Narcissistic Personality (NPD) Counselling in Stockport

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Joanna Owen
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Stockport SK5
Hi, my name is Joanna, and thanks for visiting my page. There are times in everyone’s life when we need help, not only with physical ailments, but also with our minds. You may be feeling confused, upset, angry or experiencing a loss of direction; therapy can help unpick all of this. You may be experiencing relationship issues and are not sure how to approach them, or just feel ‘stuck’. We can unknowingly carry traumatic experiences around with us, which can impact upon our mind, body and behaviours. I work at your pace, ensuring you will feel heard, comfortable and safe, and offer respect and unconditional acceptance.
Hi, my name is Joanna, and thanks for visiting my page. There are times in everyone’s life when we need help, not only with physical ailments, but also with our minds. You may be feeling confused, upset, angry or experiencing a loss of direction; therapy can help unpick all of this. You may be experiencing relationship issues and are not sure how to approach them, or just feel ‘stuck’. We can unknowingly carry traumatic experiences around with us, which can impact upon our mind, body and behaviours. I work at your pace, ensuring you will feel heard, comfortable and safe, and offer respect and unconditional acceptance.
0161 524 3746 View 0161 524 3746
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Janet Fengeros
Psychotherapist, MUKCP
Verified Verified
Stockport SK1
Waitlist for new clients
You may be experiencing depression, anxiety, or feeling confused that life, and relationships aren't turning out how you expected. We all find ourselves repeating unhelpful or painful patterns of behaviour sometimes, and feel unable to change them. In therapy these patterns are uncovered and you can learn how to change them to be a new, healthier and happier you, to enjoy a fuller life and healthier relationships. If you have not had therapy before give it a try. Everyone can benefit from therapy and improve their quality of life so don't hesitate to take the first step
You may be experiencing depression, anxiety, or feeling confused that life, and relationships aren't turning out how you expected. We all find ourselves repeating unhelpful or painful patterns of behaviour sometimes, and feel unable to change them. In therapy these patterns are uncovered and you can learn how to change them to be a new, healthier and happier you, to enjoy a fuller life and healthier relationships. If you have not had therapy before give it a try. Everyone can benefit from therapy and improve their quality of life so don't hesitate to take the first step
0161 694 6449 View 0161 694 6449
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EvelynCounselling
Counsellor, MA, MBACP
Verified Verified
Stockport SK2
Not accepting new clients
Is life currently getting too much? If you are struggling with depression, anxiety, unresolved grief or trauma, I believe that I will be able to help you. Together we can work to achieve your goals on finding closure to whatever issues you may be currently facing.
Is life currently getting too much? If you are struggling with depression, anxiety, unresolved grief or trauma, I believe that I will be able to help you. Together we can work to achieve your goals on finding closure to whatever issues you may be currently facing.
0161 543 1154 View 0161 543 1154
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Ben Rath
Psychotherapist, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Stockport SK4
I believe deeply in the potentials of compassion, empathy and self-awareness as a means of healing psychological wounds and helping us reach our full potential. People seek counselling for all kinds of different reasons, from stress, anxiety, depression, childhood trauma, relationship problems, and many others. I aim to build an authentic and trusting relationship with the clients I work with and cultivate an environment of unconditional acceptance and non-judgement to work through whatever issues they may need to explore.
I believe deeply in the potentials of compassion, empathy and self-awareness as a means of healing psychological wounds and helping us reach our full potential. People seek counselling for all kinds of different reasons, from stress, anxiety, depression, childhood trauma, relationship problems, and many others. I aim to build an authentic and trusting relationship with the clients I work with and cultivate an environment of unconditional acceptance and non-judgement to work through whatever issues they may need to explore.
0161 694 8364 View 0161 694 8364
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Leanne Elizabeth Connelly
Counsellor, DCounsPsych, MBABCP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Stockport SK4
Hi, My name is Leanne , thank you for clicking on my profile. I offer a friendly, non judgemental, confidential space for you to be heard. For the last few years I worked with leading abuse and bereavement charities supporting people who have experienced trauma, domestic abuse and loss. In addition to this , I have extensive experience utilising therapies to help anxiety, trauma, OCD , eating disorders and I am qualified to work with young people ages 8-18 . I am passionate about supporting clients with honesty, warmth and openess bringing both expertise and empathy to your sessions. Together , we can make a happier you.
