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"Anyone whose life predicament includes dealing with a narcissist will bewell-advised to read Wendy Behary’s book and heed her advice. Disarming theNarcissist offers sound suggestions and keen insights—a breakthrough in oneof psychology's toughest cases."
—Daniel Goleman, author of Emotional Intelligence
"...a valuable contribution to the growing self-help literature on the fascinating subject of narcissism. Behary takes the reader step-by-step through a process of understanding our personal triggers to the wounding inherent in narcissistic relations and then lays out a pathway for personal empowerment and change."
—Sandy Hotchkiss, LCSW, author of Why Is It Always About You?
"This is a timely and important book. Wendy Behary offers a uniquely well-articulated exploration of the complexities of living with a narcissist, conveyed in a clear and elegant writing style. Disarming the Narcissist provides a treasure of insightful observations and strategies to help those working or living with a narcissist. Behary’s wisdom and warm humanity, together with her wide understanding and successful integration of interpersonal neurobiology and schema therapy, provides a fresh perspective that will help the reader make sense of relationships that often seem so confusing and give them tools to do something about it. I recommend this book heartily. "
—Marion F. Solomon, Ph.D., author of Narcissism and Intimacy and Lean on Me
"For the practicing clinician there is perhaps no other group of clients more difficult to work with or that generates more fear and feelings of inadequacy than narcissists. In Disarming the Narcissist , Behary has provided both the theoretical knowledge and practical advice necessary for clinicians to understand, empathize and, thus, help this challenging group of clients and their partners. Her “disarmingly” straightforward, accessible style and impressive clinical experience make this a very valuable book indeed."
—William M. Zangwill, Ph.D., director of EMDR Associates
"Behary is an exceptionally perceptive, compassionate, and creative clinician and an outstanding teacher. I have always found her immersed at the cutting edge of clinical science and practice. It has been both a privilege and an inspiration to watch her vision and clinical contributions evolve. These remarkable qualities are clearly evident in her new book, which I have no doubt will make a major contribution. It will bring anyone who deals with narcissism fully up to date with the latest our field has to offer, articulated in clear, poignant, and practical terms. "
—George Lockwood, Ph.D., director of the Schema Therapy Institute Midwest in Kalamazoo, MI
This book is exasperating. Too much sycophantic kiss-assing to so-and-so authority! I'm listening to this audiobook and trying to fast-forward through all the groveling. Read morePublished 2 days ago by Cosmologist jisungah
Practical steps to address contributing factors leading to emotional disaster when on the receiving end of Narcissistic Personality Disorder are helpful and informative in this... Read morePublished 6 days ago by Dene Ballantine
Must read if u have a member of the family who is way too much into herself. U can actually disarm her by praising her more than she expected. Read morePublished 9 days ago by Patrick L. Bens
More of a self help guide than a treatment manual for clinicians, but has some good insights and examples.Published 14 days ago by Danielle Barry
I was dealing with a narcissist and didn't know it. This book defined behavior that I thought was "normal but troubling" and clarified what I kept making "my fault"- now I know it... Read morePublished 18 days ago by Bonnie Gallup
What a powerful moment when you're in the middle of this book and you have that "ah hah" moment of realization of what those who are/were closest to you really are.Published 22 days ago by Megan Goldman