2021 Salt Lake City UCAP Conference


What Your Partner is Actually Saying: Cracking the Code of Communication in Marriage After Betrayal

Communication in marriage often breaks down after disclosure of addiction or other betrayal. This presentation will discuss how the principles of vulnerability, empathy, and compassion can aid in the process of re-establishing trust and communication in the process of healing. Learning to see below the surface and understanding how shame may be involved in communication can empower couples to create new space in their relationship and rebuild healthy patterns of interaction.


Tyler Patrick

Tyler Patrick

Tyler Patrick, aka “The Wandering Therapist”, is the Co-Founder and Clinical Director of Love Strong in Logan Utah. As a marriage and family therapist, Tyler has dedicated his career to mastering an understanding of recovery from shame based addictions and shifting to W.H.O.L.E.H.E.A.R.T.E.D. living. He believes that the men and women who embrace and live the principles of recovery do far more than get their lives back; they become the best kinds of husbands and wives, fathers and mothers, and individuals. He has been married for over 20 years to an incredible woman and is a father to 4 amazing daughters. Tyler’s hobbies away from work include supporting his children’s interests, fly-fishing, backpacking, and training River (his german shorthair pointer).

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