Resources: Books, DVDs and Reviews

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Books and DVDs

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The Survivor's Guide to Sex

How to Have an Empowered Sex Life After Childhood Sexual Abuse

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Healing Sex

The Complete Guide To Sexual Wholeness

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Framing Deep Change

Essays on Transformative Social Change

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Reviews

Review by Ellen Bass

"What a terrific book! Every survivor needs this encouraging, down-to-earth guide-and the joy of freely-chosen, healthy sexual pleasure."

—Ellen Bass, co-author of The Courage to Heal

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Review by Cathy Winks

"Finally! A guide to sexual healing that is an explicit celebration of sex itself. Staci Haines offers a wealth of practical tips on building a fulfilling sex life in the wake of child sexual abuse-presented with warmth, compassion, and deep understanding."

—Cathy Winks, co-author of The Good Vibrations Guide to Sex

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Review in Self Magazine

Intimate Affairs

Past sexual abuse doesn't have to keep you from getting close to a partner. Healing Sex, a new DVD from S.I.R Productions ($43; www.healingsex.org), helps you start working through the hurt and shows that it's possible to enjoy sex again. For extra support...

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Pucker Up- Village Voice

by Tristan Taormino

Healing Sex Staci Haines's revolutionary film reassures sexual-abuse survivors

"Do you think most porn stars [or prostitutes or strippers or lesbians or bisexual women or people who do s/m or non-monogamous people] were sexually abused?" I get that question a lot. The implication is that there must be some dark...

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Review of the Healing Sex DVD

"During trauma there are predictable and intelligent automatic responses aimed at our survival," Haines told me. "These live on in the body, long after the experience is over. The body generalizes the experience and its reaction as a means to increase the chances of survival. Then we end up with symptoms and 'habits' from trauma that are...

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Sexual Healing: The long road after abuse

American Sexuality Magazine, Volume 3, Issue 1
By Sarah Edelstein

The classic ballad "Sexual Healing" may inspire visions of swooning romance, but for many survivors of sexual abuse, sexual healing evokes a much more complex set of emotions. Healing Sex: The Complete Guide to Sexual Wholeness, a new DVD by Staci Haines, eloquently...

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Review by Bonnie Cehovet

Healing Sex: The Complete Guide To Sexual Wholeness
by Bonnie Cehovet

author: Staci Haines
directed by: Shar Rednour
co-produced by S.I.R. Productions, 2004
ASIN #B0002WRWJI

When I was asked if I would review this DVD, I was not sure that I had the knowledge, or the background, to do it justice. However, I...

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On Our Backs Review: Healing Sex, January 2005 issue

by Lori Selke

Somatics instructor Staci Haines, author of the landmark self-help book The Survivor's Guide to Sex, is a goddess. She's got a no-victims, no-bullshit approach to healing sexual trauma that addresses the body as well as the mind and that has helped hundreds of people already. Pair her with the savvy video gals at SIR...

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