Infidelity Therapists in Houston, TX

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Tammy Zwarst
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LPC, LMFT, BCPCC
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77058
My particular passion is for taking broken and hurting marriages and helping restore them to God's design for how a marriage relationship is supposed to work. I have helped many couples recover successfully from infidelity. I also work with a broad range of issues, including depression, anxiety, caregiver issues, grief, and life-stage adjustments. I love doing premarital counseling, and believe that this is a critical step in establishing a healthy marriage. I am also familiar with military/ veteran issues.
My particular passion is for taking broken and hurting marriages and helping restore them to God's design for how a marriage relationship is supposed to work. I have helped many couples recover successfully from infidelity. I also work with a broad range of issues, including depression, anxiety, caregiver issues, grief, and life-stage adjustments. I love doing premarital counseling, and believe that this is a critical step in establishing a healthy marriage. I am also familiar with military/ veteran issues.
(281) 724-3721 View (281) 724-3721
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New Season Counseling
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFTS
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77069  (Online Only)
Couples counseling from marital to premarital including communication, relationship issues, infidelity, family conflicts and divorce.
New Season Counseling provides online counseling for individuals, couples, families, and groups. We are a team of experienced professionals with a passion for helping people. If you or someone you know is in need of counseling don't hesitate to contact us.
Couples counseling from marital to premarital including communication, relationship issues, infidelity, family conflicts and divorce.
New Season Counseling provides online counseling for individuals, couples, families, and groups. We are a team of experienced professionals with a passion for helping people. If you or someone you know is in need of counseling don't hesitate to contact us.
(281) 771-0664 View (281) 771-0664
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Gwendolyn Mitchell
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFTS
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77069  (Online Only)
She offers couples counseling and workshops for premarital to married couples, including communication, trust & honesty, infidelity, family conflicts, divorce, and individual counseling for anxiety, depression, trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), grief, work-life balance, career counseling, and life coaching.
Gwendolyn is dedicated to empowering individuals, couples, and families to enrich their lives and relationships utilizing various therapeutic modalities, including Marriage Intensive therapy, Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), Prolonged Exposure therapy (PE), Substance Use therapy, and pre-marital counseling. Gwendolyn holds a Master's in Counseling in Marriage and Family Therapy and a Bachelor's in Psychology from Sam Houston State University. She also serves as a Marriage and Family Therapist-Supervisor.
She offers couples counseling and workshops for premarital to married couples, including communication, trust & honesty, infidelity, family conflicts, divorce, and individual counseling for anxiety, depression, trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), grief, work-life balance, career counseling, and life coaching.
Gwendolyn is dedicated to empowering individuals, couples, and families to enrich their lives and relationships utilizing various therapeutic modalities, including Marriage Intensive therapy, Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), Prolonged Exposure therapy (PE), Substance Use therapy, and pre-marital counseling. Gwendolyn holds a Master's in Counseling in Marriage and Family Therapy and a Bachelor's in Psychology from Sam Houston State University. She also serves as a Marriage and Family Therapist-Supervisor.
(713) 597-3430 View (713) 597-3430
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Dr. Dilek Wise
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT, LMFT-S
Verified Verified
Houston, TX 77006
Wish to be happier? Want to communicate effectively? Recovering from affairs or addictions? Feeling anxious or depressed? Life changes? Previous therapy didn't work? Specializing in relationships, my passion is to help you to build a healthy life style with your loved ones. I will help you to learn the very basics of your relational dynamics and understand the nature of your struggle as a person/couple so you can tackle your immediate issues, and prevent the future ones.
Wish to be happier? Want to communicate effectively? Recovering from affairs or addictions? Feeling anxious or depressed? Life changes? Previous therapy didn't work? Specializing in relationships, my passion is to help you to build a healthy life style with your loved ones. I will help you to learn the very basics of your relational dynamics and understand the nature of your struggle as a person/couple so you can tackle your immediate issues, and prevent the future ones.
(281) 916-3296 View (281) 916-3296
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Eduardo Salazar
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, MA, LPC-S
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77066
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor, working with children, adolescents, families, couples for pre-marriage & marriage counseling. People struggle with are grief/loss, anxiety, depression, infidelity & traumatic experiences that require Crisis/Critical Incident Response/Debriefing. People want to resolve internal emotional conflict & interpersonal conflict with others to achieve reconciliation. Everyone has, is, or will suffer in the future. Life is challenging. I help people overcome obstacles, turn them into opportunities, learn from loss & achieve their goals. I help, hurting people, heal.
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor, working with children, adolescents, families, couples for pre-marriage & marriage counseling. People struggle with are grief/loss, anxiety, depression, infidelity & traumatic experiences that require Crisis/Critical Incident Response/Debriefing. People want to resolve internal emotional conflict & interpersonal conflict with others to achieve reconciliation. Everyone has, is, or will suffer in the future. Life is challenging. I help people overcome obstacles, turn them into opportunities, learn from loss & achieve their goals. I help, hurting people, heal.
(713) 581-3973 View (713) 581-3973
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Diana L. Parlante
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, LMFT-A
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77007
Waitlist for new clients
