Narcissistic Personality (NPD) Therapists in Boston, MA

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Jessica Knight
MA, CPCC, NICC
Verified Verified
Boston, MA 02114  (Online Only)
It's okay if you need healing and a way forward and have no idea of where to start. Maybe you’ve tried individual or couples therapy but it’s been more harmful than helpful because your therapist didn’t understand emotional abuse and toxic relationship dynamics. Applying tools intended for two healthy people doesn’t work when there’s a Narcissist and/or abuse present in the relationship. Working with someone who understands patterns of abuse can help you make the right decision for yourself. I am trained in Narcissistic Abuse and High Conflict Divorce Coaching. - I also work with Millennial Women on life transitions (website below)
It's okay if you need healing and a way forward and have no idea of where to start. Maybe you’ve tried individual or couples therapy but it’s been more harmful than helpful because your therapist didn’t understand emotional abuse and toxic relationship dynamics. Applying tools intended for two healthy people doesn’t work when there’s a Narcissist and/or abuse present in the relationship. Working with someone who understands patterns of abuse can help you make the right decision for yourself. I am trained in Narcissistic Abuse and High Conflict Divorce Coaching. - I also work with Millennial Women on life transitions (website below)
(508) 484-8230 View (508) 484-8230
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Freedom Happy Counseling LLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Boston, MA 02101  (Online Only)
Identifying narcissistic abuse and other forms of emotional and psychological abuse.
Breaking free from emotional and psychological wounds can be harder to heal than physical wounds! Predators come in many forms...some are covert, sneaky and manipulative, while others are bold, in your face and irrefutable! My trauma-informed care & psychoed approach will support you in understanding and processing your trauma and struggles. This, while educating and coaching you on selfcare, selflove and self compassion, as you heal. I'll help you command the boundary boss living within, to emerge. Life gets stressful -I get it! Need help in striking that delicate balance in a world of uncertainties! You're in the right place.
Identifying narcissistic abuse and other forms of emotional and psychological abuse.
Breaking free from emotional and psychological wounds can be harder to heal than physical wounds! Predators come in many forms...some are covert, sneaky and manipulative, while others are bold, in your face and irrefutable! My trauma-informed care & psychoed approach will support you in understanding and processing your trauma and struggles. This, while educating and coaching you on selfcare, selflove and self compassion, as you heal. I'll help you command the boundary boss living within, to emerge. Life gets stressful -I get it! Need help in striking that delicate balance in a world of uncertainties! You're in the right place.
(508) 374-9079 View (508) 374-9079
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Cristina Vesprini
Counselor, LMHC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Boston, MA 02110  (Online Only)
I believe "Feeling Good" matters and that it takes both strength and courage to seek out therapy. I am a licensed mental health counselor, who received my master's degree in mental health counseling from The College of Saint Rose in Albany, NY. I have 10+ years of experience working with children, teens, and adults providing both child, individual, and family therapy. Some of my specialty areas include life transitions, relationship/family issues and dynamics, narcissistic abuse, women's issues, self-worth, LGBTQ+, sexuality, and gender identity, along with grief and loss.
I believe "Feeling Good" matters and that it takes both strength and courage to seek out therapy. I am a licensed mental health counselor, who received my master's degree in mental health counseling from The College of Saint Rose in Albany, NY. I have 10+ years of experience working with children, teens, and adults providing both child, individual, and family therapy. Some of my specialty areas include life transitions, relationship/family issues and dynamics, narcissistic abuse, women's issues, self-worth, LGBTQ+, sexuality, and gender identity, along with grief and loss.
(617) 934-3862 View (617) 934-3862
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Larissa Crane, MSW, LICSW, RYT
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW, RYT
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Boston, MA 02116
Specialties include trauma, narcissistic abuse, and eating disorders.
I believe that it takes strength and courage to seek therapy. I provide a safe, non-judgmental space to explore attitudes and beliefs /patterns that get in the way of accomplishing your full potential and engaging fully in life. I utilize a more holistic, mind-body approach to treatment, weaving together techniques from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, IFS, mindfulness/acceptance, and yoga therapy to connect you with your "true, inner self", something which we often lose touch with as we go about our lives in this often fast-paced, unpredictable and stressful world. I am also certified in EMDR (www.emdria.org)
Specialties include trauma, narcissistic abuse, and eating disorders.
