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Identifying and dealing with narcissists, sociopaths and other high-conflict personalities.
Bill Eddy LCSW, JD
We need stronger skills for managing the personalities around us, especially spotting and dealing with high-conflict personalities in families, the workplace and cultural leaders.
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It's time to talk about high-conflict personalities. Here's why.
Bill Eddy, LCSW, JD, is a lawyer, therapist, mediator, president of the High Conflict Institute based in San Diego, and the author of several books including 5 Types of People Who Can Ruin Your Life (2018).