I work with couples and individuals experiencing pain and lack of connection following infidelity.
Are you and your partner struggling to connect following an affair or betrayal? Have you felt stuck in the same pattern of feeling unheard and talking in circles? Your individual desires for your marriage and relationship are important and unique to you.
I work with couples and individuals experiencing pain and lack of connection following infidelity.
Are you and your partner struggling to connect following an affair or betrayal? Have you felt stuck in the same pattern of feeling unheard and talking in circles? Your individual desires for your marriage and relationship are important and unique to you.
(214) 307-8802 View (214) 307-8802
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Monique Miller
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77054  (Online Only)
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Texas. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, infidelity, postpartum depression, and ADHD. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse.
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Texas. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, infidelity, postpartum depression, and ADHD. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse.
(832) 990-1763 View (832) 990-1763
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Houston Relationship Institute, Couples Therapy
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT-S
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77018
At HRI, all we do is couples. We have couples counselors starting at $75 and will match you with the best fit for your situation. We are trained in the science of couple dynamics and when it comes to your relationship, you want a specialist. We work with couples recovering from infidelity, disconnection, resentment, ambivalence about divorce, sex and intimacy and fighting over the same thing with zero resolution. Resolving conflict without it escalating is a learned skill. We offer a proven three phase approach designed to melt resentment, gain closure on past hurts and find agreement (or compromise) on chronic issues.
At HRI, all we do is couples. We have couples counselors starting at $75 and will match you with the best fit for your situation. We are trained in the science of couple dynamics and when it comes to your relationship, you want a specialist. We work with couples recovering from infidelity, disconnection, resentment, ambivalence about divorce, sex and intimacy and fighting over the same thing with zero resolution. Resolving conflict without it escalating is a learned skill. We offer a proven three phase approach designed to melt resentment, gain closure on past hurts and find agreement (or compromise) on chronic issues.
(281) 957-2874 View (281) 957-2874
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Laura Fletcher
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, CHWC, CCPS
Verified Verified
Houston, TX 77057  (Online Only)
I am a partner advocate with a heart for those who have experienced betrayal trauma in relationship and am honored to work with you regardless of relationship status, meeting you where you are on your path back to self through boundaries, self-trust, addressing grief, and clarity around wants and needs.
Something just didn’t feel right but you couldn't put your finger on it until the day you discovered that your spouse or significant other had been unfaithful. You have lots of questions but your anxiety is too high to make sense of your dilemma. You may be experiencing sleep issues, your appetite may be different, you may even find that you are easily startled or quick to anger – the gravity of the grief you are experiencing is without compare. Whatever you are feeling is valid and it is far from where you want to be. Problematic sexual behavior is pandemic . . It's impact, betrayal trauma, affects all areas of one’s life.
I am a partner advocate with a heart for those who have experienced betrayal trauma in relationship and am honored to work with you regardless of relationship status, meeting you where you are on your path back to self through boundaries, self-trust, addressing grief, and clarity around wants and needs.
Something just didn’t feel right but you couldn't put your finger on it until the day you discovered that your spouse or significant other had been unfaithful. You have lots of questions but your anxiety is too high to make sense of your dilemma. You may be experiencing sleep issues, your appetite may be different, you may even find that you are easily startled or quick to anger – the gravity of the grief you are experiencing is without compare. Whatever you are feeling is valid and it is far from where you want to be. Problematic sexual behavior is pandemic . . It's impact, betrayal trauma, affects all areas of one’s life.
(281) 746-6161 View (281) 746-6161
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Margaret Hood Black
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC-S
Verified Verified
Houston, TX 77070
Whether you’re dealing with an out-of-control teen, depression, or infidelity, Margaret Hood Black & Associates, PC are here to help. We’ll figure out what’s going on, sort through things, and provide a plan on how to fix the problem. Margaret always enjoys a challenge and enjoys working with resistant adolescent boys, cutters, and marital affairs. Margaret also has a special interest in marriages, families, women, and dreams.
Whether you’re dealing with an out-of-control teen, depression, or infidelity, Margaret Hood Black & Associates, PC are here to help. We’ll figure out what’s going on, sort through things, and provide a plan on how to fix the problem. Margaret always enjoys a challenge and enjoys working with resistant adolescent boys, cutters, and marital affairs. Margaret also has a special interest in marriages, families, women, and dreams.
(713) 562-7819 View (713) 562-7819
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Scott D Altamirano
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
Houston, TX 77063  (Online Only)
Accepting clients May 2024. I help couples work their way through crisis events by helping them find their feet amist the chaos. My role is to help couples have difficult conversations. With my background is in probation/parole therapy, I bring strong elements of fairness, repair, and rehabilitation to couples who have faced injuries. Some topics I have strong experience in are: infidelity, bisexuality, addiction, codependency, anger management, emotional availability, parenting approach, and lack of sexual intimacy.
Accepting clients May 2024. I help couples work their way through crisis events by helping them find their feet amist the chaos. My role is to help couples have difficult conversations. With my background is in probation/parole therapy, I bring strong elements of fairness, repair, and rehabilitation to couples who have faced injuries. Some topics I have strong experience in are: infidelity, bisexuality, addiction, codependency, anger management, emotional availability, parenting approach, and lack of sexual intimacy.
