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2,943 people sought infidelity counseling help in Texas in the last year

Discover how starting infidelity counseling can support your own journey toward a happier, more fulfilling life.

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Aetna, APEX Memorial Hermann, ARIA | Covenant Management Systems, +33 more
Stress, Bipolar Disorder, OCD / Obsessive-Compulsive, Sleep / Insomnia, Anxiety, +2 more

The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.

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Aetna, Ambetter by Superior Health Plan, APEX Memorial Hermann, +36 more
Stress, ADHD, Bipolar Disorder, OCD / Obsessive-Compulsive, Sleep / Insomnia, +4 more

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Aetna, Cigna | Evernorth, United Healthcare | Optum, +2 more
LGBTQIA+, Anger, Self Esteem, Stress, Life Transition, +3 more

As a counselor, I strive to provide a space where my clients feel heard and supported.

ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS

Aetna, Ambetter by Superior Health Plan, APEX Memorial Hermann, +36 more
Anger, Stress, ADHD, Bipolar Disorder, OCD / Obsessive-Compulsive, +4 more

I understand firsthand how navigating through life challenges can be difficult. Are you stressed, anxious, depressed, feeling overwhelmed or your medi... I understand firsthand how navigating through life challenges can be difficult. Are you stressed, anxious, depressed, feeling overwhelmed or your medications are not working? I can help! Read more

ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS

Aetna, Ambetter by Superior Health Plan, APEX Memorial Hermann, +33 more
Stress, Bipolar Disorder, OCD / Obsessive-Compulsive, Sleep / Insomnia, Anxiety, +1 more

As someone who has gone through grief due to a loss of a family member, leading to feeling depressed and loss and not knowing what to do, I can relate... As someone who has gone through grief due to a loss of a family member, leading to feeling depressed and loss and not knowing what to do, I can relate to some of the symptoms presented by my patients. Read more

Starting Infidelity counseling

What is Infidelity counseling?

Infidelity counseling is a specialized therapeutic approach designed for couples grappling with the aftermath of one or more partner’s infidelity. It offers a nurturing and non-judgmental environment where both individuals can delve into the underlying reasons behind the breach of trust, openly express their feelings, and collaboratively strive to mend their relationship.The overarching objective of infidelity counseling is to either facilitate a path to reconciliation, should both partners desire it, or guide them through the process of separation or divorce with clarity and empathy.

How does Infidelity counseling work?

Infidelity counseling combines various therapeutic techniques, such as individual and couples therapy, cognitive-behavioral approaches for changing destructive thought patterns, communication skills training for conflict resolution, Emotionally focused therapy (EFT) to rebuild trust, narrative therapy to reframe relationship narratives, and mindfulness practices for managing intense emotions. These methods work together to foster self-awareness, emotional healing, and the reconstruction of trust, leading to a healthier, more resilient relationship.

Is Infidelity counseling conducted in person or online?

Infidelity counseling at Thriveworks Houston, TX is conducted both in person and online by video. We encourage you to choose the option that works best for you.

How long does Infidelity counseling last?

The number of sessions needed for infidelity counseling can greatly vary based on the specific needs of the individuals or couples involved and the complexity of the issues being addressed. Thriveworks infidelity counseling in Houston, TX typically includes multiple sessions spanning from several weeks to several months, with the exact number of sessions decided in consultation with the therapist, considering the progress made during therapy and the therapeutic goals.

Need more help deciding?

The list of politicians, celebrities, and fictional characters who are famous for their infidelity could go on and on. People take the clickbait and want to know… who was involved? How were they discovered? How will the spouse respond? Infidelity generates drama that draws people into the salacious and enthralling details. But when it happens in your marriage or your relationship, it is not glamorous or intriguing—it is usually a time of crisis.

In the aftermath of adultery, couples face serious and difficult questions: Do we reconcile? Do we divorce? And a million more that follow after these. No one can answer these questions except the partners; however, the couple will need support along the way. Regardless of what they choose for their relational future, many couples seek a therapist’s help as they recover from the crisis that adultery ignites.

Thriveworks Counseling in Houston, TX has therapists who know the challenges that couples face after an affair, and they have helped many couples find their own path toward recovery.

Infidelity and Pain

Adultery. Infidelity. An affair. Cheating. The different words express the same idea: a person in a dedicated relationship violates that relationship’s expectations for fidelity. The expectations may be in the form of marriage vows, or they may not. Either way, cheating causes pain.