Hi, My name is Leanne , thank you for clicking on my profile. I offer a friendly, non judgemental, confidential space for you to be heard. For the last few years I worked with leading abuse and bereavement charities supporting people who have experienced trauma, domestic abuse and loss. In addition to this , I have extensive experience utilising therapies to help anxiety, trauma, OCD , eating disorders and I am qualified to work with young people ages 8-18 . I am passionate about supporting clients with honesty, warmth and openess bringing both expertise and empathy to your sessions. Together , we can make a happier you.
0161 694 6235 View 0161 694 6235
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Be Better Counselling
Counsellor, BACP
Verified Verified
Stockport SK4
As a fully-qualified and experienced counsellor, I take a holistic approach to person centred therapy. I believe firmly in the importance of building up a strong relationship with my clients in order to improve their self-esteem and empower them to make the necessary changes in their lives. Offering a non-judgemental and approachable listening ear, it’s my mission to help those who need it most, especially those who have already had a negative experience of counselling, I practice in a safe, welcoming and comfortable environment.
As a fully-qualified and experienced counsellor, I take a holistic approach to person centred therapy. I believe firmly in the importance of building up a strong relationship with my clients in order to improve their self-esteem and empower them to make the necessary changes in their lives. Offering a non-judgemental and approachable listening ear, it’s my mission to help those who need it most, especially those who have already had a negative experience of counselling, I practice in a safe, welcoming and comfortable environment.
01695 668998 View 01695 668998
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Counselling in Gatley, Cheadle
Counsellor, MBACP Accred
Verified Verified
Stockport SK7
Hi, I'm Sarah. We all have times when we find it hard to cope. Counselling can help you understand why you think, feel and act like you do. It can help you develop positive strategies to get what you want out of life. How we think, feel and behave is part of being human. Problems can arise when we get 'stuck' in negative thought patterns; when our feelings become overwhelming; when our behaviour is self-destructive and doesn't result in us getting what we need; when we worry about the future, dwell on the past and find it hard to live in the present. I believe the most important relationship we have is the relationship with ourself.
Hi, I'm Sarah. We all have times when we find it hard to cope. Counselling can help you understand why you think, feel and act like you do. It can help you develop positive strategies to get what you want out of life. How we think, feel and behave is part of being human. Problems can arise when we get 'stuck' in negative thought patterns; when our feelings become overwhelming; when our behaviour is self-destructive and doesn't result in us getting what we need; when we worry about the future, dwell on the past and find it hard to live in the present. I believe the most important relationship we have is the relationship with ourself.
0161 524 2126 View 0161 524 2126
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Donald Alexander
Psychotherapist, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Stockport SK1
I am committed to supporting people in healing from relational trauma, developmental trauma, childhood trauma and interpersonal trauma of all kinds. Human beings are amazing, remarkable and resilient in our ability to cope with adversity. We often compartmentalise or dissociate what happens to us so we can carry on living. We also turn to all manner of addictions and behaviours that on the surface may seem disordered and destructive yet at the same time they make perfect sense. They protect us, help us to stay in control, help numb the pain, help us to survive, and help communicate our stories.
I am committed to supporting people in healing from relational trauma, developmental trauma, childhood trauma and interpersonal trauma of all kinds. Human beings are amazing, remarkable and resilient in our ability to cope with adversity. We often compartmentalise or dissociate what happens to us so we can carry on living. We also turn to all manner of addictions and behaviours that on the surface may seem disordered and destructive yet at the same time they make perfect sense. They protect us, help us to stay in control, help numb the pain, help us to survive, and help communicate our stories.
07481 340830 View 07481 340830
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Cathryn Bullimore
Psychotherapist, MA, MBACP
Verified Verified
Stockport SK4
I specialise in all types of anxiety, especially Health Anxiety and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) I also have a lot of experience with phobias, social anxiety and low self esteem. I use innovative ways to reduce all forms of anxiety. I understand completely how these disorders can ruin lives and my aim with all clients is to find solutions that allow them to live well again.
I specialise in all types of anxiety, especially Health Anxiety and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) I also have a lot of experience with phobias, social anxiety and low self esteem. I use innovative ways to reduce all forms of anxiety. I understand completely how these disorders can ruin lives and my aim with all clients is to find solutions that allow them to live well again.