(442) 203-6839 View (442) 203-6839
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Dr. Angela Cool
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Houston, TX 77024
Betrayal or Brink of Divorce? If people were to observe you from across the room, they might look at you and think everything was perfect. After all, you look pleasant and normal enough. What they wouldn't know by looking at you is that you're managing to hide the confusion, grief, heartbreak, and despair that someone who is experiencing the unraveling of a marriage would understand. Yes, you put up a good front because you have to, but the truth is that you're in the midst of dealing with what is perhaps the biggest disappointment of your life.
Betrayal or Brink of Divorce? If people were to observe you from across the room, they might look at you and think everything was perfect. After all, you look pleasant and normal enough. What they wouldn't know by looking at you is that you're managing to hide the confusion, grief, heartbreak, and despair that someone who is experiencing the unraveling of a marriage would understand. Yes, you put up a good front because you have to, but the truth is that you're in the midst of dealing with what is perhaps the biggest disappointment of your life.
(281) 784-3273 View (281) 784-3273
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Rabia Ilahi
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, CART
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77027
I provide therapy/counseling to individuals, couples, teens, & families from very diverse populations with challenging issues such as marital/relationship distress, infidelity, fertility/infertility, self-esteem, meaning of life, depression, spirituality, dating, multicultural/interracial relationship issues, and cultural integration/immigration challenges.
'And the day came when the risk to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom' (Anais Nin). It is scary for many of us to risk initiating change in our lives, whether it's in ourselves, professionally, or in our intimate or family relationships. Having come to this site is a courageous first step, and I would like to help you in fulfilling your journey. I offer collaborative counseling/therapy for individuals, couples, and families who want to live more fulfilling lives.
I provide therapy/counseling to individuals, couples, teens, & families from very diverse populations with challenging issues such as marital/relationship distress, infidelity, fertility/infertility, self-esteem, meaning of life, depression, spirituality, dating, multicultural/interracial relationship issues, and cultural integration/immigration challenges.
'And the day came when the risk to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom' (Anais Nin). It is scary for many of us to risk initiating change in our lives, whether it's in ourselves, professionally, or in our intimate or family relationships. Having come to this site is a courageous first step, and I would like to help you in fulfilling your journey. I offer collaborative counseling/therapy for individuals, couples, and families who want to live more fulfilling lives.
(713) 489-4823 View (713) 489-4823
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Chuck Gray
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Houston, TX 77025  (Online Only)
I deeply value marital and relationship fulfillment. If you are an adult seeking marriage, dating, premarital, affairs, or other relationship counseling, then we are likely to be a good fit for each other. Since 1987 I have focused as a psychologist full-time on developing and implementing specialized expertise in couples and other adult relationship counseling. Together we may assess in a friendly way what is happening in your relationship, how it developed to be this way, and what may be done to improve communication, build trust, strengthen emotional connections, enhance intimacy, and otherwise fulfill your relationship goals.
I deeply value marital and relationship fulfillment. If you are an adult seeking marriage, dating, premarital, affairs, or other relationship counseling, then we are likely to be a good fit for each other. Since 1987 I have focused as a psychologist full-time on developing and implementing specialized expertise in couples and other adult relationship counseling. Together we may assess in a friendly way what is happening in your relationship, how it developed to be this way, and what may be done to improve communication, build trust, strengthen emotional connections, enhance intimacy, and otherwise fulfill your relationship goals.
(713) 338-9087 View (713) 338-9087
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Jaclyn D Cravens
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77024
I have written articles and published research on how technology can impact couple relationship, such as Internet infidelity and teletherapy services.
I am a licensed marriage and family therapy associate with 10 years of experience. I am trained to and enjoy working with a wide variety of clients and clinical issues from a relational perspective. I provide individual, couple, and family therapy services to clients facing a variety of concerns, including but not limited to: relationship/marital issues, online and offline infidelity, communication, depression, anxiety, and other mental health diagnoses, intimate partner violence, sexual intimacy, and grief and loss.
I have written articles and published research on how technology can impact couple relationship, such as Internet infidelity and teletherapy services.
I am a licensed marriage and family therapy associate with 10 years of experience. I am trained to and enjoy working with a wide variety of clients and clinical issues from a relational perspective. I provide individual, couple, and family therapy services to clients facing a variety of concerns, including but not limited to: relationship/marital issues, online and offline infidelity, communication, depression, anxiety, and other mental health diagnoses, intimate partner violence, sexual intimacy, and grief and loss.
(252) 755-0258 View (252) 755-0258
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Saliha Qadir
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC, NCC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77084  (Online Only)
I work with couples seeking help for pre-marital, marital concerns, infidelity recovery, understanding attachment styles, modern dating, and dealing with interpersonal conflicts.
My approach for therapy is to provide my clients with a warm, empathetic space to be vulnerable. I understand how hard it is to share your story which is why I’m here to listen! It is during moments of overwhelming stress that we need the most compassion. I want you to know that you're not alone. Your story is meaningful to me, and I am here to assist you in dealing with tough life circumstances by helping you rediscover your strength, heal past wounds, and enhance your relationships promoting positive self-growth. I specialize in helping clients suffering from severe depression, anxiety, as well as healing from trauma.
