Healing Intimate Treason

Repair the trauma experienced by partners of sex addicts

Workshop Quick Summary

Workshop: Healing Intimate Treason

Category: Relationships

What: A safe and compassionate environment to learn about the biology and behavior of sex and love addiction, explore relational templates, break free from the attachment to fantasy, enhance emotional self-regulation, and develop internal, external, and sexual boundaries

Who: Partners impacted by the destruction of sexual compulsion who are looking for an opportunity to begin healing from intimate betrayal

Cost: $3,450 (includes meals, evening activities, Brain Center and gym access)

Lodging: Reserve single or shared on-site rooms

 

Workshop Quick Take:

Developed in collaboration with Claudia Black, PhD, author of Intimate Treason, this experientially based workshop assists partners in moving through their grief and loss to go from a position of victimization to one of personal empowerment.

All About This Workshop

Working from a clinical model based on trauma and addiction, partners impacted by the destruction of sexual compulsion will have the opportunity to begin healing from intimate betrayal. Developed in collaboration with Claudia Black, PhD, Meadows Senior Fellow and author of Deceived: Facing Sexual Betrayal, Lies, and Secrets and Intimate Treason, participants will learn about the biology and behavior of sex and love addiction and will explore their own relational templates.

This is an experientially based workshop that will assist partners to move through their grief and loss, break free from the attachment to fantasy, and enhance emotional self-regulation. Developing internal, external, and sexual boundaries, participants will learn how to move from a position of victimization to personal empowerment. This workshop creates a safe and compassionate environment that will provide a path to healing that gives voice to the partners’ truth as they travel on their own journey in recovery.

Cost: $3,450, which includes

  • meals
  • evening activities (yoga, tai chi, auricular acupuncture, live music)
  • 12-Step meeting
  • Brain Spa access
  • gym access

Lodging and Transportation

Lodging is available at the Rio Retreat Center on a first-come, first-served basis. Rooms are simply appointed and designed to be conducive to the process of healing and recovery. We offer both shared and private rooms. For those staying on campus, transportation will be available from and to the Phoenix airport with two convenient pickup times. Details will be sent with your confirmation email upon completion of the sign-up process.

Those who do not stay at the Rio Retreat Center will be responsible for their own transportation and lodging in the Wickenburg area. A list of lodging and transportation options will be sent with your workshop confirmation email.

The Fine Print

Workshop groups run Monday through Friday from approximately 8:30 am to 4 pm. The schedule is somewhat flexible to accommodate the size of the group and the group process. Evening programming is provided after dinner. The Rio Retreat Center campus is strictly alcohol-and drug-free, and we have a dress code, cell phone, and smoking policy.

For more details about this workshop and to register, please contact us to speak to a Workshop Coordinator.

Schedule

Healing Intimate Treason

Jan 11 - 15, 2021

Feb 8 - 12, 2021

Mar 8 - 12, 2021

Apr 19 - 23, 2021

May 31 - Jun 4, 2021

Jun 28 - Jul 2, 2021

Jul 26 - 30, 2021

Aug 30 - Sept 3, 2021

Sept 27 - Oct 1, 2021

Oct 25 - 29, 2021

Nov 29 - Dec 3, 2021