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As A Psychotherapist--Recommend to Clients Dealing Wiith Narcissists
on November 19, 2008
As a psychotherapist in private practice, through the years I have had many clients who are coping with the psychological pain of personal and professional relationships with narcissistic individuals. The narcissist, with his/her sense of superiority, self absorption and grandiosity, causes a lot of problems for others. Some of my clients are married to narcissists or are in relationships with them. Eventually, even those narcissists who appear to be the most charming and mesmerizing, reveal their true natures. Behind the mask, the narcissist is manipulative, controlling, and deceptive. I have worked with clients who are on the receiving end of narcissistic fury. As part of their psychotherapeutic healing, I recommend this book that identifies the narcissist in his or her glory, discusses childhood origins of this personality, and pinpoints their destructive games. The author provides a number of colorful examples from her clinical practice and offers effective strategies for handling narcissists. The book is written in an informative and engaging style. I recommend it highly to all of those who are involved with narcissists or suspect that they are. A great read!