Staci Haines


Staci Haines is a pioneer in the field of mind-body healing of sexual trauma, and she trains practitioners, therapists and social change activists in these techniques. Haines is the creator of the film Healing Sex, and in 2000, she founded Generation Five, whose mission is to end the sexual abuse of children within five generations. She lives in San Francisco.

Healing Sex

“What a terrific book! Every survivor needs this encouraging, down-to-earth guide — and the joy of freely chosen, healthy sexual pleasure.” — Ellen Bass, coauthor The Courage to Heal

“Groundbreaking…shows us that empowered sex after abuse is not only possible, but vital.” — Curve

“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, coauthor of The Good Vibrations Guide to Sex