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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…


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…