We offer comprehensive treatment, including assessment, individual support, couples support in treatment for sex addiction/betrayal trauma,? utilization of effective resources, and group therapy.
Ashlie works primarily with women and Michael works primarily with men who struggle with:
- spiritual abuse
- negative self image
Ashlie specializes in working with women who are or were partners of sex addicts who have complex betrayal trauma.
Michael specializes in working with men who have sexual and love addiction and compulsive behavior.
*About our process for individuals:
Guidance and support is provided through individual therapy sessions designed to work toward healing. This is accomplished through uncovering the root of damaging behaviors, identifying and processing difficult emotions,? and working in between sessions on structured reading and recovery activities.
We utilize EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) to aid in the adaptive processing of unresolved pain or trauma from the? past. Find out more about EMDR through?www.emdria.org
Michael and Ashlie work with couples primarily in the context of treatment for sex addiction/betrayal trauma. Specific tasks are supported in joint sessions, such as:
- stabilization requests
- communication skill development
- full disclosure
- impact letter
- emotional restitution letter
Michael facilitates weekly ongoing process groups for men who struggle with sexual/love addiction and compulsive behavior.
Ashlie facilitates groups for women who are partners of sex/love addicts on a rotating basis when minimum capacity is reached.
For Idaho and Washington residents, we offer the option of doing counseling sessions through telephone or secure video.