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Talking Brains Episode 4: Memory, Trauma, & State-Dependent Learning with Rick Moskovitz MD

By |2018-10-11T11:12:22+00:00October 11th, 2018|Categories: Gaslighting, Psychology, PTSD, Talking Brains|Tags: , , , |

Talking Brains Podcast: a conversation with with Rick Moskovitz MD. How does trauma affect memory creation and retrieval? How does blackout drinking impact memory recall? Rick Moskovitz MD is a Harvard-educated psychiatrist and vintage being, who had the privilege for 37 years of sharing in his patients’ stories while leading his own imperfect life. He is [...]

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Talking Brains Episode 3: Are You in a Relationship with a Gaslighter

By |2018-10-03T18:21:44+00:00October 3rd, 2018|Categories: Gaslighting, Talking Brains|

Talking Brains Podcast: How do you know if you are in a relationship with a gaslighter? Gaslighting is a series of manipulative behaviors designed to make you question your reality. But what is gaslighting, and how do you know if you are in a relationship with a gaslighter? Stephanie Moulton Sarkis PhD, author of "Gaslighting: Recognize [...]

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Coping with a Gaslighter at Work

By |2018-09-29T15:07:18+00:00September 29th, 2018|Categories: Gaslighting, Psychology Today, Work|Tags: , , |

Gaslighters are masters of manipulation. They make you question your reality. If you have one at your workplace, they would rather burn the company to the ground than have attention taken away from them. They pit people against each other, get people fired—and the gaslighter loves every minute of it. If you have been continually sabotaged [...]

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Talking Brains Episode 1: How to tell a real therapist from a fake with Rebecca Amster, Esq., M.S.

By |2018-11-29T12:38:00+00:00September 19th, 2018|Categories: Gaslighting, Talking Brains|Tags: , , , , |

Talking Brains Podcast: a conversation with Rebecca Amster, Esq., M.S. What tipped us off that the “therapist” on social media wasn’t a therapist at all? I’m joined by Miami attorney & Registered Marriage and Family Intern Rebecca Amster, Esq. MS to chat about how to tell a real therapist from a fake one or a not [...]

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Beware of Narcissists Around Your Pet

By |2018-09-29T13:25:11+00:00June 30th, 2017|Categories: Animals, Gaslighting, Narcissism|Tags: , , |

Beware of Narcissists Around Your Pet Narcissists can be harmful to your pet.  Watch for the following signs, in order to protect you and your pet. 1. Narcissists will use the pet as a manipulation tactic. If you talk about leaving, they will tell you that you will never see your pet again.  Or if you [...]

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Why Gaslighters Accuse You of Gaslighting

By |2018-09-28T20:04:19+00:00February 14th, 2017|Categories: Conflict, Current Events, Gaslighting, Narcissism, Personality, Relationships|Tags: , , , , , , |

Gaslighters, people who try to control others through manipulation, will often accuse you of behaviors that they are engaged in themselves. This is a classic manipulation tactic. Read more to learn why this tactic works so well. In the article Gaslighting: Know It and Identify It to Protect Yourself, I described gaslighting as a series of manipulation tactics used to discredit you, keep you off-balance, [...]

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Are Gaslighters Aware of What They Do?

By |2017-02-14T10:19:08+00:00February 6th, 2017|Categories: Conflict, Current Events, Dating, Gaslighting, Marriage, Narcissism, Personality, Politics, Relationships, Work|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

After the posting on my article Gaslighting: Know It to Identify It and Protect Yourself, I’ve received emails asking whether people who are gaslighting know that they are doing it.  As I mentioned in the article, gaslighting is a pattern of manipulation tactics used by abusers, narcissists, dictators, and cult leaders in order to gain control over a [...]

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Gaslighting: Know It, Identify It, and Protect Yourself

By |2017-05-25T12:56:05+00:00January 22nd, 2017|Categories: Conflict, Current Events, Dating, Gaslighting, Marriage, Narcissism, Politics, Relationships, Work|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Gaslighting is a tactic in which a person or entity, in order to gain more power, makes a victim question their reality. It works much better than you may think. Anyone is susceptible to gaslighting, and it is a common technique of abusers, dictators, narcissists, and cult leaders. It is done slowly, so the victim doesn't [...]

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7 Ways to Cope With Narcissists at Work

By |2018-09-29T13:26:12+00:00January 22nd, 2017|Categories: Gaslighting, Narcissism, Work|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

You know the narcissist at your workplace. He or she is the one that: Takes credit for your hard work Gives you backhanded compliments Ridicules you in front of your coworkers Blames everything on you Knows your weak spot and exploits it Actively tries to get you demoted or fired Lies to get ahead Seems to compete with everyone to [...]

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