Monthly Archives: October 2012

The Therapy is Dandy Guidebook to having a Narcissist for a Parent. Chapter 11.

An ongoing survival guide. Chapter 11. Maybe not a Narcissist in name, but surely one in (mis)deed. Recently, I was asked by a client for a definitive judgment on whether their parent was or was not a narcissist. As a … Continue reading

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Things don’t always mean what you think they mean in therapy. Part 2.

So what happens in therapy if you have nothing to say? Or, maybe you are considering therapy and don’t think you have anything to say when you get there? It might be comforting to know that this happens all the … Continue reading

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Things don’t always mean what you think they mean in therapy.

And other possibly confusing, contradictory suggestions. Some might call it advice. A couple weeks ago I posted this great article I found on cognitive dissonance. I still want to talk about cognitive dissonance and what it means to you and … Continue reading

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Therapy is Dandy Guidebook to have a Narcissist for a Parent. Chapter 10.

An ongoing survival guide. Chapter 10. Suit up. In the last chapter I brought up the idea of psychic armor, or the suit, this week we take the suit in for some alterations. One of psychology’s more interesting and bizarre … Continue reading

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