical Guide to Ethical Polyamory by Franklin Veaux and Eve Rickert

Opening Up by Tristan Taormino

Consensual Non-Monogamy

Love in Abundance: A Counselor's Advice on Open Relationships by Kathy Labriola


Sexual Outsiders: Understanding BDSM Sexualities and Communities by David M. Ortmann and Richard Sprott

Understanding Bestiality and Zoophilia by Hani MIletski

Perv: The Sexual Deviant In All of Us by Jesse Bering

The Ultimate Guide to Kink: BDSM, Role Play and the Erotic Edge by Tristan Taormino and Barbara Carellas

Playing Well With Others: Your Field Guide to Discovering, Exploring and Navigating the Kink, Leather and BDSM Communities by Lee Harrington and Mollena Williams.

Enough to make you blush: Exploring Erotic Humiliation by Princess Kali

The New Topping Book by Dossie Easton and Janet Hardy

The New Bottoming Book by Janet Hardy and Dossie Easton

Sex and Aging

Naked at Our Age: Talking Out Loud About Senior Sex by Joan Price

Ultimate Guide to Sex after 50 by Joan Price

Ageless Erotica by Joan Price

Couple Sexuality After 60 by Barry McCarthy

Sex and Body Size

Big, Big Love: A Sex and Relationship Guide for People of Size (and Those Who Love them) by Hanne Blank

Health at Every Size: The Surprising Truth About Your Weight by Linda Bacon

The Round World: Life at the Intersection of Love, Sex and Fat by Dan Oliverio

Curvy Girl Sex: 101 Body-Positive Positions to Empower Your Sex Life by Elle Chase

Cancer and Sex

Woman Cancer Sex by Anne Katz

Man Cancer Sex by Anne Katz

Prostate Cancer and the Man You Love: Supporting and Caring for your Partner by Anne Katz

Reclaiming Sex and Intimacy After Prostate Cancer by Jeffrey Albaugh

What Every Gay Man Needs to Know About Prostate Cancer: Diagnosis Treatment and Recovery Edited by Gerald Perlman.

Women and Sexual Pain

The V Book: A Doctor’s Guide to Complete Vulvovaginal Health by Elizabeth G. Stewart and Paula Spencer

Healing Painful Sex: A Woman’s Guide to Confronting, Diagnosing, and Treating Sexual Pain by Deborah Coady and Nancy Fish

When Sex Hurts: A Woman’s Guide to Banishing Sexual Pain by Andrew Goldstein and Caroline Pukall

Pelvic Pain Explained by Stephanie A. Prendergast and Elizabeth H. Rummer

A Womans Guide to Overcoming Sexual Fear & Pain by Aurelie Jones Goodwin & Marc E. Agronin


Men Loving Men: A Gay Sex Guide and Consciousness Book by M. Walker

The Joy of Gay Sex by C. Silverstein and F. Picano

The Psychology of Sexual Orientation, Behavior, and Identity: A Handbook by L. Diamant and R. McAnulty

10 Smart Things Gay Men Can Do To Improve Their Lives by Joe Kort

10 Smart Things Gay Men Can Do to Find Real Love by Joe Kort

Ultimate Gay Sex by M. Ford

The Ins and Outs of Gay Sex by S. Goldstone

Gay and Gray: The Older Homosexxual Man, Second Edition by J. Dececco

Transgender Emergence: Therapeutic Guidelines for Working with GenderVariant People and Their Families by Arlene Istar Lev

The Ultimate Guide to Cunnilingus: How to Go Down on a Woman and Give Her Exquisite Pleasure by Violet Blue

The Whole Lesbian Sex Book: A Passionate Guide for All of Us by Felice Newman

Understanding Asexuality by Anthony F. Bogaert

The Invisible Orientation: An Introduction to Asexuality by Julie Sondra Decker

Girl Sex 101 by Allison Moon and KD Diamond

Sexual Intimacy for Women: A Guide for Same-Sex Couples by Glenda Corwin

The Gender Creative Child: Pathways For Nurturing and Supporting Children Who Live Outside Gender Boxes by Diane Ehrensaft and Norman Spack

The Transgender Child: A Handbook for Families and Professionals by Stephanie Brill and Rachel Pepper

Sex and Disability

The Ultimate Guide to Sex and Disability: For All of Us Who Live With Disabilities Chronic Pain and Illness by Mirian Kaufman, Cory Silverberg, and Fran Odette

Power Exchange Book: Playing with Disabilities by Angela Stassinopoulas

Regain That Feeling: Secrets to Sexual Self-Discovery: People Living With Spinal Cord Injuries Share Profound Insights Into Sex, Pleasure, Relationships, Orgasm, and the Importance of Connectedness by Mitchell S. Tepper

Supporting Disabled People with their Sexual Lives: A Clear Guide for Health and Social Care Professionals by Tuppy Owens