Narcissistic Personality (NPD) Counselling in London

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Valdete Kapedani
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified
London NW3  (Online Only)
I work with individuals and couples who present with: Narcissistic Personality, Borderline Personality, Trauma, PTSD, Anxiety, Depression, Infidelity, Loss, Addiction, Anger, Sexual & Domestic Abuse, Identity Issues, Attachment Patterns & OCD. I am MBACP registered and fully qualified Psychotherapist in Psychodynamic & CBT Therapy. Therapy enables us to have a deeper understanding of our unconscious motivations. It also enables us to reflect on our emotions before and after we react and become more aware of our repetitive behaviour and relationship patterns. I offer 30 minutes free consultations.
I work with individuals and couples who present with: Narcissistic Personality, Borderline Personality, Trauma, PTSD, Anxiety, Depression, Infidelity, Loss, Addiction, Anger, Sexual & Domestic Abuse, Identity Issues, Attachment Patterns & OCD. I am MBACP registered and fully qualified Psychotherapist in Psychodynamic & CBT Therapy. Therapy enables us to have a deeper understanding of our unconscious motivations. It also enables us to reflect on our emotions before and after we react and become more aware of our repetitive behaviour and relationship patterns. I offer 30 minutes free consultations.
020 3856 4178 View 020 3856 4178
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Zoe Malda
Psychotherapist, MA, MBACP
Verified
London EC4N
Hello there. I'm Zoe, a dedicated therapist specialising in BPD/EUPD, ADHD, trauma and narcissistic abuse. With profound empathy and extensive experience, I provide a safe and compassionate space for individuals seeking healing and recovery. My aim is to provide high quality therapy to all of my clients, with a deep appreciation for the uniqueness of each individual's experiences. For some, a therapist is a companion through the challenges of daily life, while others might be looking to face the challenges of the past. If you're in search of unwavering guidance and support, free from judgment, I encourage you to reach out.
Hello there. I'm Zoe, a dedicated therapist specialising in BPD/EUPD, ADHD, trauma and narcissistic abuse. With profound empathy and extensive experience, I provide a safe and compassionate space for individuals seeking healing and recovery. My aim is to provide high quality therapy to all of my clients, with a deep appreciation for the uniqueness of each individual's experiences. For some, a therapist is a companion through the challenges of daily life, while others might be looking to face the challenges of the past. If you're in search of unwavering guidance and support, free from judgment, I encourage you to reach out.
020 3984 9668 View 020 3984 9668
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Monika Zsuzsanna Bakonyi
Counsellor, MA, MBACP
Verified
London SW6
I have experience working with depression, stress, anxiety, relationship problems, attachment, trauma, narcissistic abuse, emotional abuse, existential issues, grief, sexuality, transition.
I am a BACP Accredited Humanistic Counsellor (BSc (Hons), Metanoia Institute, London) working with teenagers and adults. I am a relational therapist and I believe that it is the trusting relationship between myself and my clients that is the vehicle of therapeutic change. I work in both long and short term contracts.
I have experience working with depression, stress, anxiety, relationship problems, attachment, trauma, narcissistic abuse, emotional abuse, existential issues, grief, sexuality, transition.
I am a BACP Accredited Humanistic Counsellor (BSc (Hons), Metanoia Institute, London) working with teenagers and adults. I am a relational therapist and I believe that it is the trusting relationship between myself and my clients that is the vehicle of therapeutic change. I work in both long and short term contracts.
01748 902212 View 01748 902212
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Rivka Mennesson
Psychotherapist, MA, MBACP
Verified
London NW8
I specialise in women’s postnatal health, depression, bereavement and victims of narcissistic abuse.
I'm an experienced Individual and Couple Therapist in both private and public sectors. I’m a Supervisor and occasional Lecturer. I have an MA at the Tavistock and a PGdip at the WPF, Couple Therapy ( I have been working for a marriage Charity for 10 years) and Supervision Certificates. I'm in my 40s and practice in English, Italian and French. I worked in a Mental Health Unit, 20 years ago. I help running a support group for women with PND and I have experience giving workshops on different psychoanalytic subjects.I also work with victims of Narcissistic abuse, Bereavement, Anxiety and Depression and fear of Abandonment
I specialise in women’s postnatal health, depression, bereavement and victims of narcissistic abuse.
