A lot of focus is given to patients suffering from addiction, be it sexual or substance; one might sometimes wonder who is focusing on the loved ones of these patients? Who is treating the partner’s trauma from sexual betrayal?

At Sage Counseling and Coaching, we help our sexual abuse and substance abuse patients. We determine the level of assistance and support required for the patient. We do not stop there; we are here to support the whole family.

If you are affected by sexual betrayal, you might feel insecure as if you are the one in the wrong. You might feel uncomfortable talking about your feelings, perhaps just not ready yet. But we want to help you as well; we want to assist you in treating your trauma from sexual betrayal in Washington.

In this article, we are listing books that you can read to help start your recovery journey. If you are not comfortable talking to someone just yet, but you feel that you need assistance, we suggest that you start here. We are, however, only a phone call away, and we want to talk to you!


Back From Betrayal: Recovering from the Trauma of Infidelity

The first book on our treating trauma from sexual betrayal is Back From Betrayal: Recovering from the Trauma of Infidelity, written by J.P. Sneider. In this book, J.P. Sneider gives a voice to the partners struggling with the lying and cheating that forms part of sexual betrayal. This latest edition has chapters that focus specifically on sexual addition in the digital age.

With easy access to websites and smartphones in this digital age, the next fix is literally just a few clicks and some data away. Making it increasingly difficult for the patient and their loved ones. With this book, you can find some guidance on how to recover from the trauma of infidelity.

Courageous Love: A Couples Guide to Conquering Betrayal

The book was written by Dr. S.Carnes, a leading specialist in the field, who shares her tried and tested strategies for couples to overcome betrayal trauma. In this book, you will find a step-by-step guide to assist you in repairing your relationship, intimacy, and trust with your partner after a betrayal. Dr. Carnes believes that a couple can reach each other again through empathy, compassion, and hope.


Surviving Disclosure: A Partner’s Guide for Healing the Betrayal of Intimate Trust 

In this book Dr. Sneider and Dr. Corley team up to create a guide for partners to heal after being betrayed. They focus on how the disclosure impacts the addict and the partner and the difference between them. This step by step guide is meant to help both partners on the road to healing. It not only focuses on the road to recovery but also on the road ahead; how do you now keep living with an addict as a partner. It is not an easy road to walk for either one of the partners.