Narcissistic Personality (NPD) Therapists in Miami Beach, FL

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Norman Goldwasser
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Miami Beach, FL 33140
My experience of well over 30 years of clinical practice has encompassed a wide range of issues and clients, including Narcissistic Personality; goal-oriented marital therapy; multi-modal treatment of OCD and other anxiety-related disorders; substance abuse and behavior addictions, including sex, gambling, spending, and internet addictions; Adult and adolescent ADD; divorce mediation and co-parenting; and trauma, and trauma-related phobias. With 25 years of intensive training and experience as an EMDR clinician and consultant, I use EMDR extensively, and use it to achieve timely and effective achievement of clients' goals.
My experience of well over 30 years of clinical practice has encompassed a wide range of issues and clients, including Narcissistic Personality; goal-oriented marital therapy; multi-modal treatment of OCD and other anxiety-related disorders; substance abuse and behavior addictions, including sex, gambling, spending, and internet addictions; Adult and adolescent ADD; divorce mediation and co-parenting; and trauma, and trauma-related phobias. With 25 years of intensive training and experience as an EMDR clinician and consultant, I use EMDR extensively, and use it to achieve timely and effective achievement of clients' goals.
(561) 288-8095 View (561) 288-8095
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Dr. Susan Spicer
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Miami Beach, FL 33139
I am licensed to provide telehealth in 37 states. If you have experienced trauma or narcissistic abuse, daily living can feel like a tremendous struggle. I am the author and creator of the Narcissistic Abuse Survival Tool Kit and many FREE resources which you may download at dr-spicer.com. I specialize in EMDR and treatment for trauma related disorders. As an Expert Clinical Psychologist, Certified Brain Health Coach, Executive Life Coach, and Neuropsychological Expert, I have decades of experience. As a client of mine, you will have access to my entire collection of brainwave audios, eBooks, guided meditations, and online courses.
I am licensed to provide telehealth in 37 states. If you have experienced trauma or narcissistic abuse, daily living can feel like a tremendous struggle. I am the author and creator of the Narcissistic Abuse Survival Tool Kit and many FREE resources which you may download at dr-spicer.com. I specialize in EMDR and treatment for trauma related disorders. As an Expert Clinical Psychologist, Certified Brain Health Coach, Executive Life Coach, and Neuropsychological Expert, I have decades of experience. As a client of mine, you will have access to my entire collection of brainwave audios, eBooks, guided meditations, and online courses.
(989) 310-7607 View (989) 310-7607
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Justena Kavanagh
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LSCW-R
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Miami Beach, FL 33139  (Online Only)
There is enormous opportunity to improve your life by understanding how the past has affected your current perceptions, thoughts, feelings, and actions. If you're feeling anxious or depressed, struggling in your relationships, or finding that your life, which appears to be okay from the outside, has left you unfulfilled, know that you can move past the pain, frustration, lack of direction, self-doubt. Beginning therapy can be daunting but immensely rewarding. There is no reason to settle for mediocrity or pain. However hard it might be to imagine now, post-traumatic growth is truly possible.
There is enormous opportunity to improve your life by understanding how the past has affected your current perceptions, thoughts, feelings, and actions. If you're feeling anxious or depressed, struggling in your relationships, or finding that your life, which appears to be okay from the outside, has left you unfulfilled, know that you can move past the pain, frustration, lack of direction, self-doubt. Beginning therapy can be daunting but immensely rewarding. There is no reason to settle for mediocrity or pain. However hard it might be to imagine now, post-traumatic growth is truly possible.
(754) 354-7478 View (754) 354-7478
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Dr. Gulsah Cetin
Licensed Mental Health Counselor, PhD, MS, CFARS, FARS, LMHC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Miami Beach, FL 33140
My primary interest in therapy has been helping people discover and be their true "self." This involves examining who you truly are, the relationships you're in, and identifying barriers that hinder you from achieving the life you desire. I view therapy as a self-discovery journey—an attentive and supportive exploration of your actions, thoughts, emotions, and relationships, influenced by your life experiences. Additionally, I am trained in psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy to enhance the therapeutic process.
My primary interest in therapy has been helping people discover and be their true "self." This involves examining who you truly are, the relationships you're in, and identifying barriers that hinder you from achieving the life you desire. I view therapy as a self-discovery journey—an attentive and supportive exploration of your actions, thoughts, emotions, and relationships, influenced by your life experiences. Additionally, I am trained in psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy to enhance the therapeutic process.