I'm an experienced Individual and Couple Therapist in both private and public sectors. I’m a Supervisor and occasional Lecturer. I have an MA at the Tavistock and a PGdip at the WPF, Couple Therapy ( I have been working for a marriage Charity for 10 years) and Supervision Certificates. I'm in my 40s and practice in English, Italian and French. I worked in a Mental Health Unit, 20 years ago. I help running a support group for women with PND and I have experience giving workshops on different psychoanalytic subjects.I also work with victims of Narcissistic abuse, Bereavement, Anxiety and Depression and fear of Abandonment
020 3962 0581 View 020 3962 0581
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Monika Bassani Counselling (MNCPS)
Counsellor, PsychD, MNCPS Acc.
Verified
London SE27  (Online Only)
I am Affiliated with The Echo Society an organisation that support individuals and couples who suffered narcissistic abuse.
As a licensed counsellor, I provide a supportive and empathetic environment where clients can feel comfortable exploring their challenges and finding solutions, I am dedicated to helping my clients achieve their goals. If you are looking for relationship counselling there is scope for you to attend individual sessions, it is a good opportunity to discuss your needs that can be incorporated in your couple's work.
I am Affiliated with The Echo Society an organisation that support individuals and couples who suffered narcissistic abuse.
As a licensed counsellor, I provide a supportive and empathetic environment where clients can feel comfortable exploring their challenges and finding solutions, I am dedicated to helping my clients achieve their goals. If you are looking for relationship counselling there is scope for you to attend individual sessions, it is a good opportunity to discuss your needs that can be incorporated in your couple's work.
020 4538 7975 View 020 4538 7975
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Lynn Hyde
Counsellor, MSc, MBACP
Verified
London WC1N
I have expertise in the field of sexuality, relationship issues, trust and affairs, Narcissistic Personality Disorder(NPD), Codependency, addiction, attachment styles, self esteem issues.
I have been counselling individuals and couples for over 15 years in Bristol, London and online. My passion lies in working with people to improve the quality of their life experience, helping people to relate better, gain confidence to have a more prosperous life, look at blocks in their lives which may be a result of unresolved childhood issues, resolving conflict in relationships, and recovery from traumatic relationships.
I have expertise in the field of sexuality, relationship issues, trust and affairs, Narcissistic Personality Disorder(NPD), Codependency, addiction, attachment styles, self esteem issues.
I have been counselling individuals and couples for over 15 years in Bristol, London and online. My passion lies in working with people to improve the quality of their life experience, helping people to relate better, gain confidence to have a more prosperous life, look at blocks in their lives which may be a result of unresolved childhood issues, resolving conflict in relationships, and recovery from traumatic relationships.
020 4538 3299 View 020 4538 3299
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Zehavit Milo
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
1 Endorsed
London NW11  (Online Only)
I am an integrative therapist working with clients of various ages and cultural backgrounds, who have felt depressed and lonely, experienced different levels of anxiety, had relationship issues, suffered from trauma and loss, and searched for meaning and identity. I have a unique understanding of ADHD, as I have supported young adults and adults with ADHD with issues related to conflict resolution, motivation, impulsivity and self-esteem. I also have experience with helping those recovering from toxic and or narcissistic abuse in parental/romantic relationships.
I am an integrative therapist working with clients of various ages and cultural backgrounds, who have felt depressed and lonely, experienced different levels of anxiety, had relationship issues, suffered from trauma and loss, and searched for meaning and identity. I have a unique understanding of ADHD, as I have supported young adults and adults with ADHD with issues related to conflict resolution, motivation, impulsivity and self-esteem. I also have experience with helping those recovering from toxic and or narcissistic abuse in parental/romantic relationships.
020 8175 1589 View 020 8175 1589
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Nicola Wilkins
Counsellor, BACP
Verified
1 Endorsed
London N11
I have expertise working with survivors of Narcissistic Abuse, whether that is in romantic, family or workplace relationships.
