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"For those of us who have often suffered the inevitable humiliating regression back to childhood during every holiday with the family…this book offers real help to the reader to develop the self-protective art of indifference, a cloak that can be used at many a holiday gathering…and to understand the subtle yet profound differences between ineffective and effective confrontation, empathy and sympathy, and attaching response and defusing strategy…a completely new cupboard of techniques."
—Joel C. Frost, Ed.D., assistant clinical professor of psychology in the Department of Psychology at Harvard Medical School
"Children of the Self-Absorbed offers practical advice and guidance. The creative techniques and exercises are priceless to both the reader learning how to identify destructive parental behaviors and how to cope with them as well as the reader learning to nurture and protect his or her own developing self."
—Susan Hopper, Ph.D., clinical psychologist in private practice in St. Louis, MO
"Children of narcissistic parents are provided techniques to dig themselves out of impossible relationships with their parents…a thoroughly well thought out, useful manual to help adult children move toward more productive connection to their narcissistic parents, to themselves, and to others."
—Joan Medway, Ph.D., LCSW, psychologist in private practice in Potomac, MD
As the once scapegoated daughter of a narcissistic mother this book helped extremely in understanding my past and helping me to gain freedom from the shackles of a dysfunctional... Read morePublished 1 month ago by BizyLizy
Is your parent always bragging? Do they always seem to be the center of attention in a group? Do they use people in their lives, but fail to show real gratitude or commitment? Read morePublished 1 month ago by PRprincess
Great book and a very useful tool for victims and therapists. Excellent read it brought awareness to what is an easily buried phenomenaPublished 1 month ago by Val Mckie
The narrator's voice is hard to take. They repeat themselves too much. Good info though.Published 1 month ago by Maria Greco