Sallie is an author and contributor to numerous publications, including the award-winning Sex Matters for Women and AARP The Magazine's Modern Love: A No-Nonsense Guide to a Life of Passion.

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Foley, S., Kope, S., & Sugrue, D., 2012. Sex Matters for Women: A complete guide to taking care of your sexual self. 2nd Edition. NY: Guilford Press.

Foley, S. 2006. Modern Love. New York: Sterling Press.

Foley, S. 2005. Sex and Love for Grown-ups: A no-nonsense guide to a lifetime of passion. NY: Sterling Press/AARP Books.          

Foley, S., Kope, S., & Sugrue, D., 2002. Sex Matters for Women: A complete guide to taking care of your sexual self. NY: Guilford Press.

Journals, Articles, Chapters, Handbooks

Crowley, SA. Foley, SM. Wittmann, DA, Jagielski CH, Dunn, RL. Clark, PM. Grigggs, JJ. Peterson, C. Leonard, M. An, LC,. Wei, JT. Montie, JE. Janz, NK. 2015. Sexual Health Concerns Among Cancer Survivors: Testing a Novel Information-Need Measure Among Breast and Prostate Cancer Patients. J Canc Educ. 16 June 2015. DOI 10.1007/s13187-015-0865-5

Foley, S. 2015.  “Older adults and sexual health: A review of current literature.” Current Sexual Health Reports. June, 2015:7:2; 70-79. DOI: 10.1007/s11930-015-0046-x

Foley, S. 2015. “Biopsychosocial Assessment and Treatment of Sexual Problems in Older Age. Current Sexual Health Reports. June, 2015;7:2; 80-88. DOI: 10.1007/s11930-015-0047-9

Foley, S. & Gambescia, N. 2015. The complex etiology of delayed ejaculation: Assessment and treatment implications. In Systemic Sex Therapy, ed. Hertlein, Weeks & Gambescia. 2nd edition. NY: Routledge.

Kerwin, J., Thornton, R., Foley, S., 2014. “Prevalence of and factors associated with oral sex among rural and urban Malawian Men.” International J of Sexual Health. 26:66-77. DOI: 10.1080/19317611.2013.830671

Kerwin, J., Foley, S., Thornton, R., Basinga, P., Chinkhumba, J., “Safer Sex Strategies in HIV Prevention: A call for further research.” African Population Studies. 2011. 25(2): 286-297.

Wittmann, D., Foley, S., Balon, R. “A Bio-Psycho-Social Approach to Sexual Recovery After Prostate Cancer Surgery: The Role of Grief and Mourning.”  J Sex Marital Therapy. 2011. 37:130-144. DOI: 10.1080/0092623X.2011.560538

Foley, S., Wittmann, D., Balon, R., “A Multidisciplinary Approach to Sexual Dysfunction in Medical Education.” Commentary. J Academic Psychiatry 2010. 34(5): 386. DOI: 10.1176/appi.ap.34.5.386

Wittmann, D., Smith, P, Rajarethinam, R.P., Foley, S. “Do Patients With Psychosis Experience Loss and Grief As a Result of Their Illness?” Psychoanalytic Social Work. 2010. 17:30-39. DOI: 10.1080/15228871003676622

Zebrack, B, Foley, S, Wittmann, D, Leonard, M. “Sexual Functioning in Young Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer.” PsychoOncology. 2009. 19(8): 814.

Foley, S., “The Complex Etiology of Delayed Ejaculation: Assessment and Treatment Implications,” J Family Psychotherapy. 2009.  20(2-3): 241-260.

Wittmann, D., Northouse, L., Foley, S., Gilbert, S., Wood, D., Montie, J. “The Psychosocial Aspects of Sexual Recovery after Prostate Cancer Treatment,” International Journal of Impotence Research, 2009, 1-8.

Feick, C., Foley, S., lead authors. 2005. Intersex Society of North America: Parents’ Handbook. Published by the Consortium on the Management of DSD. California Endowment.

Feick, C., Foley, S., lead authors, and the Medical Advisory Board of the Intersex Society of North America. 2005. Clinical Guidelines for the Management of Disorders of Sexual Differentiation in Childhood. Published by the Consortium on the Management of DSD. California Endowment.

Foley, S., Columnist for “Modern Love,” AARP The Magazine. Washington, D.C. 2004-2007.

Foley, S., “Women in sex therapy: Developing a sexual identity.” Contemporary Sexuality, Vol. 37, No. 9 September 2003.

Foley, S., “Psychogenic Sexual Dysfunction,” and “Contemporary Sex Therapy,” chapters in Sexual Dysfunction: Neurologic, Urologic, and Gynecologic Aspects, Richard Lechtenberg and Dana Ohl, eds. Philadelphia: Lea & Febiger, 1994.

Foley S., Morley G. "The Care and Counseling of the Vaginal Agenesis Patient". The Female Patient, 17(10), October, 1992. (In 1994, adopted as standard of care—North American Association of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecologists)

Foley, S., "Relationships in the 90's:  Hemophilia, Intimacy and Sexuality". Hemophilia Update, 3(29), September, 1992.

"Quality of Life and Cost Effectiveness Issues in the Management of Patients with Hepatic Metastases from Colorectal Cancer". Biology and Treatment of Colrectal Cancer Metastases, Proceedings of the 1984 National Large Bowel Conference in Houston, Texas, Anthony Mastromarino, ed. Martinus Nijhoff Pub. Co., Boston, 1986.

Foley S. and Medvec B. Connections:  A resource guide for people with cancer.  University of Michigan Press, 1981.

Additional Appearances and Media Mentions

Sallie is frequently quoted in the media and invited to present at conferences. She's been interviewed for CBS The Early Show, NPR, PBS, CNBC, U.S. News,,,,,,, USA Today, Psychology Today, Self Magazine, Oprah, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Parade Magazine, Detroit Free Press, LA Times, Seattle Times, and more. For information on presentation topics or to request an interview/quote, please fill out our contact form.

Selection of Interviews

U.S. News & World Report - Healthy Aging: Sex After Joint Surgery, 4/28/17

Detroit Free Press - 2 Detroiters among Bill Cosby accusers speak out, 7/18/15

CBS The Early Show - "Sexy Grandma Not An Oxymoron", 5/25/05

How Stuff Works - How To Build Marital Bliss

Video Clips

PBS - "Take One Step For a Healthy Heart with Larry King"


The Better Sex Podcast #6: Sex Therapy: What Is It?