Hello my name is Nicola, thank you for taking the time to read my profile. In our busy lives it is often difficult to allocate time solely for ourselves, to gift to ourselves the opportunity to explore what may be hurting or limiting us. In essence what may be stopping us from living full and enjoyable lives. Choosing to enter therapy, to allow yourself the time to be listened to and heard without judgement is to choose a powerful and rewarding gift. Working together in a way that is comfortable for you, I offer a safe, compassionate and non judgmental space, that allows you to give yourself the permission to explore your feelings.
I have expertise working with survivors of Narcissistic Abuse, whether that is in romantic, family or workplace relationships.
Hello my name is Nicola, thank you for taking the time to read my profile. In our busy lives it is often difficult to allocate time solely for ourselves, to gift to ourselves the opportunity to explore what may be hurting or limiting us. In essence what may be stopping us from living full and enjoyable lives. Choosing to enter therapy, to allow yourself the time to be listened to and heard without judgement is to choose a powerful and rewarding gift. Working together in a way that is comfortable for you, I offer a safe, compassionate and non judgmental space, that allows you to give yourself the permission to explore your feelings.
07492 885469 View 07492 885469
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Ana Vidal
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP Accred
Verified
London E14
Do you feel overwhelmed or anxious? Perhaps you feel stuck in patterns of behaviour as if nothing was ever going to change? Do you struggle with narcissistic relationships and experiences? Perhaps you feel depressed and it is hard to cope with certain feelings or social anxiety. Does it feel that family problems and work are overwhelmingly hard to handle? Do you feel burdened by the past and unable to move on? Are you worried about divorce or your marriage? This is when a therapist like me can help.
Do you feel overwhelmed or anxious? Perhaps you feel stuck in patterns of behaviour as if nothing was ever going to change? Do you struggle with narcissistic relationships and experiences? Perhaps you feel depressed and it is hard to cope with certain feelings or social anxiety. Does it feel that family problems and work are overwhelmingly hard to handle? Do you feel burdened by the past and unable to move on? Are you worried about divorce or your marriage? This is when a therapist like me can help.
020 3962 1519 View 020 3962 1519
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Ana Puljic
Counsellor, MSc, MBACP
Verified
London N15
Hi there, my name is Ana and I'm a psychodynamic therapist with a special interest and experience in working with those affected by existential issues and a Masters thesis in working with adult children of parents with narcissistic traits. In my client work, I draw on my background in psychology, philosophy and systemic therapy, as well as psychodynamic therapy and attachment theory which looks at the unconscious relational processes between us and finds links between what you're experiencing in the present and your early childhood and family experiences.
Hi there, my name is Ana and I'm a psychodynamic therapist with a special interest and experience in working with those affected by existential issues and a Masters thesis in working with adult children of parents with narcissistic traits. In my client work, I draw on my background in psychology, philosophy and systemic therapy, as well as psychodynamic therapy and attachment theory which looks at the unconscious relational processes between us and finds links between what you're experiencing in the present and your early childhood and family experiences.
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Dr Ingela Thuné-Boyle
Psychologist, PhD, HCPC - Health Psych.
Verified
London NW1  (Online Only)
I offer Online Therapy for adults who are struggling with chronic illness and/or chronic pain, whose quality of life is poor but who want to live a meaningful life despite their illness. Perhaps you have an illness diagnosis or perhaps you have profound symptoms that have been hard to pinpoint but have nevertheless been detrimental to your quality of life. I'm also interested in the effect of past trauma (e.g. ongoing childhood abuse and narcissistic abuse) on adult health related quality of life and I provide therapy and psycho-education in that area.
I offer Online Therapy for adults who are struggling with chronic illness and/or chronic pain, whose quality of life is poor but who want to live a meaningful life despite their illness. Perhaps you have an illness diagnosis or perhaps you have profound symptoms that have been hard to pinpoint but have nevertheless been detrimental to your quality of life. I'm also interested in the effect of past trauma (e.g. ongoing childhood abuse and narcissistic abuse) on adult health related quality of life and I provide therapy and psycho-education in that area.
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Dr Tej .
