ABOUT DR. ALINE ZOLDBROD
Nationally recognized couples, individual and certified sex therapist in Boston
Creative, thoughtful, intelligent. Has contributed original clinical ideas and approaches recognized by other mental health professionals.
- Cited by others in the psychological and sex therapy literature since 1992 (Click here to see a list of books in which Dr. Z is cited).
An involved, active, warm therapist known for her intelligence, insight and humor
Seasoned sex therapist: Two decades of sex therapy experience
- Has led professional sessions at national sex therapy conferences since 1991.
- Articles written about her and her clinical work in sex therapy in Contemporary Sexuality since 1992.
Expertise in all aspects of Sex Therapy
Has published about sexual addiction and compulsivity since 1998
Author of three respected, commercially-produced books on sexuality and relationships
- Zoldbrod's SexSmart has won award and national recognition as a self-help classic
Offers treatment for individuals and couples for a wide variety of non-sexual problems.
As a therapist, Aline Zoldbrod is known for her intelligence, humor, and warmth. In practice for 35 years, she brings her life experience as a woman, wife and mother to the therapy using an involved and active model rather than a clinical, distant approach.
Her treatment philosophy is
- To be very active in every session:
- A carefully developed, individualized treatment plan
- Frequent feedback
- Concrete help and varied treatment strategies
- Attention to the relationship
- A therapist who is emotionally present in the therapy
- A therapist who not only teaches others, but who spends time and money on her own continuing training and supervision
She works with women and men of all ages and sexual orientations, providing individual, couple, and sexual therapy.
Associated with the Lahey Clinic Center for Sexual Function (Peabody, Massachusetts) she is well known in the Boston area.
Expertise in All Aspects of Sex Therapy
Male sexual dysfunctions
Lack of desire
Female sexual dysfunctions
Lack of desire
Difficulty with orgasm
Sexual pain and vaginismus
Special sexual difficulties
Sexual addiction and compulsion
Sexual effects of non-sexual trauma
Confusion in sexual or gender identity
Upset feelings over STDs
Poor sexual self-image
Sexual problems stemming from
Sexual problems within relationships
Ungratifying sexual experiences
Helping people become comfortable
as sexual beings.
Who You Select for Your Therapist Makes All the Difference!
HERE ARE THE DETAILS OF DR. ZOLDBROD'S CREDENTIALS
"Bright, Well Known, Innovative"
Graduated from Oberlin College, Phi Beta Kappa, Magna Cum Laude, High Honors in Sociology and Anthropology.
Award winning dissertation proposal, Brandeis University.
First rate. Known nationally and internationally for her valuable, original ideas and treatment strategies. Began publishing in professional journals in 1988, publishing respected books by 1993. Her ideas are cited in the psychological and lay literature about men, women, sexual treatment, treating sexual dysfunction, sexual desire, sexual addiction, creating healthy sexuality, sexual abuse, enhancing pleasure, trauma, gender, intimacy, couples, relationships, women's health, pain, and infertility. Click here for partial list of books which cite Dr. Zoldbrod's work.
Consistent national and international lecturer for two decades. Dr. Zoldbrod began being the invited, guest lecturer on sexuality and relationships at professional conferences away from Boston, in California, as early as 1992.
By 1993, she was invited to lecture on sexuality and infertility in Sydney, Australia. Dr. Zoldbrod has been the invited, keynote speaker for national conferences across the country, and in Canada. Of course, she has been lecturing locally since the 1980's.
Longstanding expert treating sexual trauma. Click here to read an article in Contemporary Sexuality (January, 1992) describing Dr. Zoldbrod's innovative treatment of sexual trauma in a female infertility patient.
AUTHOR OF GROUNDBREAKING BOOKS
Dr. Zoldbrod is the author of three well regarded, commercially published books about sexuality and relationships, including SexSmart: How Your Childhood Shaped Your Sexual Life and What to Do About It (New Harbinger,1998, now from iUniverse). Beginning with the publication of Men, Women and Infertility in 1993, the high quality of Dr. Zoldbrod's writings on sexuality and sex therapy has been recognized by professional groups such as AASECT (The American Association of Sex Education, Counseling and Therapy), the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, RESOLVE and the American Psychological Association. Read more about all three of her books at www.Zoldbrodbooks.com.
Besides being recommended by over a dozen of America's top sexologists, Sex Smart won Fore Word Magazine's award for being one of the top three self help books of 1998. Sex Smart was recently named as an outstanding self help book in the American Psychological Association Monitor's article, "Recommended Reading" January 2008, pages 26-27. Click here to read the article.
SexSmart has been translated into Spanish, Turkish and Polish and is used in clinics, colleges and college counseling services in the U.S., Australia, New Zealand, Mexico, and Spain. It is on the recommended reading list for many 12-step programs for sexual addiction and compulsivity, as well.
Her work has been recognized as an important component of the training of sex therapists nationally and internationally.
In 2003, Contemporary Sexuality, the American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors, and Therapists' (AASECT) professional voice, published Dr. Zoldbrod's article on sexual development as part of their Updates of Clinical and Educational Sexology, "state-of-the-art education for AASECT members and other professionals."
Her article, "Assessing Intrapsychic Blocks to Sexual Pleasure Using the Milestones of Sexual Development Model" is based on her 1998 book SexSmart. (Professionals, you can click here to download this article.)
Dr. Zoldbrod's other publications include articles on sexuality in journals, including Clinical Consultations in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Medical Psychotherapy, and chapters in several medical textbooks. A chapter on women and sexual abuse in a medical textbook is forthcoming. Click here for Dr. Zoldbrod's resume.
WRITING ON THE INTERNET
Dr. Zoldbrod also writes about sexuality on several websites. She has a column on hisandherhealth,com entitled "Life from A to Z," and writes articles on sexuality for VibranceAssociates websites, www.hisandherhealth.com and www.newshe.com.
She served as IVillage's Expert on the Mismatched Libidos message board for a year and is quoted in other web-media, such as parentstoday.com, msn.com, lhj.com, and iVillage.com.
IN THE MEDIA:
Dr. Zoldbrod has appeared on national tv and national and international radio.
Her print credits include quotes in:
AARP Magazine, AARP Bulletin, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Boston Globe, The Boston Globe Magazine, The Boston Herald, The Boston Phoenix, Bride's Magazine, Bridal Guide, The Chicago Tribune, Cosmo, The Courier Mail (Australia), Esquire, First for Women, Fit Pregnancy, Fortune, Glamour, Ladies Home Journal, The L.A. Times, The Nation (Thailand), The New York Times, The New York Post, Men's Health, The Oakland Tribune, Oprah Magazine, Parents, Penthouse, Real Magazine, Redbook Magazine, Self, Seventeen, Shape, She Magazine, The Star Ledger (New Jersey), Time, The Toronto Sun (Canada), USA Today, The Week, US News and World Report, The Washington Post, Women's Health , and Working Woman.
To Make An Appointment
Call Dr. Zoldbrod at 781-863-1877 to make an appointment. You can tell her the details of your situation and see if she is the right therapist for you.
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