Can the Treatment of Narcissistic Personality Disorders Produce Positive, Life-Transforming Effects?

Can individuals diagnosed with narcissistic personality disorders (NPD) be treated psychoanalytically and move toward positive, life transforming treatment outcomes? According to Austrian-born, American psychoanalyst Heinz Kohut, the answer is yes.[1] In spite of the ravages that narcissism causes, I suggest that an alternative to abandoning the narcissist is possible. This alternative involves the person with […]

The Power of Imagination: How to Use Your Imagination to Get Through the Pandemic

The pandemic has forever changed the way that we live our lives. Perhaps we should coin new abbreviations: B.P. (before pandemic) and A.P. (after pandemic). Life B.P. seemed easier and more free-flowing. Obtaining goods and services happened relatively seamlessly, as did moving through dynamic processes involving multiple individuals and going places. This is no longer […]