(786) 507-8661 View (786) 507-8661
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Dr. Netta Shaked, PhD
Psychologist, PhD, Doctor
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Miami Beach, FL 33139
DOCTOR OF PSYCHOLOGY specializing in FAMILY LAW/CUSTODY & HIGH CONFLICT, ADHD evals & treatment, GIFTED testing, ANXIETY and DEPRESSION. You're here because something is off. Maybe you're hurt, or maybe you're in the midst of a real crisis. I applaud you for getting this far. Choose who you work with wisely. CHOOSE A DOCTOR. CHOOSE A DOCTOR OF PSYCHOLOGY. IT'S FOR YOUR MENTAL HEALTH. I am Dr. Netta Shaked, SOUTH BEACH PSYCHOLOGIST®. I am a FL & NY licensed psychologist providing services, in-person or online, in English, Spanish & Hebrew. I am easy to relate to, warm and compassionate. FREE PARKING
DOCTOR OF PSYCHOLOGY specializing in FAMILY LAW/CUSTODY & HIGH CONFLICT, ADHD evals & treatment, GIFTED testing, ANXIETY and DEPRESSION. You're here because something is off. Maybe you're hurt, or maybe you're in the midst of a real crisis. I applaud you for getting this far. Choose who you work with wisely. CHOOSE A DOCTOR. CHOOSE A DOCTOR OF PSYCHOLOGY. IT'S FOR YOUR MENTAL HEALTH. I am Dr. Netta Shaked, SOUTH BEACH PSYCHOLOGIST®. I am a FL & NY licensed psychologist providing services, in-person or online, in English, Spanish & Hebrew. I am easy to relate to, warm and compassionate. FREE PARKING
(786) 942-9425 View (786) 942-9425
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Nancy Gould
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
Miami Beach, FL 33140  (Online Only)
Life's challenges and transitions can feel overwhelming. I work to create a safe environment for my clients in which they can talk about their feelings, vulnerabilities, and goals. I believe the first step towards feeling better is a connection, and that trust, empathy, and validation of one's personal experience are essential qualities of a therapeutic relationship. I have found teletherapy to be very effective and satisfying for both new and existing clients. Developing and sustaining meaningful connections during difficult times is an essential component of healing.
Life's challenges and transitions can feel overwhelming. I work to create a safe environment for my clients in which they can talk about their feelings, vulnerabilities, and goals. I believe the first step towards feeling better is a connection, and that trust, empathy, and validation of one's personal experience are essential qualities of a therapeutic relationship. I have found teletherapy to be very effective and satisfying for both new and existing clients. Developing and sustaining meaningful connections during difficult times is an essential component of healing.
(786) 901-6849 View (786) 901-6849
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Ariane N Ladd
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Miami Beach, FL 33139  (Online Only)
The evolving challenges of raising children involve the addition of new technology and an ever-increasing pressure to succeed. Keeping on top of these dynamics can at best overwhelm and at worst alienate those in even the most healthy families. Teens pass through a stage of fluctuating hormonal levels, while negotiating burgeoning independence, and navigating the waters of social media along with peer pressure. Meanwhile parents are dealing with keeping a household afloat, managing the family and their careers, while often having aging parents and/or dealing with grief over their loss. When teens and parents need a little help or mental health challenges require more effort for daily living than they should, learning new coping skills with or without medication can make a difference. Discovering what influences behaviors and learning ways to express what needs to be said can empower parents and their children to find more happiness and fulfillment in life. Sorting through these challenges and developing coping techniques that help organize and balance communication is my goal with all families and individuals.
The evolving challenges of raising children involve the addition of new technology and an ever-increasing pressure to succeed. Keeping on top of these dynamics can at best overwhelm and at worst alienate those in even the most healthy families. Teens pass through a stage of fluctuating hormonal levels, while negotiating burgeoning independence, and navigating the waters of social media along with peer pressure. Meanwhile parents are dealing with keeping a household afloat, managing the family and their careers, while often having aging parents and/or dealing with grief over their loss. When teens and parents need a little help or mental health challenges require more effort for daily living than they should, learning new coping skills with or without medication can make a difference. Discovering what influences behaviors and learning ways to express what needs to be said can empower parents and their children to find more happiness and fulfillment in life. Sorting through these challenges and developing coping techniques that help organize and balance communication is my goal with all families and individuals.
