What is the theory behind this Betrayal Worksheet?
Betrayal trauma is said to occur when people you are really close to or significantly dependent on for your care and safety violate your trust or cause harm to your well-being. It can occur in cases such as prolonged child abuse by a caregiver or betrayal by a romantic partner.
How will the worksheet help?
The worksheet will provide some useful strategies that can help clients who are going through betrayal trauma to cope with the resulting emotions. It will help them take the steps in the right direction towards healing and moving on from the betrayal.
How to use the worksheet?
This worksheet can be given to clients seeking help for betrayal trauma by the end of the therapy sessions to wrap up all that they have learned so far regarding overcoming their trauma. It can help both as an informative tool and a reminder that healing is possible.