Aline Zoldbrod, PhD “Exploring the role of overt and developmental trauma in women’s desire, arousal and willingness for sex”

  • 05 Dec 2015
  • 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library (National Heritage Museum) Lexington, MA


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This workshop will help practitioners reconceptualize , redefine,  and expand their concept of sexual trauma and its effect on women’s intimate, sexual relationships.  Using the lens of the Milestones of Sexual Development (Zoldbrod, 1998), we’ll confront the wide prevalence of overt and developmental sexual trauma in the US.  Considering some concepts of optimal female sexual functioning,  the assessment and treatment of the effects sexual trauma will be discussed, including use of the BodyMap technique.

Dr. Zoldbrod's has published several videos about her work. You may click here for the video or watch a clip below.

About Dr. Zoldbrod
Aline Zoldbrod, Ph.D. is a Boston based expert in sexuality and the author of three well-regarded, commercially published books about sexuality and relationships.  Her book, "SexSmart: How Your Childhood Shaped Your Sexual Life and What to Do About It" has been translated into Spanish, Turkish and Polish and won ForeWord Magazine's award for being one of the top three self-help books published that year (1998).  She has published articles in peer reviewed journals and has contributed chapters on sexuality to medical textbooks.  Creator of the interpersonal theory of sexual development, The Milestones of Sexual Development, Zoldbrod elucidates the many sexual and non-sexual developmental events which determine whether  a person will be able to experience deep emotional and sexual connection and pleasure with the same person. Her model may be found at

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