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified
London WC1B
Dr Tej is Consultant Clinical Psychologist with 25 years clinical experience across Infant, Child and Adult mental health services. In her clinical practice with adults, her expertise is in helping identify and work through intergenerational cycles of trauma – or trauma with a small ‘t’, such as complex developmental trauma/family trauma/narcissistic abuse, scapegoating, chronic shame, feeling stuck not knowing how to break relational patterns. Clients she has worked with report these difficulties in the context of bullying at work, couple /marital/relationship difficulties and attachment/parenting and birth trauma/difficulties.
Dr Tej is Consultant Clinical Psychologist with 25 years clinical experience across Infant, Child and Adult mental health services. In her clinical practice with adults, her expertise is in helping identify and work through intergenerational cycles of trauma – or trauma with a small ‘t’, such as complex developmental trauma/family trauma/narcissistic abuse, scapegoating, chronic shame, feeling stuck not knowing how to break relational patterns. Clients she has worked with report these difficulties in the context of bullying at work, couple /marital/relationship difficulties and attachment/parenting and birth trauma/difficulties.
020 3870 3028 View 020 3870 3028
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Dr Agnieszka Lyons
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified
London SE1
Hello, I’m Agnieszka, an integrative counsellor with extensive experience working with trauma, personality disorders (BPD/EUPD, NPD), narcissistic and sexual abuse as well as a range of relational difficulties, including in family and romantic relationships. My experience includes working with loss, depression, anxiety, phobias, eating disorders, addictions, anger, PTSD, self-harm and suicidal ideation. I see each person as a unique individual, with a unique background and lived experience and in our sessions I will offer you my full attention and welcome all aspects of you into the room.
Hello, I’m Agnieszka, an integrative counsellor with extensive experience working with trauma, personality disorders (BPD/EUPD, NPD), narcissistic and sexual abuse as well as a range of relational difficulties, including in family and romantic relationships. My experience includes working with loss, depression, anxiety, phobias, eating disorders, addictions, anger, PTSD, self-harm and suicidal ideation. I see each person as a unique individual, with a unique background and lived experience and in our sessions I will offer you my full attention and welcome all aspects of you into the room.
020 3816 3588 View 020 3816 3588
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Philippa Devas
Psychotherapist, MUKCP
Verified
1 Endorsed
London SW3
I can help with a number of issues, including anxiety, depression, stress, bereavement, loss, relationship issues, self-esteem, trauma recovery, suicidal ideation, narcissistic personality disorder, eating disorders and addiction.
Beginning therapy and finding a therapist can be a daunting process, although just taking the first step of reaching out to one is the most courageous step. I offer a confidential safe space - either in person on online - to talk about your concerns or anything which is currently troubling you at the same time and day each week. The regularity of sessions and the relationship between client and therapist which develops is part of the journey of healing that therapy can provide. I am a fully qualified and accredited psychotherapist with experience of working with people to help them heal and feel better about themselves.
I can help with a number of issues, including anxiety, depression, stress, bereavement, loss, relationship issues, self-esteem, trauma recovery, suicidal ideation, narcissistic personality disorder, eating disorders and addiction.
Beginning therapy and finding a therapist can be a daunting process, although just taking the first step of reaching out to one is the most courageous step. I offer a confidential safe space - either in person on online - to talk about your concerns or anything which is currently troubling you at the same time and day each week. The regularity of sessions and the relationship between client and therapist which develops is part of the journey of healing that therapy can provide. I am a fully qualified and accredited psychotherapist with experience of working with people to help them heal and feel better about themselves.
020 8138 8415 View 020 8138 8415
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Michele Lamonaca
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP
Verified
London SE18
Welcome, my name is Michele. I'm a registered counsellor and psychotherapist - I help individuals and couples with their emotional health. I have private sector experience as a counsellor and psychotherapist. My focus involves abuse, depression and narcissistic personality disorder, and the specific problems encountered by men, transgender people and women. An initial assessment meeting allows you to see if you feel comfortable with me, discuss what concerns you, ask questions, clarify confidentiality, and determine if therapy could assist you.
