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Infidelity Counseling in Scottsdale, AZ

Recovering from infidelity

What happens when one partner allows the feelings of lust and romantic infatuation overwhelm someone’s core values, commitment, and good judgment? In many families can be shattered, and lives are often ruined.

In the aftermath of infidelity, everyone involved is left feeling emotionally bankrupt and broken. There can also be unanswered questions blaring in their heads.

If you are in a marriage/long term relationship that has been shattered by an affair, hope, healing, and forgiveness are possible. 

Recovering from infidelity involves emotional healing, rebuilding trust and strengthening the relationship.

Let’s look at some key steps and ways to start the process:

Acknowledge the Pain: Recognize and accept the feelings of betrayal, hurt, and anger.

Communicate Openly: Share feelings and concerns without blame. Listen to each other’s perspectives.

Seek Professional Help: Consider therapy for both individual and couples counseling.

Set Boundaries: Determine what is needed from each other to rebuild trust.

Rebuild Trust: Take actionable steps to show commitment and honesty.

Practice Forgiveness: Work towards forgiving, not forgetting, to move past the pain.

Reconnect Emotionally: Spend quality time together to rekindle intimacy and connection.

Establish Transparency: Be open about feelings, experiences, and interactions with others.

Focus on the Future: Set goals for your relationship. Define and focus on what you both want moving forward.

Maintain Patience: Understand that healing is a process. It takes time and effort from both partners.

An affair does not necessarily mean that divorce is around the corner. While it is hard work to rebuild trust in the aftermath of an affair, under the guidance of an experienced  counselor many couples are able to not just heal after infidelity counseling but create a stronger and more satisfying relationship than ever before. 

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Frequently Asked Questions:

How can I make an appointment?

You may do this in three ways.
You can book online anytime
Call us at 480-613-8530
Complete this contact form.

Do you offer a free consultation?

Yes, we offer a free 15-minute telephone consultation. Please call us at 480-613-8530 to schedule a consultation or complete this contact form.

Do you accept any insurance?

Our practice is a fee-for-service practice which means we do not accept insurance. If you have an insurance provider with behavioral health coverage, they may offer out-of-network coverage. If you would like to use your out-of-network benefits, we will provide you with a superbill (receipt) that you can submit to your insurance company for reimbursement.

What should I expect when I come for my sessions?

Prior to your first session, you will fill out some general information. We will you a link to complete the form(s) prior to your first session.
During the initial appointment, we will review some of your histories and we will have an opportunity to discuss the reasons you are interested in counseling and the goals you are looking to achieve from counseling.
Together during the first few sessions we will put together a treatment plan with you.

How soon should I see results from the counseling sessions?

Most patients come in for weekly appointments. As you are feeling better, you can cut back on the frequency of the sessions so you have more time to practice what you are learning.

Initial sessions are 75 minutes ongoing sessions may be 45-75 minutes or longer depending on need.

Patients who work with us report improvements in a few sessions. More difficult issues may take longer. People come to therapy for different reasons but universally people don’t initiate counseling unless they are in some type of emotional pain. Our attitude is to try to make every session count.

What kind of patients do you see?

We welcome couples, children, adolescents, teens, and individuals of diverse backgrounds, cultures, religious traditions, and lifestyles.

We will be able to work with you using a variety of tools and techniques and specialize in a variety of issues and concerns.

Is what I say confidential?

All client-therapist conversations are private and confidential. In those rare exceptions when the safety of a client or other is at risk disclosure of confidential client-therapist information takes place.

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