The Atone-Attune-Attach model of couples’ therapy for healing from a revealed extra-relationship affair, with secrecy deception is described. Each of the three phases has 4 objectives. The roles of conflict avoidance and self-disclosure avoidance are discussed, as well as the Gottman-Rapoport conflict blueprint. To deal with at-tachment injuries and regrettable past incidents, the Gottman Re-covery Kit is described. The Gottman-Rusbult-Glass cascade forms the basic theory for this therapy. The roles of cherishing and grati-tude versus trashing and betrayal are discussed, as well as the theory of attunement and trust, and CL-ALT and betrayal.
Participants will be able to describe the role of conflict in trust and betrayal.
Participants will be able to describe the role of CL-ALT in the cascade toward betrayal.
*Sessions may be edited for content and to preserve confidentiality*