There is no limit to the ways a person can commit adultery. People have emotional affairs, pornography addictions, one-night stands, long-term illicit relationships. Regardless of the form the adultery takes, a few things are constant:

  1. Secrets
  2. Lies
  3. Broken trust

Discovering a spouse’s infidelity is often a traumatic experience. Long-term relationships and marriages should be places where people are loved, known, and safe. Infidelity turns this upside down. Instead of love, there is betrayal. Instead of being known, there are secrets. Instead of safety, there is pain.

The context of infidelity is relational, and therefore, people always are hurt. Each situation is different, but extended family, friends, and community members might feel the betrayal of infidelity. Most of the time, children and the uninvolved spouse experiences the most harm.

  • The Uninvolved Spouse: When their partner’s infidelity is discovered or disclosed, many uninvolved spouses describe the revelation as traumatic. They may even experience post-traumatic stress symptoms such as difficulty concentrating, flashbacks, compulsive behaviors, depression, anxiety, and more.
  • The Children: When a couple has kids together, the infidelity inevitably affects the children as well. Even if they are too young to know what is happening, they feel the disruption in safety. If the kids know about the infidelity, then they may resent the spouse who cheated. Children also may internalize their family’s difficulties, blaming themselves.

Infidelity can rupture relationships and cause deep pain. Recovery, therefore, requires thorough healing.

Recovering from an Affair

The couple’s context and the circumstances of the affair may determine the path of recovery. For some couples, recovery may mean separating. Others may want their recovery to try to reconcile the marriage. For others, divorce could be the best path to recovery. Every couple has their own relational goals, and a skilled therapist can guide the healing process. Counseling may give couples the structure and support they need.

A therapist may facilitate couples as they…

  • Communicate – Communication usually breaks down after an affair is discovered or disclosed. A couple may ignore each other in cold silence. Couples may only be able to communicate in hot anger. Therapists can help each couple find a better way.
  • Define their relationship – Uncertainty about the relationship’s future is very normal in the aftermath of an affair. There are many options from divorce to reconciliation and many ways to achieve the type of relationship each partner wants. Counseling can help the couple define and achieve the relationship they want.
  • Rebuild trust – Betrayal decimates trust. A therapist may lead couples through exercises that, with time, rebuild trust. These exercises may include setting boundaries or incorporating accountability.

Setting Up a Session at Thriveworks in Houston, TX

Is your marriage or relationship facing the challenges that infidelity brings? Are you feeling the trauma of betrayal and ready for some help and support? Thriveworks Houston therapists understand, and we are ready to provide support as you and your spouse heal from infidelity.
Affairs can bring pain and chaos, so setting up an appointment for therapy should not add more chaos to your life. Thriveworks Houston, TX has made scheduling an appointment as simple as possible. When you call our office …

  1. A person will answer and schedule your appointment.
  2. You might be able to see your therapist the next day, even if you are a first-time client.
  3. We work with many insurance companies.
  4. You can schedule evening and weekend appointments.

After infidelity, many people find they are a stronger person and have stronger relationships. Call today to start recovery.

Pricing & insurance

Our therapists accept most major insurances. We accept 585+ insurance plans, and offer self-pay options, too.
Learn more about pricing for therapy and counseling services at Thriveworks.

Our Houston therapists and counselors accept 42 insurance plans

  • Aetna

  • Ambetter by Superior Health Plan

  • APEX Memorial Hermann

  • ARIA | Covenant Management Systems

  • Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program (FEP)

  • Auto Club Enterprises (Employers Health Network)

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield | Anthem (Blue Card)

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas Exchange

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas HMO

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas PPO

  • Buist Byars and Taylor (Employers Health Network)

  • Carelon

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Self-pay costs at Houston
Talk therapy

Talk therapy

Includes individual, couples, child/ teen, & family therapy

First session

$1

Ongoing sessions

$1

Talk therapy

Psychiatry

Includes reducing symptoms with medication & management

First session

$1

Ongoing sessions

$1

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Thriveworks helped me realize that I do believe people can change. I’m not the person I was three months ago, broken and fearful. I’m healthy and happy and for the first time being kind to myself. Thank you for giving me my life back.
Read more Thriveworks helped me realize that I do believe people can change. I’m not the person I was three months ago, broken and fearful. I’m healthy and happy and for the first time being kind to myself. Thank you for giving me my life back.
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Where to find us

Getting here

Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Houston is located off Allen Pkwy at the intersection of Rosine St and D’Amico St. We currently share the building with URBN Dental Montrose. Across the street you will find The Gordy Theater Company and Stages parking garage.

Phone number

(281) 789-6829

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