(203) 807-6572 View (203) 807-6572
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Maria Rita Lagar
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified Verified
Miami Beach, FL 33140  (Online Only)
I am a Licensed Psychotherapist/Counselor with more than thirty years of experience in the Clinical field. I have worked with individuals, couples and families in coping, adjusting and resolving many life challenges. I will listen and work with you in setting a positive therapeutic environment conducive to empowerment and change. I will help you to identify those areas of your life that are in need of attention. Setting objectives and goals as we go along on the therapeutic process; evaluating and monitoring progress as we move forward. I will also provide you with information on any resources available to assist if applicable.
I am a Licensed Psychotherapist/Counselor with more than thirty years of experience in the Clinical field. I have worked with individuals, couples and families in coping, adjusting and resolving many life challenges. I will listen and work with you in setting a positive therapeutic environment conducive to empowerment and change. I will help you to identify those areas of your life that are in need of attention. Setting objectives and goals as we go along on the therapeutic process; evaluating and monitoring progress as we move forward. I will also provide you with information on any resources available to assist if applicable.
(786) 733-1656 View (786) 733-1656
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Bryan Palmer
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW QS, CSAT, EMDR II
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Miami Beach, FL 33139
If you're anxious, depressed or overwhelmed and repeating the same distressing, self limiting thoughts & behaviors, I will help you. Enough of the negative narrative. Living with painful emotions and addiction is as agonizing as living with a challenging physical illness. I'll help you re-kindle hope. When you're physically sick, what do you do? Go to the doctor. If you're suffering from mental illness, seek relief, and find a strong mental health professional. I have 14+ years and 11,000+ hours working with depression, anxiety, & addiction and mental illness. Get the help you want & need. Put the past to bed, I can help you.
If you're anxious, depressed or overwhelmed and repeating the same distressing, self limiting thoughts & behaviors, I will help you. Enough of the negative narrative. Living with painful emotions and addiction is as agonizing as living with a challenging physical illness. I'll help you re-kindle hope. When you're physically sick, what do you do? Go to the doctor. If you're suffering from mental illness, seek relief, and find a strong mental health professional. I have 14+ years and 11,000+ hours working with depression, anxiety, & addiction and mental illness. Get the help you want & need. Put the past to bed, I can help you.
(305) 760-9843 View (305) 760-9843
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Dinar Sajan
MD
Verified Verified
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Our mission is to restore hope, promote well-being, and cultivate harmony in the lives of our patients. In the dynamic landscape of today's society, characterized by daily stress and constant challenges, we recognize the crucial demand for a tranquil and stable environment.
Our mission is to restore hope, promote well-being, and cultivate harmony in the lives of our patients. In the dynamic landscape of today's society, characterized by daily stress and constant challenges, we recognize the crucial demand for a tranquil and stable environment.
(786) 550-2824 View (786) 550-2824
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Dr. Shawna Freshwater: Priority Access Concierge Care
Psychologist, PhD, Doctor, Neurops, Brain, Mind
Verified Verified
10 Endorsed
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Anxiety, Depression, Stress, & Relationships can be exhausting, especially if you have low Self-esteem, Attachment injuries, or experienced Neglect, or Trauma. It's hard being human. Our developmental history, relational patterns, brain hardwiring, thinking patterns, emotional states, & personality traits affect how we function in ALL aspects of life. If you are here right now, then you may be struggling. Maybe you feel like things are never going to change. However, that is just your mind playing tricks on you. You are stronger and more resilient than you think. Promise. Let's begin to create the life you want to live today.
Anxiety, Depression, Stress, & Relationships can be exhausting, especially if you have low Self-esteem, Attachment injuries, or experienced Neglect, or Trauma. It's hard being human. Our developmental history, relational patterns, brain hardwiring, thinking patterns, emotional states, & personality traits affect how we function in ALL aspects of life. If you are here right now, then you may be struggling. Maybe you feel like things are never going to change. However, that is just your mind playing tricks on you. You are stronger and more resilient than you think. Promise. Let's begin to create the life you want to live today.
(786) 574-6420 View (786) 574-6420
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Anna Marchenko
LMHC, MA, EdM, CCHt
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Anna Marchenko is a licensed mental health counselor with specialized training in trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), addiction, family counseling, and hypnotherapy. She earned her double Master's degree from Columbia University, New York. She continued her post-graduate education at International Institute of Interpersonal Hypnotherapy and worked at Mount Sinai Hospital and CSEDNY of NY before going into full-time private practice. She provides psychotherapy in a variety of areas, including stress, anxiety, mood disorders, trauma, adjustment, performance psychology, creative and work blocks, sexuality, and interpersonal issues.