I work with couples seeking help for pre-marital, marital concerns, infidelity recovery, understanding attachment styles, modern dating, and dealing with interpersonal conflicts.
My approach for therapy is to provide my clients with a warm, empathetic space to be vulnerable. I understand how hard it is to share your story which is why I’m here to listen! It is during moments of overwhelming stress that we need the most compassion. I want you to know that you're not alone. Your story is meaningful to me, and I am here to assist you in dealing with tough life circumstances by helping you rediscover your strength, heal past wounds, and enhance your relationships promoting positive self-growth. I specialize in helping clients suffering from severe depression, anxiety, as well as healing from trauma.
(972) 645-2606 View (972) 645-2606
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Amber C Keith
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA
Verified Verified
Houston, TX 77002  (Online Only)
Supervised by Diana Walla LPC-S, LMFT-S. I work with couples and individuals who want to live their lives to the highest potential. I work with traditional and nontraditional relationship dynamics and family systems. This includes working with LGBTQ+, ethically non-monogamous, and those in monogamous relationships. I assist people in building healthy relationships, and I also work with those experiencing issues with infidelity. In individual therapy I work with trauma, eating disorders, OCD, bi-polar, anxiety and depression, everyday life issues, and family trauma.
Supervised by Diana Walla LPC-S, LMFT-S. I work with couples and individuals who want to live their lives to the highest potential. I work with traditional and nontraditional relationship dynamics and family systems. This includes working with LGBTQ+, ethically non-monogamous, and those in monogamous relationships. I assist people in building healthy relationships, and I also work with those experiencing issues with infidelity. In individual therapy I work with trauma, eating disorders, OCD, bi-polar, anxiety and depression, everyday life issues, and family trauma.
(361) 245-5274 View (361) 245-5274
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Lauren Tademy
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MS, LMFT-A
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77098  (Online Only)
My specific niches are working with ethnic and sexual minorities, childhood and betrayal trauma, and communication and intimacy issues.
In our relationships, we hope to feel connected, cared for, and understood. However, after a conversation with a loved one, you may find yourself feeling frustrated, misunderstood, or exhausted. Conversations can feel like they're going in circles and you may be blowing up or shutting down before reaching a resolution. You may even find yourself communicating in ways that hinder connection and understanding because you aren't sure how else to express how you feel. If this sounds familiar, please understand that you're not alone. Together we can all work to process those responses and have healthier conversations.
My specific niches are working with ethnic and sexual minorities, childhood and betrayal trauma, and communication and intimacy issues.
In our relationships, we hope to feel connected, cared for, and understood. However, after a conversation with a loved one, you may find yourself feeling frustrated, misunderstood, or exhausted. Conversations can feel like they're going in circles and you may be blowing up or shutting down before reaching a resolution. You may even find yourself communicating in ways that hinder connection and understanding because you aren't sure how else to express how you feel. If this sounds familiar, please understand that you're not alone. Together we can all work to process those responses and have healthier conversations.
(832) 838-4609 View (832) 838-4609
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Mary Beth George
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, CGT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77019
My specialty is working with couples, in particular helping them heal from affairs/betrayals, loneliness, over-the-top conflicts and loss of friendship/romance. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Gottman Method Couples Therapist and Master Trainer and Consultant for The Gottman Institute. This means I have highly specialized training and experience in helping couples using a researched based, effective modality. A state-of-the-art Love Lab assessment process pinpoints couples issues and helps create a more effective treatment plan. This process mimics Gottman's original research and raises the bar in couples therapy.
My specialty is working with couples, in particular helping them heal from affairs/betrayals, loneliness, over-the-top conflicts and loss of friendship/romance. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Gottman Method Couples Therapist and Master Trainer and Consultant for The Gottman Institute. This means I have highly specialized training and experience in helping couples using a researched based, effective modality. A state-of-the-art Love Lab assessment process pinpoints couples issues and helps create a more effective treatment plan. This process mimics Gottman's original research and raises the bar in couples therapy.
(281) 645-9713 View (281) 645-9713
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Chris Scott
Psychologist, PhD, CGT, CST
Verified Verified
8 Endorsed
Houston, TX 77081
My practice is exclusively focused on helping people improve their relationships. Are you hurting and want to heal from betrayal? Feel hopelessly stuck in a cycle of fighting and blame? Do you want to feel closer and more intimate with someone? I specialize in helping individuals and couples. I also specialize in working with men’s intimacy concerns including concerns with sexual function and problematic sexual behaviors. I provide an environment that is respectful of people from all backgrounds and I specialized training and expertise working with clients who identify as LGBTQIA and/or identify as kinky or polyamorous/ENM.
My practice is exclusively focused on helping people improve their relationships. Are you hurting and want to heal from betrayal? Feel hopelessly stuck in a cycle of fighting and blame? Do you want to feel closer and more intimate with someone? I specialize in helping individuals and couples. I also specialize in working with men’s intimacy concerns including concerns with sexual function and problematic sexual behaviors. I provide an environment that is respectful of people from all backgrounds and I specialized training and expertise working with clients who identify as LGBTQIA and/or identify as kinky or polyamorous/ENM.
(832) 632-8865 View (832) 632-8865
Infidelity Therapists

