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Betrayal Trauma Recovery

Betrayal Trauma Recovery is a daily support group, with multiple sessions a day in multiple time zones. BTR also provides a free educational podcast for women needing immediate emotional refuge from the pain and chaos caused by their husband’s lying, gaslighting, manipulation, porn use, cheating, infidelity, emotional abuse, and narcissistic traits. 

 At BTR, we affirm that abuse is a human rights issue, affecting the lives of all people, regardless of age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, class, religion, and any other differentiating characteristics. We acknowledge and hold pain for all people suffering from the effects of abuse. Because abuse is such a wide-spread issue, we have segmented a portion of the abuser-survivor populace to serve only women abused by men.

We understand that the pronouns that we use, as well as the subject matter that we cover may not be completely relevant to all victims. However, we invite all to read, listen, and find hope, healing, and safety in the free Betrayal Trauma Recovery podcast and website.

BTR Coaches

All of our betrayal trauma coaches are trained, certified, and have personal experience.

What We Believe In


BTR aims to protect women from emotional abuse, psychological abuse, and sexual coercion.


BTR aims to build a world-wide army of healthy women empowered to create, set, and hold boundaries to stop abuse.


  • Truth
  • Peace
  • Simplicity
  • Growth
  • Beauty

Our Team

Anne Blythe, M.Ed., Executive Director

After years of attempting to stop her husband’s pornography use and “anger issues”, he was arrested in 2015. Anne educates women about how to safely and effectively navigate their husband’s (or ex’s) psychological abuse and sexual coercion and establish peace in their homes and families. Anne is the producer and host of the Betrayal Trauma Recovery Podcast.

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Coach Joi, Clinical Director

Joi is the Clinical Director of BTRCenter For Peace. She is a professional abuse and betrayal trauma coach with 25 years experience. She specializes in helping men recognize abusive behaviors and entitlement thinking. As a betrayal trauma coach, she helps women navigate the abuse & set boundaries for emotional, physical, and sexual safety.

Joi’s goal is that ALL abusive behaviors stop, including gaslighting and manipulation. During the recovery process, Joi empowers the victim to hold healthy boundaries. It’s Joi’s life mission to help men exhibiting abusive behaviors stop, make restitution for the harm they’ve caused, and become a center for peace.

Joi holds a Masters in Addiction Counseling (MAAC), with an emphasis on multiple behavioral addictions. She is also a certified Marriage and Family Life Educator, trained by BYU-I & Aspen Family Wellness (BCC). She holds additional certifications through The American Association for Sex Addiction Therapy (PRC), The Association of Partners of Sex Addicts Trauma Specialists (APSATS CPC), Domestic Violence Specialist (DVS), and is a Certified Symbis Marriage Facilitator (CSMF), and she directs the Certified Abuse Specialist Program at Center for Peace (CAS).

Virginia, Digital Education Director

Kari, Anne's Assistant

Libby, Bookkeeping

Lesley, Writer / Content Editor

Brooke, Writer / Content Editor

Debra, Coaching Coordinator

Center For Peace

If you’re looking for a program for men who exhibit abusive behaviors, we recommend our partner organization Center For Peace, the only organization that views lies, porn use, and infidelity as abuse.

Volunteers & Interns

Volunteering is a great way to learn and practice marketable skills. We are currently looking for help in the following areas:
– Fundraising
– Social Media
– Video Production
– Networking / Collaborations

Internships are available for women enrolled in related programs at the college level.

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