cut a wide, swashbuckling figure through the world...even in Oak Park. At one end of the self-loving spectrum is the charismatic leader with an excess of charm, at the other end reside individuals with narcissistic personality disorder
, whose grandiosity soars to such heights that they are manipulative and easily angered, especially when they don't receive the attention they consider their birthright. Narcissism involves cockiness, manipulativeness, selfishness, power motives, and vanity-a love of self...and mirrors. Narcissistic mothers or narcissistic daughters are a common discussion in therapy, although beware the temptation to use the label because we all have a sense of ego. Personality traits related to narcissism include: Psychopathy, and Machiavellianism.
Oak Park narcissism therapists can help work through the issues of being, or knowing, a narcissist. As narcissism counselors in Oak Park they are experienced in guiding clients in dealing with this disorder.