Therapy Group for Spouses of Sex Addicts

Facing Heartbreak: Hope and healing for partners of sex addicts

groupBuilding Intimate Marriages is pleased to offer Facing Heartbreak - a 14-session therapy group tailored for women who have been negatively impacted by their partner’s sexual behaviors. 

Participants will be welcomed into a confidential, supportive, and caring environment designed to help partners of sex addicts find healing from the impact of sexual betrayal, and become equipped to move forward with wisdom and hope.  Over the course of 14 weeks, two female therapists will guide participants through weekly sessions combining learning, processing, and support. 

Group members will learn how to:

  • Identify and cope with pain caused by deception and betrayal
  • Manage the emotional aftershock, including recurring fears
  • Develop skills for communication, boundaries, and self-care
  • Understand the stages of sexual addiction
  • Process trauma symptoms resulting from deception and betrayal
  • And much more…


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Meeting Times and Location:

Facing Heartbreak will meet Every other Monday from 10:30a - 12:00p, for 14 sessions divided into two parts:
  Part I: begins August 15th
  Part II: begins January 9th


Sessions will be held at Building Intimate Marriages.
1325 Satellite Blvd NW Ste 1002, Suwanee, GA, 30024. (Map Here)


The cost is $50 per person for each 90 minute weekly session. Sessions are pre-billed at the beginning of the month.
There is an initial ($25.00) fee for the workbook, which will be provided at the first meeting.

To Register:

Please contact the Building Intimate Marriages office to express your interest in the group. Katherine (our Client Care Coordinator) will schedule an orientation session which will be a brief (20 minute) phone call with one of the group counselors. The orientation phone call is a requirement for participation.

Call:  770-822-4505 

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 Your Leaders:

Beth Leonard, MA, MSW, has a Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy and is pursuing certification from the American Board of Christian Sex Therapists (ABCST). Beth has a rich background in group work with over 25 years of experience leading groups and training leaders in ministry settings, and has training in therapy group leadership. She has almost two years of experience working with sexual issues in therapy and has a heart for women who struggle with losses related to sexual addiction and betrayal.   EDressnerEmily Dressner, MA, Emily’s heartfelt desire is to see God’s redemptive work unfold in the midst of broken stories. She is honored to join clients in their pain, and walk with them towards hope and healing. Emily earned a Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy with a certificate in Trauma Counseling from Richmont Graduate University. She is currently pursuing dual-licensure as a Marriage and Family Therapist and Professional Counselor.

Beth and Emily strive to create a safe and supportive environment in which women realize they are not alone on their journey as they grieve the losses associated with sexual betrayal and find healing and hope to move forward confidently in life.


We look forward to welcoming you to this healing community!  

Call now to express your interest and schedule an orientation phone call with Beth or Jenna.



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