This book brings hope and excitement as it gently unravels the mysteries and misunderstandings surrounding marital sex and helps couples-step-by-step-find the keys to their own secret garden. I highly recommend it.Diane Sollee, Director, Coalition for Marriage, Family, and Couples Education and smartmarriages.comRekindling Desire
will prove indispensable for couples with low desire problems and will provide a helpful adjunct for working collaboratively in sex therapy.Peggy J. Kleinplatz, Ph.D., School of Psychology, University of Ottawa, Canada, editor,New Directions in Sex Therapy
A sensitive practical book that most couples will find useful, written by gifted and respected clinicians, provides a wealth of information gathered from the professional experience of treating couples...Taylor Segraves, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry Case Western Reserve University, editor,Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy
...highlight[s] poignant stories of lost initimacy. Read it for a map of how to reunite with tender loving care.Lybi Ma, Psychology Today
Barry and Emily McCarthy bring rich experience and insight...Rekindling Desire
makes a valuable contribution and provides therapists who use bibliotherapy with a practical and informative resource..Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, January 2004
About the Author
Barry McCarthy, Ph.D.
, is a certified sex therapist and Professor of Psychology at American University. He has published extensively on couples and sexuality and given more than a hundred workshops around the world. Emily McCarthy
holds a B.S. in Speech Communication from Southern Illinois University. Having worked for years as a speech therapist, she now collaborates with her husband on books that address issues faced by married couples. This is the seventh book he and his wife, Emily, have co-authored on the subject, including Sexual Awareness
, which has sold more than 500,000.