CATEGORY: Personality Disorders 13 articles

Personality Disorder Treatment in Philadelphia. Do you or a loved one struggle with: Antisocial Personality Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder, Histrionic Personality Disorder, Narcissistic Personality Disorder, Avoidant Personality Disorder, Dependent Personality Disorder, or Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder? If so, help is available. You can read our online articles or you can call 267-324-9564 and speak with a therapist in Philadelphia at the Center for Growth.

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How to Survive a Wedding with your Narcissistic Family Member

Posted by: Shannon Oliver-O'Neil, LSWTherapist

Wedding season is upon us. Weddings can be fun - a time to gather with loved ones and celebrate the start of a new chapter. But for those of us…


Narcissism: Common Thought Patterns

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Narcissism is beyond the notion that one is “vain”. The personality Narcissism Disorder often develops from childhood experiences that create thought patterns, or schemas, that present in adulthood. Usually an…


Self Care After the Election

Posted by: Libby Gilbertson, ABD, MEd, LMFT, Director of Quality Assurance

America’s dysfunctions are the highlights of the news. Candidates pointed their fingers at their opponent(s). They dodged answering important questions and continuously displayed reactivity. Therapists teach their clients to grow…


Attachment

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Have you ever wondered why some people have such a difficult time sustaining close, personal relationships while others seem to do so with relative ease?

How we manage the balance between…


How To Disarm A Narcissist

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Now that we’ve answered the question, What is a narcissist,” let’s get specific about ways to manage these interactions on a regular basis.  Below are several practical strategies to…


Loving a Narcissist

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Loving a narcissist

Narcissistic individuals are great at drawing people in. They are so great in fact, that it’s pretty easy for anyone to fall in love with a narcissist.


Narcissism and Shame Treatment and Tips

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Narcissism and Shame 

Narcissism and shame go hand in hand in so many ways. Narcissists carry a LOT of shame. From mistakes made in the past, fear of not being…


What is a narcissist?

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

What is a narcissist?

(as opposed to a healthy narcissist)

WHAT

The term “narcissism” is often thrown around as a synonym for someone who is self-absorbed.  While this is certainly a major…


Narcissism: The concerns and pitfalls

Posted by: Center for Growth Therapists

Narcissism: The concerns and pitfalls 

We have all been in contact with a narcissist. Whether you’ve been around a person who insists on being the center of the attention, or…


What Does It Mean To Be Diagnosed With Borderline Personality Disorder.

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

Center for Growth / Borderline Personality Disorder Treatment in Philadelphia:

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is a subcategory of general Personality Disorders. A personality disorder is a…


How is a Personality Disorder Diagnosed? And What Does That Mean?

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

Center for Growth / Personality Disorder Treatment in Philadelphia

Our personality is a collection of unique behaviors, character traits, beliefs, and attitudes that make up who we are as a person. …


Personality Disorders and Anorexia

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

Therapy in Philadelphia / Personality Disorders and Anorexia

Personality disorders are Patterns of behavior that are pervasive, pathological, and persistent.  The behaviors present by late adolescence or early adulthood. Personality Disorders Commonly…


Personality Disorders Commonly Associated with Bulimia Nervosa

Posted by: Alex Robboy, CAS, MSW, LCSW Individual, Couples & Family Therapy IMAGO Certified Marriage Counselor AASECT Certified Sex Therapist Supervisor Founder & Director of the Center for Growth Inc.

Personality Disorders Commonly Associated with Bulimia Nervosa

AVOIDANT PERSONALITY DISORDER (personality disorders commonly associated with bulimia nervosa): As described earlier People with this personality avoid situations due to their social…