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Betrayal, Relational, and Sexual Trauma: Healing for Intimate Partners and Couples

Upcoming Course Dates

Option 1: Live Webinar – Meets from 3:00 – 5:00 Eastern Time for 2 Hours Each Session

February 3, 2020 – May 4, 2020

Option 2: Live 4 day training in Atlanta, Georgia June 24-27, 2020

Class will meet from 9-5 eastern time each day.

28 continuing education clock hours

Topics Include:

  •      Theoretical Perspectives on Treating Relational Trauma in Intimate Partners
  •      Diagnostic Considerations and Assessment with Intimate Partners and Couples
  •      Clinical Intervention for Relational Trauma in Intimate Partners and Couples
  •      Sexual Health and Recovery from Relational Trauma: Sexual Reintegration
  •      Working with Children of People Experiencing Relational Trauma
  •      Understanding Betrayal Trauma, Gaslighting, and Relational Trauma Dynamics
  •      Couples Work in the Aftermath of Relational Trauma: Different Approaches to Treatment
  •      Resilience for Intimate Partners and Couples
  •      Empowerment for People Overcoming Betrayal Trauma
  •      Discovery and Therapeutic Disclosure Trauma
  •      Sexual Abuse
  •      Sexual Trauma and the Intimate Partner
  •      Emotional Abuse and the Intimate Partner
  •      Spiritual Abuse, Existential Trauma and the Intimate Partner
  •      Neurochemistry and Trauma
  •      Perspectives on Working with Couples
  •      Trauma Treatment and Intimate Partners
  •      Creating Safe Community for Intimate Partners and Couples 
  •      Professional Ethics and Treatment Induced Trauma
  •      Treatment Methods for Intimate Partners and Couples     

Recommended reading 

Intimate Deception – Dr. Sherri Keffer

Spouses of Sex Addicts: Hope for the Journey – Richard Blankenship (with Joyce Tomblin, Heath Wise, Melissa Haas, and Debbie Whitcomb)

Trauma and Recovery – Dr. Judith Herman

Blind to Betrayal – Jennifer Freyd and Pamela Birrell

Stop Sex Addiction – Dr. Milton Magness (Section on Disclosure and Polygraphs)

Disclosing Secrets – M. Deborah Corley and Jennifer P. Schneider

Course Faculty Members Include:

Richard Blankenship, LPC, NCC, CCH, CPCS, CSRRS, CBTS


Note: not all faculty will be present at each training.  Additional faculty will be brought in as needed to insure the best possible training.  All of our main faculty members have a minimum of 10 years experience in the field.  Click on each name to read more about the instructors.

For more information or to register by phone call 470-545-4380. Email cornerstone@cornerstonetraining.org


Live Webinar

Registration (includes continuing education clock hours) – $875 (before January 7 , $925 after January 7, 2020 )

Special rate for graduate students currently enrolled: $500 (before January 7, $560 after January 7, 2020)

Late registration rate (January 31 – February 3) $995

Conference Registration for June 24-27, 2020

Registration (includes continental breakfast and continuing education clock hours) – $875 (before June 1, 2020, $925 after June 1)

Walkup registration the day of the conference – $1025


Conference Location: Cornerstone Professional Training Institute, 9 Dunwoody Park, Suite 136, Atlanta, GA 30338

Cornerstone Professional Training Institute has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider ACEP No. 6247.  Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.  Cornerstone Professional Training Institute is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

The hours earned in this training can be applied towards the education requirements of the certified sexual and relational trauma therapist (CSRTT) through the Society for Advancement of Sexual Health (SASH).  More information can be found at www.sash.net