“Alison, I wanted you to know how deeply grateful I am for all the ways you’ve contributed to my personal and sexual growth. Thank you for being non-shaming, valuing a holistic approach and teaching me how to re-frame things. I appreciate all your great recommendations, in fact I’m reading The Gifts of Imperfection right now. Your words of affirmation have also been timely and restorative. You are incredibly gifted in your work and I’ve given away all your cards to friends and health professionals who plan to pass your name along to others.” – BB, 30-year-old
Private. Trustworthy. Effective.
Connecting intimately with your partner emotionally or physically can become awkward or obsolete if not routinely prioritized.
Life happens and distance between you grows.
However, this doesn’t diminish your human want for attention, and need to feel acknowledged, appreciated, and desired.
Spending one-on-one time with your spouse becomes awkward, maybe even repulsive.
But your attractive colleague who listens and ‘gets you’ is an alluring prospect.
Naturally, you crave this connection.
You can’t wait to see this person each day and feel bummed when the weekend comes because you won’t.
Infidelity counseling is for you if
* you are considering having an affair
* you had an affair and need to manage the fall-out (whether or not you’ve been ‘discovered’)
* you have been cheated on and need help figuring out what’s next and how to heal
You don’t have time or emotional stamina for trial and error in the recovery process.
ALISON OFFERS EFFICIENCY BY LEADING YOU THROUGH YOUR RECOVERY PROCESS WITH COMPASSION AND DIRECTION:
A SAFE SPACE TO TELL YOUR STORY, BE HEARD AND RESPECTED, AND RELEASE EMOTION TO PROCESS PAIN OR GUILT WITHOUT YOUR PARTNER PRESENT
A FORUM FOR CONSTRUCTIVE COMMUNICATION WITH YOUR PARTNER
BE SEEN, HEARD, AND UNDERSTOOD BY YOUR PARTNER LIKE NEVER BEFORE
RELATIONSHIP FEEDBACK (WHAT WENT WRONG? HOW DO WE PREVENT THIS FROM HAPPENING IN THE FUTURE?)
DIRECTION TOWARD REPAIR (FORGIVENESS, REBUILD TRUST, ETC.) OR AMICABLE DISSOLVE
Clients who get the most out of their therapy:
*Attend regularly to keep the momentum
*Do the activities assigned in between sessions
*Ask a lot of questions
*Bring a notebook (or ask for paper) to capture the highlights. Very helpful to look back on!
*Bring in real-life examples of challenging dialogue or circumstance they encountered. We discuss ways it could’ve been handled constructively.
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