Anna Marchenko is a licensed mental health counselor with specialized training in trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), addiction, family counseling, and hypnotherapy. She earned her double Master's degree from Columbia University, New York. She continued her post-graduate education at International Institute of Interpersonal Hypnotherapy and worked at Mount Sinai Hospital and CSEDNY of NY before going into full-time private practice. She provides psychotherapy in a variety of areas, including stress, anxiety, mood disorders, trauma, adjustment, performance psychology, creative and work blocks, sexuality, and interpersonal issues.
(305) 526-4405 View (305) 526-4405
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Miami Psychology Group
Psychologist, PsyD, CST
Verified Verified
Miami Beach, FL 33139
We at the Miami Psychology Group (MPG) believe in providing effective, kind and supportive treatment. All our professionals participate in ongoing training to maintain the highest standards in our field. We encourage all clients to participate in initial interviews to see if the practice professionals can meet your needs and most importantly help heal, address and consult on the presenting reason or reasons for attempting treatment. We do not participate in insurance and can provide information on how to have your insurance cover some of the cost if that option is available to you through your insurance.
We at the Miami Psychology Group (MPG) believe in providing effective, kind and supportive treatment. All our professionals participate in ongoing training to maintain the highest standards in our field. We encourage all clients to participate in initial interviews to see if the practice professionals can meet your needs and most importantly help heal, address and consult on the presenting reason or reasons for attempting treatment. We do not participate in insurance and can provide information on how to have your insurance cover some of the cost if that option is available to you through your insurance.
(305) 676-9667 View (305) 676-9667
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Ramona Saeedi
Registered Psychotherapist, MA, RP, Psych
Verified Verified
Miami Beach, FL 33140  (Online Only)
Now Accepting New Clients- Throughout life there are many factors that influence and shape the unique person we become. As a therapist, I believe in the power of self-awareness and self-acceptance, and I seek to assist you in the process of self-exploration and self-growth. I work from a multicultural, nonjudgmental, compassionate, and anti-oppressive lens to understand your needs from the context of your environment, personal relationships, and upbringing. I value the importance of trust and empathy in a therapeutic relationship as I strive to create a safe space to share and discuss concerns.
Now Accepting New Clients- Throughout life there are many factors that influence and shape the unique person we become. As a therapist, I believe in the power of self-awareness and self-acceptance, and I seek to assist you in the process of self-exploration and self-growth. I work from a multicultural, nonjudgmental, compassionate, and anti-oppressive lens to understand your needs from the context of your environment, personal relationships, and upbringing. I value the importance of trust and empathy in a therapeutic relationship as I strive to create a safe space to share and discuss concerns.
(954) 287-2552 View (954) 287-2552
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Dr. Nicholas Ruben Scheidt
Psychologist, MS, PsyD, AADP, NRHSP, Doctor
Verified Verified
4 Endorsed
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Are you feeling stuck, unable to move forward because of the challenges in your life? Let me help you to put the pieces back together in your life and move towards what is most meaningful for you. I've served our community for over fifteen years helping people improve their lives at my Lincoln Road office. With training and experience serving diverse populations providing therapy in English, Spanish, and Portuguese, I strive to help clients gain a better understanding of the difficulties they face and to provide them with tools they can utilize to help them make lifelong changes.
Are you feeling stuck, unable to move forward because of the challenges in your life? Let me help you to put the pieces back together in your life and move towards what is most meaningful for you. I've served our community for over fifteen years helping people improve their lives at my Lincoln Road office. With training and experience serving diverse populations providing therapy in English, Spanish, and Portuguese, I strive to help clients gain a better understanding of the difficulties they face and to provide them with tools they can utilize to help them make lifelong changes.
(786) 837-6649 View (786) 837-6649
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Dr. Lydia Kalsner-Silver
Psychologist
Verified Verified
Miami Beach, FL 33140
I am a licensed psychologist with extensive training and experience in the treatment of adults, children and families. As part of the South Florida DBT Consortium, I am a certified DBT- Linehan Board Clinician. Additionally, my group practice is a Linehan Board Certified Dialectical Behavior Therapy Program and provides individual and group therapy to children, adolescents, adults and parents. My credentials include a doctoral degree from Rutgers University and two masters degrees in psychology from Columbia University. I also have extensive postdoctoral training and expertise in the treatment of children & families.