0118 230 8214 View 0118 230 8214
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Kate Morrissey
Counsellor, MA, MBACP
Verified Verified
Stockport SK4
I have worked with many different people struggling with many different issues over my 18 years experience as a therapist. I am interested in helping clients realise their potential and overcome any internal and external obstacles to this. I am particularly interested in helping people foster positive relationships in the broadest sense, whether with family members, partners, friends, colleague and most importantly with ourselves. I am also specialised in working on issues of culture, identity and social justice. Whether issues from childhood or in your current life I will endeavour to help you grow in confidence and self-belief.
I have worked with many different people struggling with many different issues over my 18 years experience as a therapist. I am interested in helping clients realise their potential and overcome any internal and external obstacles to this. I am particularly interested in helping people foster positive relationships in the broadest sense, whether with family members, partners, friends, colleague and most importantly with ourselves. I am also specialised in working on issues of culture, identity and social justice. Whether issues from childhood or in your current life I will endeavour to help you grow in confidence and self-belief.
0161 696 1417 View 0161 696 1417
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Jo Barritt
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Stockport SK11  (Online Only)
Hi, I'm Jo, I'm a qualified counsellor and have many years of experience. I currently work for the NHS as well as in private practice.  I understand that sometimes we all need someone to talk to, life can become overwhelming, confusing, or distressing for anyone, for many different reasons.  This is where counselling, and I, can be useful.  Counselling can be just the place to untangle your thoughts and make sense of what is going on for you, and how you might like it to change. I recognise that everyone is different. We are all individuals, and I therefore believe that therapy should also be unique to you, and your experience.
Hi, I'm Jo, I'm a qualified counsellor and have many years of experience. I currently work for the NHS as well as in private practice.  I understand that sometimes we all need someone to talk to, life can become overwhelming, confusing, or distressing for anyone, for many different reasons.  This is where counselling, and I, can be useful.  Counselling can be just the place to untangle your thoughts and make sense of what is going on for you, and how you might like it to change. I recognise that everyone is different. We are all individuals, and I therefore believe that therapy should also be unique to you, and your experience.
07447 986856 View 07447 986856

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Ana Puljic
Psychotherapist, MSc
Verified Verified
Manchester M1
Hi there, my name is Ana and I'm a psychodynamic therapist and supervisor 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. My supervision approach is both psychodynamic and integrative.
Hi there, my name is Ana and I'm a psychodynamic therapist and supervisor 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. My supervision approach is both psychodynamic and integrative.
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Teresa Loftus
Counsellor, BACP
Verified Verified
Manchester M16
I am an experienced, qualified counsellor working with adults and young people in Trafford, South Manchester., My area of provision includes supporting adults with issues ranging from anxiety, stress, grief, depression, narcissistic behaviours and traits, self-worth issues, low self-esteem, isolation, worry, identity loss, and family or relationship issues, including my specialism in men's mental health and well-being.
I am an experienced, qualified counsellor working with adults and young people in Trafford, South Manchester., My area of provision includes supporting adults with issues ranging from anxiety, stress, grief, depression, narcissistic behaviours and traits, self-worth issues, low self-esteem, isolation, worry, identity loss, and family or relationship issues, including my specialism in men's mental health and well-being.
0161 524 7334 View 0161 524 7334
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Zoë Ross
Psychotherapist, MSc, MBACP
Verified Verified
Wilmslow SK9  (Online Only)
Are you a successful professional looking for support to recover from narcissistic abuse, emotional abuse and/or coercive control? Perhaps you are struggling to deal with constantly high levels of anxiety, difficulty managing your emotions and feeling like you're never good enough. You might still be coming to terms with the reality that you have suffered narcissistic abuse and are looking for someone who can help you to understand and break free from your past trauma so you can live the life you want to live.
Are you a successful professional looking for support to recover from narcissistic abuse, emotional abuse and/or coercive control? Perhaps you are struggling to deal with constantly high levels of anxiety, difficulty managing your emotions and feeling like you're never good enough. You might still be coming to terms with the reality that you have suffered narcissistic abuse and are looking for someone who can help you to understand and break free from your past trauma so you can live the life you want to live.