I believe that it takes strength and courage to seek therapy. I provide a safe, non-judgmental space to explore attitudes and beliefs /patterns that get in the way of accomplishing your full potential and engaging fully in life. I utilize a more holistic, mind-body approach to treatment, weaving together techniques from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, IFS, mindfulness/acceptance, and yoga therapy to connect you with your "true, inner self", something which we often lose touch with as we go about our lives in this often fast-paced, unpredictable and stressful world. I am also certified in EMDR (www.emdria.org)
(508) 659-4613 View (508) 659-4613
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Antonio S. Gomes
MA, MAEd
Verified Verified
Boston, MA 02124  (Online Only)
While we are fully aware of what is happening at the conscious level, we have no idea what information is stored in the unconscious. For the most part, the source of most of our problems is stored in the unconscious. I help patients verbalize and get in touch with their unconscious, leading to a successful treatment. I Work with adults diagnosed with a psychotic mental disorder; highly functional patients, however, under psychotic medications. I also have experience working with individuals diagnosed with schizophrenia, bipolar, depression, and narcissistic personality disorder.
While we are fully aware of what is happening at the conscious level, we have no idea what information is stored in the unconscious. For the most part, the source of most of our problems is stored in the unconscious. I help patients verbalize and get in touch with their unconscious, leading to a successful treatment. I Work with adults diagnosed with a psychotic mental disorder; highly functional patients, however, under psychotic medications. I also have experience working with individuals diagnosed with schizophrenia, bipolar, depression, and narcissistic personality disorder.
(857) 273-1671 View (857) 273-1671
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Keresse Thompson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW , LICSW
Verified Verified
Boston, MA 02111  (Online Only)
Keresse Thompson is a seasoned therapist with a spiritual approach, leveraging over a decade of experience. Specializing in toxic relationships, narcissistic abuse, divorce/breakups, trauma healing, nervous system regulation, Borderline personality disorder and empaths, she supports clients through major life transitions. Keresse is also the host of a worldwide podcast and a Marine Veteran. Currently taking clients in Florida and Massachusetts.
Keresse Thompson is a seasoned therapist with a spiritual approach, leveraging over a decade of experience. Specializing in toxic relationships, narcissistic abuse, divorce/breakups, trauma healing, nervous system regulation, Borderline personality disorder and empaths, she supports clients through major life transitions. Keresse is also the host of a worldwide podcast and a Marine Veteran. Currently taking clients in Florida and Massachusetts.
(407) 676-7424 View (407) 676-7424
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Katherine Tighe
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW
Verified Verified
Boston, MA 02114
I love working with people who have come to therapy because they really want to change something about their lives that isn't working. Being in therapy takes a certain amount of courage, and those who show up openly to the experience and bravely start working are satisfying to work with. I'm also interested in those who can commit to having a real relationship in therapy. Based on my own personal and clinical experience, the development of a warm, empathic, safe relationship is key to therapeutic success.
I love working with people who have come to therapy because they really want to change something about their lives that isn't working. Being in therapy takes a certain amount of courage, and those who show up openly to the experience and bravely start working are satisfying to work with. I'm also interested in those who can commit to having a real relationship in therapy. Based on my own personal and clinical experience, the development of a warm, empathic, safe relationship is key to therapeutic success.
(617) 380-4495 View (617) 380-4495
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Sarah Ebbs
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Boston, MA 02114
My ideal client likely struggles with honest self-reflection, emotional regulation, and interpersonal conflict. They are somewhat familiar with the boundaries and perimeters of therapy.
My ideal client likely struggles with honest self-reflection, emotional regulation, and interpersonal conflict. They are somewhat familiar with the boundaries and perimeters of therapy.
(617) 272-7398 View (617) 272-7398
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Allen Shamon
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified Verified
Boston, MA 02114  (Online Only)
Hello, and welcome! I specialize in working with individuals working through difficult trauma, complex relationship issues, and the LGBTQ+ community. I work closely with individuals struggling with different forms of mental disorders and help my clients forge a new path forward toward healing and wholeness. My passion is in therapy, and I am humbled and grateful when people invite me to play a meaningful role in their lives.
Hello, and welcome! I specialize in working with individuals working through difficult trauma, complex relationship issues, and the LGBTQ+ community. I work closely with individuals struggling with different forms of mental disorders and help my clients forge a new path forward toward healing and wholeness. My passion is in therapy, and I am humbled and grateful when people invite me to play a meaningful role in their lives.
(339) 217-5900 View (339) 217-5900
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Rosvita Botkin
Counselor, PhD
Verified Verified
Boston, MA 02115
Life is an ongoing process of aligning with our true authentic self. Without that alignment life can feel barren and meaningless. We feel stuck and unable to realize our visions and dreams. Yet, the capacity of the human spirit for creative and intuitive development is truly unlimited. Most of us however, use only a small fraction of that capacity. Through self-reflection and personal exploration we can gain an understanding of what limits this capacity.
Life is an ongoing process of aligning with our true authentic self. Without that alignment life can feel barren and meaningless. We feel stuck and unable to realize our visions and dreams. Yet, the capacity of the human spirit for creative and intuitive development is truly unlimited. Most of us however, use only a small fraction of that capacity. Through self-reflection and personal exploration we can gain an understanding of what limits this capacity.
