What works with partners: dealing with a sexually compulsive significant other
Joy Rosendale, one of the leading experts in the UK on working therapeutically with female partners of men with compulsive sexual behaviours, delivers this engaging workshop! Joy works with participants to:
- Aid understanding of what sex addiction is/is not
- Understand how to manage discovery/disclosure from a partner’s standpoint
- Learn what are the most useful interventions from partners’ groups including:
- Unconscious couple collusions
- Attachment styles
- Positive sexuality.
About Joy Rosendale (MA (Dist) Cert Ed, Accredited with COSRT, UKCP, ATSAC)
A psychosexual therapist for 24 years, Joy specialises in relationship and psychosexual therapy for individuals and couples. She has a special interest in helping wives and partners of men struggling with sexually compulsive behaviour and is the founder of the partners programme at the Marylebone Centre. Joy works with a range of treatment modalities, notably transactional analysis. Joy is an experienced trainer and delivers lectures on working with partners of sexual addiction for the Marylebone Centre’s diploma (level 6) – sexual addiction & compulsivity therapy. Joy is a contributing author to CBT for Compulsive Sexual Behaviour and to the The Routledge International Handbook on Sexual Addiction.
About the host
Since 2001, The Marylebone Centre for Psychological Therapies has been training counsellors and psychotherapists to provide therapeutic treatment for compulsive sexual behaviour. We work with specialists in this field to provide excellent support for clients and to provide professional development to therapists.