I am a licensed psychologist with extensive training and experience in the treatment of adults, children and families. As part of the South Florida DBT Consortium, I am a certified DBT- Linehan Board Clinician. Additionally, my group practice is a Linehan Board Certified Dialectical Behavior Therapy Program and provides individual and group therapy to children, adolescents, adults and parents. My credentials include a doctoral degree from Rutgers University and two masters degrees in psychology from Columbia University. I also have extensive postdoctoral training and expertise in the treatment of children & families.
(305) 423-9942 View (305) 423-9942
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Inessa Freylekhman
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
Verified Verified
Miami Beach, FL 33141
Everyone has the ability to heal from the deepest of wounds and the most challenging of circumstances. There's a saying, "Healing is the application of love to the places inside that hurt." I'm here to fully support you in tending to those places. Together we will journey into understanding the major themes and patterns in your life and what they are trying to teach you. This increased level of awareness can help you access your strength and intuition, eliminate negative self talk and choose a more fulfilling relationship with yourself, others and life. I offer a 15 minute meet and greet to ensure we are a good fit.
Everyone has the ability to heal from the deepest of wounds and the most challenging of circumstances. There's a saying, "Healing is the application of love to the places inside that hurt." I'm here to fully support you in tending to those places. Together we will journey into understanding the major themes and patterns in your life and what they are trying to teach you. This increased level of awareness can help you access your strength and intuition, eliminate negative self talk and choose a more fulfilling relationship with yourself, others and life. I offer a 15 minute meet and greet to ensure we are a good fit.
(305) 842-2550 View (305) 842-2550
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Tim Martin
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, CSAT, CPPT, CMAT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Infidelity? Porn addiction? Sex addiction? Trauma? These issues can be tough to deal with, but I can help. I have specialized training so that you're not wasting your time and money. Not just talk, talk, talk that gets you nowhere. I used evidence-based treatments so that you're feeling better soon. As a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT), a Certified Partner Trauma Therapist (CPTT), and a Certified Multiple Addiction Therapist (CMAT), I'm trained in many addictions, including substances. Most therapists aren't trained in all these issues. I offer EMDR, as well. There is hope. Together, we'll figure things out.
Infidelity? Porn addiction? Sex addiction? Trauma? These issues can be tough to deal with, but I can help. I have specialized training so that you're not wasting your time and money. Not just talk, talk, talk that gets you nowhere. I used evidence-based treatments so that you're feeling better soon. As a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT), a Certified Partner Trauma Therapist (CPTT), and a Certified Multiple Addiction Therapist (CMAT), I'm trained in many addictions, including substances. Most therapists aren't trained in all these issues. I offer EMDR, as well. There is hope. Together, we'll figure things out.
(786) 756-6241 View (786) 756-6241
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Bradley Kerschensteiner
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Miami Beach, FL 33140
I recognize how difficult it can be to ask for help. I also firmly believe that this is the most critical first step in the healing and change process. I provide psychotherapy services for adult individuals and couples in a professional, collaborative and confidential environment. Call today and let me help you cultivate greater mental, emotional and spiritual health in your personal life, relationships and the workplace.
I recognize how difficult it can be to ask for help. I also firmly believe that this is the most critical first step in the healing and change process. I provide psychotherapy services for adult individuals and couples in a professional, collaborative and confidential environment. Call today and let me help you cultivate greater mental, emotional and spiritual health in your personal life, relationships and the workplace.
(786) 201-4543 View (786) 201-4543
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Vanina Kala Waizmann
PhD, MS, Spec
Verified Verified
Miami Beach, FL 33141
Hello, I am Dr. Vanina Kala Waizmann. Supported by academia, research, clinical experience and personal spiritual journey, I have spent the past eighteen years supporting individuals to find a new way of living, helping them break free from outdated patterns, and transition from a place of limitation and anxiety to one of freedom and joy. As a Specialist in Individual and Group Psychotherapy, I offer individual sessions and facilitate groups and seminars for adults and adolescents in-person and online worldwide.
Hello, I am Dr. Vanina Kala Waizmann. Supported by academia, research, clinical experience and personal spiritual journey, I have spent the past eighteen years supporting individuals to find a new way of living, helping them break free from outdated patterns, and transition from a place of limitation and anxiety to one of freedom and joy. As a Specialist in Individual and Group Psychotherapy, I offer individual sessions and facilitate groups and seminars for adults and adolescents in-person and online worldwide.
(833) 494-1543 View (833) 494-1543

Narcissistic Personality (NPD) Therapists

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.