Many women do not realize the situation they are in is actually abusive. When they do realize it is an abusive cycle and they start setting boundaries, in some cases, the abuse by their husband or partner escalates. Their own trauma also increases because they understand what is happening.
The Codependency model has traditionally been used to treat wives of sexual addicts and porn users. But there has been a shift away from that model, as many see it as a form of victim blaming. Just what are the problems with codependency narratives? Are there parts that can be helpful to women? Anne speaks with survivors Kate and Michelle about their own personal journey beyond the codependency model and to the trauma model of treatment and acceptance.
Is there a secret to having a happy and healthy life? Is there a magic formula that works for everyone to bring peace and well-being? Anne speaks with Tyler, YouTuber and mindfulness hobbyist, about seven steps to achieving a healthy, happy life.
We hear about victim blaming, but what is it? Women who have been lied to, manipulated, and abused in their relationship are blamed for these things. Anne speaks with Jean, BTR Coach, about how to recognize and respond to victim blaming.
After betrayal trauma, many women still feel unsafe, traumatized, and misunderstood. Betrayal Trauma Recovery Group can help empower women to heal and find hope. Our amazing clients share their testimonials of Betrayal Trauma Recovery Group and the services BTR provides.
Triggers happen to all of us. Especially after experiencing a life-changing situation of betrayal and the trauma that comes with it. Anne speaks with Kathy Kinghorn, LCSW, on ways to handle triggers. What are the best ways to handle triggers? What are the best questions to ask ourselves as we move through the stages of grief and healing? What should we avoid?
Anne sits down with therapist Ana Marquez, who helps us learn what we should hear from our husband’s therapist. What is important to ask as we interview our husband’s therapist? What should they know about abuse and trauma? Is there red flags that we should look out for when it comes to our husband’s therapist?
Anne speaks about legitimate anger and what it means and looks like, and even why it is ok. Anger can help women set boundaries and find safety and peace in the midst of trauma and turmoil.
Join Anne as she interviews Wendy, survivor of marital rape. Listen to how this experience has impacted Wendy’s life. Gain valuable information about wife rape and sexual assault within marriage. Learn why this is so damaging and harmful to victims.
Anne speaks with BTR coach Joi about the benefits of Betrayal Trauma Recovery Group and how it can provide connection for women at any point in their journey to healing. BTRG can help foster connection with other women who know and who have been through the pain and anguish to the other side of healing.
Anne speaks with Dr. Omar Minwalla about his work in implementing the trauma model to treat partners of sexual betrayal. Dr. Minwalla explains the problems with the traditional sex addiction model.