Carol the Coach is interviewing Dr. Crystal Hollenbeck who believes when a couple enters treament for sex addiction recovery, their lives have been turned upside down and both parties will most likely be engaginging in abusive behaviors towards one another. Their relationship is in turmoil and they are experiencing a plethora of feelings. A good counselor has to be able to address and identify the abuse and neglect cycle that exists so that healing can occur. Dr. Hollenbeck believes that it can be advantageous to see the addict, the partner, and the couple.She is going to talk about what the couple can do to provide each other with safety for healing.