The Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Couple in Israel:An Interdisciplinary Sex Therapy Case Study

Talli Yehuda Rosenbaum MSc, PT, Esther De Paauw, Ronit Aloni & Rafael J. Heruti

Treatment for couples presenting with sexual difficulties must consider the context of the couple's lives and their cultural milieu. Practitioners treating couples from traditional and faith based societies, should acknowledgeable, respect, and be willing to modify treatment to conform to, the clients’ beliefs. The purpose of this article is to describe the case of a young Ultra-Orthodox couple presenting with unconsummated marriage, and to illustrate and elucidate the multi-disciplinary and culturally sensitive treatment provided.