Welcome, my name is Michele. I'm a registered counsellor and psychotherapist - I help individuals and couples with their emotional health. I have private sector experience as a counsellor and psychotherapist. My focus involves abuse, depression and narcissistic personality disorder, and the specific problems encountered by men, transgender people and women. An initial assessment meeting allows you to see if you feel comfortable with me, discuss what concerns you, ask questions, clarify confidentiality, and determine if therapy could assist you.
07723 423681 View 07723 423681
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Maria Sergeeva
Psychotherapist, MSc
Verified
London SE1
Here is a non-exhaustive list of areas I cover: anxiety, depression, narcissistic trauma, CPTSD, PTSD, panic attack, insomnia, procrastination, rejection sensitivity dysphoria, eating disorders, addictions, impulse control disorders, meltdowns, time-management, relationship breakdowns and conflicts, anger management, opening up a relationship,.
I am an integrative neurodivergence and LGBTQ+ trained psychotherapist (ACT, CBT, CFT, IFS, DBT skills training) meaning that I combine several approaches depending on a client, their needs and goals. I’m also a clinical psychologist and sex therapist. My main specialities include: eating disorders, ADHD and ASD in adults, DBT skills training for ADHD and ASD, impulse control disorders and trauma-informed care. My interests in sex and relationship therapy include kink-affirming practice, gender identity and sexuality questioning, trauma-informed care, sexuality, intimacy and relationships in neurodivergent individuals.
Here is a non-exhaustive list of areas I cover: anxiety, depression, narcissistic trauma, CPTSD, PTSD, panic attack, insomnia, procrastination, rejection sensitivity dysphoria, eating disorders, addictions, impulse control disorders, meltdowns, time-management, relationship breakdowns and conflicts, anger management, opening up a relationship,.
I am an integrative neurodivergence and LGBTQ+ trained psychotherapist (ACT, CBT, CFT, IFS, DBT skills training) meaning that I combine several approaches depending on a client, their needs and goals. I’m also a clinical psychologist and sex therapist. My main specialities include: eating disorders, ADHD and ASD in adults, DBT skills training for ADHD and ASD, impulse control disorders and trauma-informed care. My interests in sex and relationship therapy include kink-affirming practice, gender identity and sexuality questioning, trauma-informed care, sexuality, intimacy and relationships in neurodivergent individuals.
020 4538 8900 View 020 4538 8900
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Pauline Brown
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified
1 Endorsed
London SE12  (Online Only)
I am an Integrative Counsellor which means I work with the past, childhood trauma, parents with personality disorders ie narcissistic and borderline personality and the affects this might have had on their children now in adult life and feeling unsafe in the world.
I am a BACP (Accred) Integrative Therapeutic Counsellor. I work particularly with attachment with our initial caregivers and how these relationships may cause us to experience difficulties in adult life. I offer affordable short and long-term counselling in a safe, confidential, non-judgemental environment where you can talk and feel heard. I specialise in generalised anxiety, panic attacks, depression, bereavement, alcohol addiction issues, trauma, low self esteem, anger management, issues of loneliness and isolation, ongoing family difficulties. I currently support clients via ZOOM and would love to hear from you.
I am an Integrative Counsellor which means I work with the past, childhood trauma, parents with personality disorders ie narcissistic and borderline personality and the affects this might have had on their children now in adult life and feeling unsafe in the world.
I am a BACP (Accred) Integrative Therapeutic Counsellor. I work particularly with attachment with our initial caregivers and how these relationships may cause us to experience difficulties in adult life. I offer affordable short and long-term counselling in a safe, confidential, non-judgemental environment where you can talk and feel heard. I specialise in generalised anxiety, panic attacks, depression, bereavement, alcohol addiction issues, trauma, low self esteem, anger management, issues of loneliness and isolation, ongoing family difficulties. I currently support clients via ZOOM and would love to hear from you.
01689 664643 View 01689 664643
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Mark Pharoah
Counsellor, DCounsPsych, MBACP
Verified
London SE9
There are many reasons why you might be seeking counselling. You might be suffering from anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, feeling isolated, excluded, lonely, overwhelmed, confused or numb. You might be overcome by feelings of loss or bereavement, have social anxiety or are dealing with any number of issues at work, socially or with family. Maybe you have suffered abuse or narcissistic trauma in the past. At times it can be very difficult to see through the fog of thoughts and feelings. I also see clients with the particular challenges associated with neurodivergence which include those with dyslexia, autism and ADHD.
