Individual Support FOR PARTNERS

Our online individual sessions offer a flexible approach to recovery and healing work for anyone affected by problematic sexual behaviour.

Offering one on one and couples coaching and counselling sessions, our team have every angle of your recovery, healing and relational work covered.

We have sessions available for those seeking recovery and freedom for themselves as well as those seeking healing from the impacts of sexual betrayal.

You may choose to work individually with one of our professionals in place of group support or alongside it, whatever you need.

Our professionals come with a wide range of training and expertise so please check out their profiles and choose the person most suitable for your needs. If you’re not sure who will be the best person for you to work with, please schedule a session with any of the team, all will be happy to help you to identify the best person for you to work with.

Meet the Partners Team

Catherine Etherington


Cat is our Director of Recovery. She’s a certified professional life coach and integrative counselling practitioner, working with individuals and couples impacted by problematic sexual behaviour and betrayal. The first ever European practitioner to be certified by the Association for Partners of Sex Addicts Trauma Specialists (APSATS)

Cindy Bajema


Cindy is our Head of Recovery. She’s a a certified APSATS Partner Coach (ICF/ACC, CPC), Certified Empathy Specialist (CES), and a certified Trauma Informed Coach (TIC) who integrates multiple integrative and somatic disciplines in her work with individuals and couples. Specialized training with Carol Juergensen-Sheets (ERCEM), Dr. Jake Porter (CRC®) and the Gottman Method inform her work with couples. She brings valuable life experience of families with addiction, along with a deep heart of compassion to her work.

Dr Fran Hopwood


Fran is a Certified Professional Coach, Brave Hearts Mentor and Certified Partner Coach with APSATS. With a long history in the education sector, Fran made the switch to personal coaching after walking her own healing journey for several years. Fran has taken additional trainings with A Door of Hope and knows, first-hand, the challenges of healing after betrayal, offering both personal and professional insight for overcoming them.

Amy Nagy


Amy is a Certified Professional Life Coach with specialized training through APSATS. She supports people struggling with traumas including abuse, betrayal, chronic illness, and lack of energy and wellbeing. She approaches her coaching from a holistic viewpoint, and provides support, guidance, and encouragement to help you examine the areas of your life that are out of balance, get to the root of what is holding you back, move you forward on your journey towards recovery and wellness.

Julie Calhoun


Julie is certified professional coach and an APSATS trained and certified partner coach. She is also trained as a peer facilitator through A Door of Hope and in Couple Centered Recovery Coaching. A partner herself, who benefitted from the support of coaching in her own healing process, she committed to give back to the community that was essential in her own journey of recovery and growth. Julie’s marriage of 37 years continues to experience healing as a result of commitment, hard work, and God’s grace. It is her honor and privilege to walk beside others, giving guidance, encouragement and hope.

Vickie Schrock


Vickie is a CPLC and ELI-MP (iPEC), ACC (ICF), Certified ADOH Group Facilitator and Certified in Mental Health First Aid USA. She is also trained in the APSATS Multidimensional Partner Trauma Model and is a Certified Partner Coach. Her own path of healing taught her that trauma informed coaching has the power to transform the devastation of betrayal, to move partners from surviving to thriving. In working with betrayed partners she brings a wealth of knowledge, wisdom, compassion and experience. Vickie is based in the US. 

Lisa Taylor


Lisa Taylor is a New Zealand-based counsellor specialising in sex addiction & partner trauma. She has studied with field leaders Barbara Steffens (APSATS), Paula Hall (ISAT), Donna Dixon (A Door Of Hope) and Christian Sex Addiction Specialists (C-SASI). Drawing on her own experience as the wife of a sex addict, Lisa has also authored several books on partner trauma and SA including the award-winning Beyond Betrayal.

Jane Gibb


Jane is an ICF professional coach with additional specialised training under Barb Steffens and Carol Sheets in the APSATS Model (CPC-C) and Donna Dixon of A Door of Hope. As a coach and group facilitator, she helps people discover agency to create life change and healing. She’s curious about what makes each person tick and facilitates insights that move people toward the transformation they long for. Her cross-cultural life experience and engagement with complex family dynamics informs a nuanced and tailored approach. Her personal journey is living proof that the pain of hard times can be worked through and redeemed and gently holds out that hope for others.

Steph Lynn


Steph Lynn is a Certified Professional, Deconstructing Gaslighting, Grief, Inner Child work, and an APSATS trained partner coach(CPC-C). She has also completed training with AASAT (Partners Recovery Coach), the Gottman Method, Disclosure training with Kintsugi Recovery Partners and is trauma informed trained through She Recovers. Steph felt led to start coaching after walking her own betrayal healing journey. As a person of Hispanic descent, she welcomes cultural inclusivity. In addition to betrayal healing, she supports post-betrayal dating, disclosure preparation(partners guide) and supports Spanish speaking partners. Steph lynn works with betrayed partners and couples and is eager to provide validation as her clients move towards a healthier future.

Stephanie Oliver


Stephanie is a certified Trauma Informed Life Coach and Brainspotting Practitioner in the USA. She is in the process of being certified by the Association for Partners of Sex Addicts Trauma Specialists (APSATS). As a betrayed partner herself, she blends life experience with professional knowledge to guide, reinforce, and strengthen both individuals and couples affected by infidelity, moral failures, and compulsive behaviors. She helps clients rediscover themselves and their voices by equipping them with tools and resources which allows them to heal and rebuild stronger individually and in their relationships as a couple. Stephanie works with betrayed partners, couples, and offers brainspotting.

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