A Woman’s Guide to Overcoming Sexual Fear and Pain


A Woman’s Guide to Overcoming Sexual Fear and Pain

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By Aurelie Jones Goodwin Ed.D. & Marc. E. Agronin M.D.

This is a wonderfully clear, complete, detailed, and reassuring discussion of the sexual facts of life for women. It provides excellent questionnaires to help the reader identify her own unique sexual nature and needs, together with concrete procedures to solve problems and work toward a healthy and satisfying sex life.

-Kathleen Logan Prince, M.S.W., Certified Sex Therapist

Sex is essentially a simple biological function, as natural to our bodies as eating or sleeping. When things go wrong, some kind of fear or physical discomfort is often at the root of the problem. This workbook offers a gentle and effective guide to help women understand and begin to overcome the fear or pain that inhibits or blocks their sexuality.

Interweaving the voices of women who have struggled with these problems, the authors provide a series of exercises designed to help readers map the terra incognita of their own bodies and sexuality and work through healing treatment plans for specific problems.

About the Authors

Aurelie Jones Godwin, Ed.D., is a retired psychotherapist and sex therapist who held a private practice in Newton, Massachusetts. She served for many years as supervising therapist for the Human Sexuality Program at McLean Hospital in Belmont, Massachusetts, an affiliate hospital of Harvard Medical School.

Marc E. Agronin, MD is a board-certified adult and geriatric psychiatrist who serves as the Vice President for Behavioral Health and Clinical Research at the Miami Jewish Health Systems (MJHS), Florida’s largest long-term care institution. He is also an Affiliate Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. He is a graduate of Harvard University and received his medical degree from the Yale School of Medicine.


ISBN: 9781626541085 (Paperback)

ISBN: 9781626541085 (Hardcover)


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