Many people question if the narcissist in their life can control their behavior and whether or not counseling would be beneficial for them. Unfortunately the research suggests that people with very strong narcissistic traits typically don’t change even if they actively engage in therapy. Narcissists tend to be deeply insecure and highly sensitive to criticism which limits their ability to use counseling productively.
I will be at River Trail Middle School in Johns Creek on April 28th from 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. to speak with parents about how to raise emotionally healthy kids. Please contact their PTA President Meg Schechter if you need additional information.
Narcissism is a spectrum of personality traits that are characterized by a grandiose sense of self, lack of empathy for others, and an extreme sensitivity to criticism. Narcissists wreck havoc in their intimate relationships and their partners are often left feeling bewildered, powerless, and demeaned. Narcissistic traits tend to be quite “fixed”, and most narcissists […]
I will be at Johns Creek High School on February 11th from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. to speak with parents about: How to remove the stigma around mental health issues and recognize the importance of overall mind-body wellness. Understanding what is behind the desire to be “perfect” and how to better manage these tendencies. Helping […]
Narcissistic parents have great difficulty adequately loving their children. They are self-absorbed, critical, lack genuine empathy, and often feel threatened by or jealous of their own children. In essence, they care much more about themselves than they do their child and therefore send the message through both words and actions that their child “isn’t good […]