Kleiner-Paz, I. I., & Nasim, R. (2020). Dissociative collusion: Reconnecting clients with histories of trauma in couple therapy. Family Process, 60(1), 32-41. This article introduces a direction for couple therapy that involves building the relationship around the trauma. Utilizes narrative, CBT, and object relations therapies.
Doncaster, E., Hiskey, S., McPherson, S., & Andrews, L. (2019). "I’m still fighting for the two of us:” How partners of UK veterans construct their experience of living with combat-related trauma. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 45(3), 464-479. This article is qualitative and narrative and looks at what spouses (wives) do to “help” partners through trauma.
Laughlin C. F., & Rusca, K. A. (2019) Strengthening vicarious resilience in adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse: A narrative approach to couples therapy. The Family Journal, 28(1),15-24. This article applies a narrative approach to looking at past trauma.
Morgan, E., Wieling, E., Hubbard, J., & Kraus, E., (2018). The development and implementation of a multi-couple therapy model with torture survivors in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 44(2), 235-247. Shares a model of group therapy where couples discuss experiences.
Johnson, D. J., Holyoak, D., & Cravens Pickens, J. (2019). Using narrative therapy in the treatment of adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse in the context of couple therapy. American Journal of Family Therapy, 47(4), 216–231. Authors bridge the idea of working with couples on trauma issues while utilizing a narrative focus.