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Jacqueline Groves
Counsellor, MBACP
Verified Verified
Manchester M1  (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.
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Julia Summers Psychotherapist & Supervisor
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
Wilmslow SK9
I specialise in trauma, relationships, Codependency, narcissistic relationships, abuse, anxiety and self esteem issues.
Are you having problems with your relationship, family or friends? Maybe you are feeling dissatisfied, overwhelmed, guilty, upset or angry? Whatever feelings you have, it usually means pain for you in some way. Counselling isn’t just something people do when they are in crisis or at rock bottom, attending before problems snowball or get too overwhelming can help and save more pain in the long run.
I specialise in trauma, relationships, Codependency, narcissistic relationships, abuse, anxiety and self esteem issues.
Are you having problems with your relationship, family or friends? Maybe you are feeling dissatisfied, overwhelmed, guilty, upset or angry? Whatever feelings you have, it usually means pain for you in some way. Counselling isn’t just something people do when they are in crisis or at rock bottom, attending before problems snowball or get too overwhelming can help and save more pain in the long run.
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Dr Tej .
Psychologist, PsychD, HCPC - Clin. Psych.
Verified Verified
Manchester M1
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.
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Tracey Boothby
Counsellor, MA, MNCPS Acc.
Verified Verified
Altrincham WA14
If you’re reading this you must have determined you would like help to resolve difficulties in your life. I have over 10 years experience working with adults and children who have endured severe trauma. This may present as anxiety, depression or CPTSD. I can help make sense of these feelings through psycho education and therapeutic exercises. Narcissistic/ abusive relationships leave a mark behind long after they have ended .I can help you understand why it continues to hurt so much. I can help you untangle the confusion and find some much needed hope to help you reach your own happiness , whatever that means for you .
If you’re reading this you must have determined you would like help to resolve difficulties in your life. I have over 10 years experience working with adults and children who have endured severe trauma. This may present as anxiety, depression or CPTSD. I can help make sense of these feelings through psycho education and therapeutic exercises. Narcissistic/ abusive relationships leave a mark behind long after they have ended .I can help you understand why it continues to hurt so much. I can help you untangle the confusion and find some much needed hope to help you reach your own happiness , whatever that means for you .
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Urszula T Wozniak
Psychotherapist, MBACP
Verified Verified
Manchester M2
Do you get overwhelmed or stuck with your situation, thoughts & feelings? Causing demotivation, unhappiness as well as being emotionally drained due to repeated negative thinking, undesirable feelings, opinions and/or patterns of behaviour affecting your sense of worth or value. I understand with a head full of chaotic thoughts, over thinking or worrying can increase your anxiety, low mood and affect your wellbeing causing obstacles, emotional difficulties & being unable to move on to a better place. Never mind how do you get there, where do you start?
Do you get overwhelmed or stuck with your situation, thoughts & feelings? Causing demotivation, unhappiness as well as being emotionally drained due to repeated negative thinking, undesirable feelings, opinions and/or patterns of behaviour affecting your sense of worth or value. I understand with a head full of chaotic thoughts, over thinking or worrying can increase your anxiety, low mood and affect your wellbeing causing obstacles, emotional difficulties & being unable to move on to a better place. Never mind how do you get there, where do you start?
0161 696 8328 View 0161 696 8328
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Psychology practice and wellbeing center
Psychologist, MSc
Not Verified Not Verified
Manchester M14
Are you in a space where you feel anxious, frustrated or depressed? Do you feel stuck or lost ? Are you letting fear or sadness keep you from moving forward? Do you find yourself feeling unfulfilled, unmotivated, held back in your relationships and pursuits in some way? Why wait to feel better? Take action and let's talk. Together we can find new ways of managing your difficulties, understand yourself better and live a more balanced and fulfilling life. Sometimes we need a little help to improve and advance onto the next step.
Are you in a space where you feel anxious, frustrated or depressed? Do you feel stuck or lost ? Are you letting fear or sadness keep you from moving forward? Do you find yourself feeling unfulfilled, unmotivated, held back in your relationships and pursuits in some way? Why wait to feel better? Take action and let's talk. Together we can find new ways of managing your difficulties, understand yourself better and live a more balanced and fulfilling life. Sometimes we need a little help to improve and advance onto the next step.
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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.