Counseling Couples Before, During, And After Pregnancy: Sexuality And Intimacy Issues. Text With Access Code

Counseling Couples Before, During, And After Pregnancy: Sexuality And Intimacy Issues. Text With Access Code

ISBN: 9780826166647
Author: 
Buehler, Stephanie
Binding:
Paperback
$34.98
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Description

This practical, evidence-based resource is the first available guide for healthcare providers and mental health professionals on advising and counseling couples and individuals who are experiencing sexual issues directly related to conception efforts, pregnancy, and the postpartum period. Authored by a noted sex therapist, the book offers providers current, accurate information about issues that can affect sexual activity surrounding pregnancy as well as proven strategies for effective counseling. Providing a helpful framework for assessment, treatment, and when to refer a client to another healthcare provider, the book examines conception- and pregnancy-related sexual dysfunctions that both men and women may encounter. Underscoring the importance of maintaining a strong relationship between couples, the book is filled with practical guidance for treating both cisgender couples and the LBGT population. Also included are helpful checklists and resources for patients that can be used immediately. Couple and marriage counselors, nurse midwives, women's health nurses, and other professionals whose practice includes work with couples and childbirth concerns will find this book an unparalleled resource.

Description

This practical, evidence-based resource is the first available guide for healthcare providers and mental health professionals on advising and counseling couples and individuals who are experiencing sexual issues directly related to conception efforts, pregnancy, and the postpartum period. Authored by a noted sex therapist, the book offers providers current, accurate information about issues that can affect sexual activity surrounding pregnancy as well as proven strategies for effective counseling. Providing a helpful framework for assessment, treatment, and when to refer a client to another healthcare provider, the book examines conception- and pregnancy-related sexual dysfunctions that both men and women may encounter. Underscoring the importance of maintaining a strong relationship between couples, the book is filled with practical guidance for treating both cisgender couples and the LBGT population. Also included are helpful checklists and resources for patients that can be used immediately. Couple and marriage counselors, nurse midwives, women's health nurses, and other professionals whose practice includes work with couples and childbirth concerns will find this book an unparalleled resource.