(505) 636-5334 View (505) 636-5334
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Lexington Behavioral Health
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified Verified
Boston, MA 02103  (Online Only)
We have several years of experience working with the adult population dealing with: Family and couples counseling, dual diagnosis, trauma, psychosis, personality disorders, anxiety, depression, LGBTQ+, and substance use disorder. Together we will work on different treatments such as: coping skills, problem solving, CBT, DBT and remain solution focused. Everyone is individualized, not everyone fits into the same starting point or same modality of treatment.
We have several years of experience working with the adult population dealing with: Family and couples counseling, dual diagnosis, trauma, psychosis, personality disorders, anxiety, depression, LGBTQ+, and substance use disorder. Together we will work on different treatments such as: coping skills, problem solving, CBT, DBT and remain solution focused. Everyone is individualized, not everyone fits into the same starting point or same modality of treatment.
(508) 213-0891 View (508) 213-0891
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Hema Naraharisetty
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSc, MS, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Boston, MA 02108  (Online Only)
Helping clients struggling with unhealthy relationship patterns, finding love, social anxiety, anxiety, depression, addictive behaviors, childhood trauma, are my interests. Spiritual guidance is my newly evolving skill and passion. Providing a safe place to discuss your struggles and challenges is my priority. Having various experiences with life, I operate from a nonjudgmental and curious standpoint. I use my expertise and knowledge in biology, psychology, trauma focused theories, eastern philosophy to help you evolve in mind-body, emotional and spiritual dimensions. Please checkout my website life tree transformation to learn more
Helping clients struggling with unhealthy relationship patterns, finding love, social anxiety, anxiety, depression, addictive behaviors, childhood trauma, are my interests. Spiritual guidance is my newly evolving skill and passion. Providing a safe place to discuss your struggles and challenges is my priority. Having various experiences with life, I operate from a nonjudgmental and curious standpoint. I use my expertise and knowledge in biology, psychology, trauma focused theories, eastern philosophy to help you evolve in mind-body, emotional and spiritual dimensions. Please checkout my website life tree transformation to learn more
(978) 615-4487 View (978) 615-4487
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Lauryn Green
Counselor, LMHC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Boston, MA 02115  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
At Soul Sprout Mindful Care, we are dedicated to helping you and your family achieve Mental Health. We believe that Mental Health is just as important as physical health, and we treat it as such. We are committed to providing therapeutic services including individual outpatient therapy, family outpatient therapy, and couples outpatient therapy. A therapist will work with you to develop a treatment plan, with interventions tailored specifically to your needs. We believe that you should be heard, and we take supporting you very seriously.
At Soul Sprout Mindful Care, we are dedicated to helping you and your family achieve Mental Health. We believe that Mental Health is just as important as physical health, and we treat it as such. We are committed to providing therapeutic services including individual outpatient therapy, family outpatient therapy, and couples outpatient therapy. A therapist will work with you to develop a treatment plan, with interventions tailored specifically to your needs. We believe that you should be heard, and we take supporting you very seriously.
(617) 925-9205 View (617) 925-9205
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Emily Steinberg
Pre-Licensed Professional, PhD
Verified Verified
Boston, MA 02116
Emily has extensive training in a diverse range of therapeutic modalities proven to be highly effective, including DBT, CBT, Exposure Therapy, and Couples/Family Therapy. Working with adolescents through adulthood, Emily has cultivated a wealth of experience and expertise in addressing a wide range of therapeutic needs across the lifespan. Her focus lies in the treatment of emotional and interpersonal dysregulation, OCD, anxiety-related disorders, social anxiety, depression, trauma, grief, and couples/family issues.
Emily has extensive training in a diverse range of therapeutic modalities proven to be highly effective, including DBT, CBT, Exposure Therapy, and Couples/Family Therapy. Working with adolescents through adulthood, Emily has cultivated a wealth of experience and expertise in addressing a wide range of therapeutic needs across the lifespan. Her focus lies in the treatment of emotional and interpersonal dysregulation, OCD, anxiety-related disorders, social anxiety, depression, trauma, grief, and couples/family issues.
(857) 847-4093 View (857) 847-4093
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Jen Dowd
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Boston, MA 02116
I believe we're all naturally inclined toward growth and success—each with our own strengths, desires, and goals that would lead us in the direction of contentment and happiness under optimal conditions. But we don’t live in a perfect world, and in an effort to adapt, we sometimes develop strategies that make sense in the short term, but aren't, in a lasting way, effective in moving us forward. We get stuck, leading to anxiety, frustration, and conflict, which leads in turn to us feeling bad about ourselves and our relationships.
I believe we're all naturally inclined toward growth and success—each with our own strengths, desires, and goals that would lead us in the direction of contentment and happiness under optimal conditions. But we don’t live in a perfect world, and in an effort to adapt, we sometimes develop strategies that make sense in the short term, but aren't, in a lasting way, effective in moving us forward. We get stuck, leading to anxiety, frustration, and conflict, which leads in turn to us feeling bad about ourselves and our relationships.