How does therapy for infidelity work?

A skilled infidelity therapist will provide a safe space for clients to communicate their feelings and concerns. The goal is to be completely honest about what led to the cheating and how it has affected the entire family to prevent it from recurring in the future. The therapist will help the clients work on rebuilding mutual trust and respect and developing better communication and conflict-resolution skills. If the goal is to remain a couple, clients will learn the “danger signs” for their specific relationship, and they will make a renewed commitment to be faithful.

How long does therapy for infidelity take?

Recovery from infidelity can take time, and it can vary from person to person. Generally, a therapist will want to see the clients at least once a week for around six months. Then the sessions can be arranged as needed, depending on the clients’ individual needs. While therapy may end or shift to an as-needed basis, it can take up to two years or more for some clients to fully recover from infidelity.

How does therapy help the partner who was cheated on?

When a client discovers their partner’s infidelity, their trust in the relationship and in the life they had together may be shattered. They often experience mental health symptoms, such as anxiety, depression, grief, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). They don’t always want to stay in the relationship; they may feel ambivalent or may even want to leave. Therapy gives these clients a safe and healthy way to communicate all of their complicated emotions and concerns.

How does therapy help the partner who committed infidelity?

Infidelity often occurs when one or both partners’ emotional needs are not being met in the relationship. Therapy can help this client understand why they cheated and figure out how to address those unmet needs without resorting to infidelity in the future. This can lessen (but not entirely eliminate) the risk of repeated infidelity. Clients who cheat may also feel intense guilt about deceiving their partners, a sentiment that they can work through in therapy.