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CBT Radio

Mar 22, 2010

This episode is relevant to both consumers and professionals.

In this episode R. Trent Codd, III, Ed.S., LPC, LCAS interviews Dr. Barry McCarthy about the difficulties of low-sex and no-sex couples as well as strategies for rekindling desire including:

  • The normative range of sexual activity among couples 
  • The prevalence of low sexual desire among couples 
  • Factors contributing to low sexual desire 
  • The difficulty of marital sex not being valued in our culture 
  • Practical tips for couples experiencing low sexual desire 
  • The difficulties related to one partner desiring sex more than the other 
  • Research related to the treatment of low sexual desire 
  • And much more! 


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.