TI06 – Intimate Treason: Healing the Trauma for Partners Confronting Sex Addiction
Location: Cypress A
Difficulty: All Levels
Throughout every community women and men are being challenged by the addictive nature of their partner’s sexual behavior. Claudia Black, Ph. D., will discuss the impact of betrayal and deception that lead to the complexity of traumatic responses for the partner. She will emphasize the foundation of safety needed for healing and discuss specific clinical considerations indicated in the treatment process.
- Describe dynamic of “gaslighting” in context of trauma
- Identify critical elements of treatment that lead to a sense of safety and stabilization
- List factors that fuel greater traumatic responses