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

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 Providence, RI 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 Providence, RI 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?

Infidelity comes from a lack of communication between partners in a relationship or spouses in a marriage. It occurs when one of those partners/spouses has reached a point where they are no longer communicating effectively with their other half or if they are feeling neglected by them or under pressure from them in some way where they just need to “escape”. It’s basically down to a state of dissatisfaction with the status quo that leads them to find comfort or satisfaction elsewhere outside of the relationship. Counseling for adultery at Thriveworks in Providence, RI is available for couples that find themselves either being unfaithful to each other or close to it.

Infidelity Effects

A marriage or relationship that is affected by adultery or infidelity is under threat. Once a partner has been unfaithful, then all trust is gone, maybe forever. Other effects include:

  • Grief. The faithful person has truly lost something and needs to grieve just the same as if someone they loved had died
  • Anger and rage. Being cheated on is humiliating. One of the most humiliating things that can happen
  • Guilt. On both sides, this can be crippling. One party can feel guilty about being unfaithful and the other can feel guilty about letting the situation get so far as it did.

Left untreated, these effects can get worse and worse and lead to real danger. Counseling for infidelity can help treat these effects and work towards regaining the trust that has been shattered.

Relationship/Marriage Counseling

Deciding to receive counseling for adultery is a huge deal. It means that both parties in the relationship/marriage have decided that they want to work things out. A professional counselor is a great place to try to start the healing process.

Through a counselor, a couple will:

  • Start to understand why the infidelity occurred in the first place
  • Learn how to trust each other again
  • Begin the process of working to eliminate the negativity in the relationship that led to the infidelity. Learning to love each other again.

Receiving counseling for infidelity is a hard road, but it’s worth it if you truly love your partner/spouse and want your relationship back again. Please feel free to call Thriveworks Counseling in Providence, RI if you feel that way.

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 Providence therapists and counselors accept 23 insurance plans

  • Aetna

  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island Medicare Advantage

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield | Anthem (Blue Card)

  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island | BCBS

  • Carelon

  • Cigna | Evernorth

  • Cigna | Evernorth EAP

  • Cigna | Evernorth Medicare Advantage

  • Compsych

  • First Health Network

  • Harvard Pilgrim

  • Humana Exchange

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Self-pay costs at Providence
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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Rasheed Is my therapist and he really helps me a lot . I would recommend coming here. It’s a really nice place and Rasheed is a really good therapist.!!
Read more Rasheed Is my therapist and he really helps me a lot . I would recommend coming here. It’s a really nice place and Rasheed is a really good therapist.!!
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Vivian provides a welcoming conversational space for exchange. She is able to listen with genuine care and when the time is right give feedback that is both empathetic and constructive. If I have to share a problem with her that might be difficult to share with even a close friend, I feel she is able to help coach me along with a patient reassurance that my thoughts and feelings will be considered without judgment. There may not always be a direct or immediate answer to what I’m working through but she is able to encourage healthy thought-habits and emotional strategies which help me to progress. I really appreciate her respectful frame of mind and down-to-earth personality, they make talking with her worthwhile.
Read more Vivian provides a welcoming conversational space for exchange. She is able to listen with genuine care and when the time is right give feedback that is both empathetic and constructive. If I have to share a problem with her that might be difficult to share with even a close friend, I feel she is able to help coach me along with a patient reassurance that my thoughts and feelings will be considered without judgment. There may not always be a direct or immediate answer to what I’m working through but she is able to encourage healthy thought-habits and emotional strategies which help me to progress. I really appreciate her respectful frame of mind and down-to-earth personality, they make talking with her worthwhile.
Providence Apr 2021
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Where to find us

Getting here

Thriveworks Counseling Providence is located at 245 Waterman St Suite 504A, Providence, RI 02906, between Wayland Ave. and Butler Ave.

Phone number

(401) 235-4170

Languages spoken by RI providers

  • English
  • Filipino
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