There are many reasons why you might be seeking counselling. You might be suffering from anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, feeling isolated, excluded, lonely, overwhelmed, confused or numb. You might be overcome by feelings of loss or bereavement, have social anxiety or are dealing with any number of issues at work, socially or with family. Maybe you have suffered abuse or narcissistic trauma in the past. At times it can be very difficult to see through the fog of thoughts and feelings. I also see clients with the particular challenges associated with neurodivergence which include those with dyslexia, autism and ADHD.
020 3004 1059 View 020 3004 1059
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Sonja Fletcher
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
London SW1V  (Online Only)
I also specialise in working with people who have experienced domestic abuse, narcissistic abuse.
Hi, I am Sonja, welcome to my page. Life can sometime feel complicated and challenging, and you may feel vulnerable, lonely, or even hopeless. I am here for you to offer you a space where you can tell your story without interruptions and judgments. Talking therapy can help you find some clarity and to make sense with the confusion that you may experience . When life seemed to be too hard to cope with and everything feels like a big struggle I can help you ease the feelings of pain and support you through your healing journey.
I also specialise in working with people who have experienced domestic abuse, narcissistic abuse.
Hi, I am Sonja, welcome to my page. Life can sometime feel complicated and challenging, and you may feel vulnerable, lonely, or even hopeless. I am here for you to offer you a space where you can tell your story without interruptions and judgments. Talking therapy can help you find some clarity and to make sense with the confusion that you may experience . When life seemed to be too hard to cope with and everything feels like a big struggle I can help you ease the feelings of pain and support you through your healing journey.
020 8629 5294 View 020 8629 5294
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Jacqueline Groves
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified
London E1  (Online Only)
Whether you've suffered Emotional Abuse, Narcissistic Abuse, workplace bullying or trying to recover from a loved one's addiction.  I can help you make sense of the crazy-making behaviour you've come to accept as normal and how to move on and reclaim your life.
Whether you've suffered Emotional Abuse, Narcissistic Abuse, workplace bullying or trying to recover from a loved one's addiction.  I can help you make sense of the crazy-making behaviour you've come to accept as normal and how to move on and reclaim your life.
0141 673 1690 View 0141 673 1690

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Narcissistic Personality (NPD) Counsellors

What type of therapy is best for narcissistic personality disorder?

Narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) is best treated with talk therapy, which could involve cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, schema therapy, gestalt therapy, or similar approaches. A therapist will help a patient uncover the feelings that may drive their behavior and discover how to engage with themselves and those around them with greater empathy and understanding, fewer demands, and less defensiveness, with the goal of developing a more authentic sense of self that enables healthier relationships.

How do therapists treat NPD?

By developing a strong therapeutic relationship, and continually focusing patients on relationships, community, and connection, a therapist, through talk therapy, may be able to help someone with NPD change. In sessions, a therapist will help an individual achieve relief from their current stressors, including the treatment of co-occurring conditions such as anxiety or depression. A therapist may also help an individual to recognize unhealthy coping mechanisms, learn new ways of interacting with others, and eventually become able to feel and display empathy.

Can a narcissist be cured with therapy?

Therapy can be effective. After a serious setback or great loss, someone with NPD may be forced to recognize that they are not immune to life’s challenges. That can spur feelings of melancholy and depression that lead them to seek professional help. Once an individual decides to seek help, they have already taken a step that the majority of those with NPD never will. Still, people with NPD often quit therapy as they naturally resist feeling vulnerable, being challenged, or admitting to flaws.

How can you get narcissistic personality disorder treatment for someone?

It is notoriously difficult to convince someone with NPD to seek help. With their feelings of superiority, they may be unlikely to recognize or acknowledge that they have a problem, or that their problem is narcissism. Sometimes, they are aware that they are arrogant and that others resent them but they don’t see it as a problem because they are convinced of their superiority. People with NPD have trouble maintaining relationships, but family members and others who do feel close to them, and whose presence they value, may be able to encourage them to seek therapy.