Title

Healing the Attachment Injury of Marital Infidelity Using Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy: A Case Illustration

Keywords

marriage, infidelity, couples therapy, therapy

Abstract

This case illustration is a demonstration of a therapist handling the betrayal of infidelity through the application of Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (EFT), specifically utilizing the attachment injury resolution model. An actual dialogue from a key couples session is included as it applies to the model, providing clinicians with an example for how EFT can be applied to the common clinical occurrence of infidelity.

Original Publication Citation

Schade, L.C., & Sandberg, J.G. (2012). Healing the attachment injury of marital infidelity using Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (EFT): A case illustration. American Journal of Family Therapy, 40(5), 434-444.

Document Type

Peer-Reviewed Article

Publication Date

2013-09-25

Publisher

The American Journal of Family Therapy

Language

English

College

Family, Home, and Social Sciences

Department

Family Life

University Standing at Time of Publication

Full Professor

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