Articles and Readings by Dr. Avery-Clark
AASECT Member Spotlight: Constance Avery-Clark, Ph.D.

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Reclaiming the Lost Art of Sensate Focus

by Linda Weiner, MSW, Neil Cannon, Ph.D., and Constance Avery-Clark, Ph.D.
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Sensate Focus: A Critical Literature Review

By Michelle Linschoten, MSW, MPH, Linda Weiner, MSW, and Constance Avery-Clark, Ph.D.
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Sensate Focus: Clarifying the Masters and Johnson’s Model

by Linda Weiner, MSW, and Constance Avery-Clark, Ph.D.
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Sex Therapy and Sensate Focus:
Traditional Masters and Johnson Behavioral Approaches
to Sex Therapy

by Constance Avery-Clark, Ph.D., and Linda Weiner, MSW.:


Simple Ideas, Wise Reflections, and Stunning Imagery

If I were deserted on an island and could only select three authors whose works I could bring with me, they would be:


James Hollis, Ph.D., Jungian Analyst


Alain de Botton, M.Phil


Carl Jung, M.D.

Stimulating Readings, Provocative Experiences, and Stirring Imagery


Here are some other wonderful websites and links that provide no end of
stimulating readings, provocative experiences, and stirring imagery:

Abroad in the Yard:

Albert Ellis and Rational-Emotive-Behavioral Therapy


American Psychological Association Psychological Association


Creative Systems Thinking


Evolver Social Movement

Learning Mind


Parabola Magazine


Psychology Today

Quote Catalog


Scientific American


The Mind Unleashed


The Open Mind


Tao & Zen


Thought Catalog


Art and Design Resources

Learn more about many of the photographs and prints featured on this website:
National Geographic’s Raymond Gehman at


Website Design & Marketing

Website Design, Social Media Management, and Marketing for your small business or project:
Caroline AdamsClark at

Other Mental Health Professionals

Other Sex and Relationship Therapists and Colleagues
American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists

Locate a professional in your area:


In St. Louis:

Linda Weiner, MSW, LCSW

AASECT Certified Diplomate in Sex Therapy
Adjunct Professor Washington University, The Brown School
AASECT Certified Supervisor, Sex Education and Sex Therapy


In Denver:

Neil Cannon, Ph.D.

AASECT Certified Sex Therapist
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist



17 New Ways To Have More Meaningful Sex

by Kate Bailey
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The Components of Optimizing Intimacy

by Peggy Kleinplatz
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The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts

by Gary Chapman


After the Affair

by Jane Abrahms Spring


The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Tantric Sex

by Judy Kuriansky


The Eden Project: In Search of the Magical Other

by James Hollis


Getting the Sex You Want

by Tammy Nelson


Guide to Getting It On

by Paul Joannides, Psy.D.


The Heart of Desire

by Stella Resnick


He’s Just Not Up for It Anymore:
Why Men Stop Having Sex, and What You Can Do About It

by Bob Berkowitz and Susan Yager-Berkowitz


Lasting Love:
The 5 Secrets of Growing a Vital Conscious Relationship

by Gay & Kathleen Hendricks


Mating in Captivity: Unlocking Erotic Intelligence

by Esther Perel


On Love: A Novel

by Alain de Botton


Partners In Passion:
A Guide to Great Sex, Emotional Intimacy and Long Term Love

by Mark A. Michaels & Patricia Johnson

Passionate Marriage:
Love, Sex, and Intimacy in Emotionally Committed Relationships

by David Schnarch


Rekindling Desire:
A Step by Step Program to Help Low Sex & No-Sex Marriages

by Barry McCarthy


The Return of Desire

by Gina Odgen


The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work:
A Practical Guide from The Country’s Foremost Relationship Expert

by John M. Gottman


The Sexual Healing Journey

by Wendy Maltz


The Ultimate Guide to Sex After 50

by Joan Price



American Association of Sexual Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT)


See especially How to Locate a Professional


American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (AAMFT)


American Psychological Association (APA)


International Society for Sexual Medicine


International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health (ISSWSH)


Kink Aware Professionals, National Coalition for Sexual Freedom


National Association of Social Workers (NASW)


Society for Sex Therapy and Research (SSTAR)


World Professional Association of Transgender Health (WPATH)


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