The Narcissist Unmasked

COMING SOON- It is not hard to understand how narcissist and those with traits of narcissistic personality disorder make their way into our lives. Often times they are the most interesting person in the crowd, exhibiting passion and confidence. We marry them, we accept jobs from them, we even admire them at first... but eventually we start to notice the true side of the narcissist. This seminar explored: (a) ways to understand the narcissist, (b) the impact of narcissists on our lives and (c) strategies for dealing with narcissist in therapy and life.

 

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Psychologists, MFTs, LCSWs, LEPs, LPCCs

bennett2Matthew Bennett Psy.D.
Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Psychotherapist, Professor at Pacifica Graduate Institute.


WHEN: 
DATE: TO BE ANNOUNCED
TIME: TBD
# of CE CREDITS: 3

WHERE:
Montecito Library
1469 East Valley Road
Montecito, CA 93108

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 ADDITIONAL COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This seminar explored theoretical, diagnostic, and treatment issues surrounding narcissistic personality organization and narcissistic personality disorder (NPD). The discussion examined the essential features of narcissism at several levels: archetypal, object relations, self psychology, and behavioral considerations. We compared and contrasted psychodynamic methodologies of assessing narcissistic character pathology with the DSM nosological approach, and reviewed practical considerations for approaching narcissistic personalities in psychotherapeutic and general interpersonal contexts.