(781) 797-4059 View (781) 797-4059
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Guy R. Croteau
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, CGP
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Boston, MA 02110
Life is not what you expected? It’s not exciting? It’s not motivating! And it’s not what you wanted! Today you take the first step down a path toward finding out who you are and what barriers have gotten in the way. As your therapist, it will be my honor to help you forge your path with greater satisfaction and joy; help you discover and conquer your fears and anxieties that have challenged you. Together we find your own unique path that leads to a truer you. Call today! I look forward to speaking with you!
Life is not what you expected? It’s not exciting? It’s not motivating! And it’s not what you wanted! Today you take the first step down a path toward finding out who you are and what barriers have gotten in the way. As your therapist, it will be my honor to help you forge your path with greater satisfaction and joy; help you discover and conquer your fears and anxieties that have challenged you. Together we find your own unique path that leads to a truer you. Call today! I look forward to speaking with you!
(617) 208-4394 View (617) 208-4394
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Susan Lucker
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified Verified
Boston, MA 02116  (Online Only)
Whether on a journey seeking personal awareness, understanding and growth or dealing with major life transitions, traumatic events or relationship issues, my purpose is to help people achieve an improved quality of life.
Whether on a journey seeking personal awareness, understanding and growth or dealing with major life transitions, traumatic events or relationship issues, my purpose is to help people achieve an improved quality of life.
(781) 549-8106 View (781) 549-8106
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Luis Emmanuell Lopez-Oviedo
Counselor, LMHC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Boston, MA 02114  (Online Only)
Are you or someone you know feeling "stuck" and grappling with life? I specialize in supporting bilingual youth, college students, professionals, and mature adults in the Greater Boston area. I help identify triggers and barriers, crafting action plans to pave the way for a happier, more successful life. I am proficient in working with children, adolescents, and adults, providing both individual and family therapy. His expertise extends to Spanish-speaking families, children, and adolescents, addressing issues such as depression, anxiety, anger, isolation, trauma, mood swings, defiant behavior, and codependency.
Are you or someone you know feeling "stuck" and grappling with life? I specialize in supporting bilingual youth, college students, professionals, and mature adults in the Greater Boston area. I help identify triggers and barriers, crafting action plans to pave the way for a happier, more successful life. I am proficient in working with children, adolescents, and adults, providing both individual and family therapy. His expertise extends to Spanish-speaking families, children, and adolescents, addressing issues such as depression, anxiety, anger, isolation, trauma, mood swings, defiant behavior, and codependency.
(888) 454-2439 View (888) 454-2439
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Greg Sanchez
Pre-Licensed Professional, MA
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Boston, MA 02132  (Online Only)
Greg is an Outpatient Clinician at Leading Light Behavioral Health and Commonwealth Mental Health & Wellness Center. He is originally from the Bronx, New York but moved to Massachusetts at an early age for a better opportunity, away from street violence. Greg received his Masters in Human Services/ Mental Health from New England College in Henniker, New Hampshire. Greg also has a Bachelors in Criminal Justice. Greg has spent the last several years in law enforcement as a Correctional Officer before making this career change.
Greg is an Outpatient Clinician at Leading Light Behavioral Health and Commonwealth Mental Health & Wellness Center. He is originally from the Bronx, New York but moved to Massachusetts at an early age for a better opportunity, away from street violence. Greg received his Masters in Human Services/ Mental Health from New England College in Henniker, New Hampshire. Greg also has a Bachelors in Criminal Justice. Greg has spent the last several years in law enforcement as a Correctional Officer before making this career change.
(508) 474-8784 View (508) 474-8784
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Emma Naszvadi
MA, Psych
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Boston, MA 02116  (Online Only)
I work with clients seeking to manage stress, understand themselves better, and gain insights into the dynamics of their relationships. I specialize in helping individuals who suffer from anxiety, mood disorders, grief, or emotional dysregulation. I have experience working with individuals from multicultural backgrounds. I am committed to providing a supportive and non-judgmental environment where individuals can feel safe to express themselves and explore their unique identities. I believe that psychotherapy should be tailored to the individual and that each person should be empowered to find their own solutions.
I work with clients seeking to manage stress, understand themselves better, and gain insights into the dynamics of their relationships. I specialize in helping individuals who suffer from anxiety, mood disorders, grief, or emotional dysregulation. I have experience working with individuals from multicultural backgrounds. I am committed to providing a supportive and non-judgmental environment where individuals can feel safe to express themselves and explore their unique identities. I believe that psychotherapy should be tailored to the individual and that each person should be empowered to find their own solutions.
(857) 371-3259 View (857) 371-3259
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.