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“Rebuilding After a Gaslighting/Narcissist Relationship” on Psychology Today

By |2019-07-16T18:37:09-04:00July 16th, 2019|Categories: Gaslighting, Psychology Today, Relationships|Tags: , , |

Life in the aftermath of a gaslighting or narcissistic relationship can be a struggle. You may have left the relationship with wounds to your heart and your self-esteem. If the gaslighter/narcissist left you for someone else, you may be feeling rage and betrayal. You may also be pretty mean to yourself, blaming yourself for things that [...]

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“Gaslighters Tell You Other People Think You’re Crazy Too” on Psychology Today

By |2019-07-03T15:24:15-04:00July 3rd, 2019|Categories: Gaslighting, Psychology Today, Relationships|Tags: , , |

A common tactic of gaslighters/narcissists is to falsely claim that they have others that verify their criticisms of you. Several clients have reported to me that their gaslighting/narcissistic partners would make comments like the following: "Everyone knows you're crazy." "My entire family thinks you're crazy." "Everyone is disappointed in you." "Your family knows what you're like. [...]

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Talking Brains Podcast Episode 14- When is a Relationship Bad Enough?: Leaving the Gaslighter

By |2019-06-03T16:26:15-04:00June 3rd, 2019|Categories: Dating, Gaslighting, Psychology Today, Relationships, Talking Brains|Tags: , , , |

Talking Brains Podcast: a conversation about when a relationship is "bad enough" to leave and leaving the gaslighter I've had several people contact me and ask me, "What if my partner meets only a few characteristics of a gaslighter? Should I leave?" In this podcast, I detail 11 warning signs of a gaslighter, plus information to [...]

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Impostor Syndrome: What to Do When You Never Feel “Good Enough”

By |2019-01-23T15:19:16-04:00December 5th, 2018|Categories: Anxiety, Psychology, Psychology Today, Work|Tags: , , , , , |

Impostor syndrome can rob us of the enjoyment of our accomplishments. You may have felt that you just weren't very good at something. That's normal. It's completely acceptable to feel that you aren't the best at something - logically, you can't be the best at everything. However, it's an issue is when those feelings of inadequacy [...]

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World Mental Health Day & Self Care

By |2018-10-10T20:16:44-04:00October 10th, 2018|Categories: Mental Health, Psychology, Psychology Today|Tags: , , , |

On World Mental Health Day, let's talk about ways you can keep your wellbeing in check. One of the most effective ways is by practicing good self-care. What exactly is self-care? Here are 7 ways to improve (or start) your self-care skills. 1. Self-care is about looking out for Number One. The idea behind self-care is [...]

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So You Want to Break Up with Your Therapist

By |2018-10-01T13:37:17-04:00October 1st, 2018|Categories: Psychology Today|Tags: , |

When you no longer find therapy useful, or feel that your therapist isn't a good fit for you, what do you do? Most people don't make another appointment or they no-show. Sometimes this can make you feel uneasy, like you ghosted your therapist. You've told your therapist about your personal stuff, and then you've just kind [...]

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Preventing Social Media Burnout

By |2018-09-30T23:49:00-04:00September 30th, 2018|Categories: Anxiety, Psychology Today, Social Media|Tags: , , |

I have had more clients come in and say that being on social media has burned them out about the current political climate. They feel they can't make a difference. This feeling of not being able to create change can lead to increased anxiety, depression, and vicarious traumatization. It may be time for you to step [...]

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Coping with a Gaslighter at Work

By |2018-09-29T15:07:18-04:00September 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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