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Personalities are the base notes of change work

In Integral Master Therapist Blog, Integral Perspectives, Psychotherapy by Dr. Keith Witt

Whatever mode of therapy you’re using, it’s beneficial to keep influencing clients to install missing capacities in their personalities and take responsibility for problems stemming from maladaptive personality traits. It’s always a good idea to help people be more flexible, adaptive, and appropriate. This is both especially difficult and crucially important with personality disorders.

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An Integral Understanding of Narcissism and Gaslighting, Part 3

In Integral Master Therapist Blog, Integral Perspectives, Psychotherapy by Chris Foley

Narcissism is characterized by self-absorption, self-centeredness, the objectification of others, and a constant hunger for attention and praise—narcissistic supply. People with pathological narcissism—seeing others as merely objects for gratification—can also hunger to enjoy the suffering of others. This is where narcissism sinks into psychopathy.

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An Integral Understanding of Narcissism and Gaslighting, Part 2

In Integral Master Therapist Blog, Integral Perspectives, Psychotherapy by Dr. Keith Witt

Narcissism is characterized by self-absorption, self-centeredness, the objectification of others, and a constant hunger for attention and praise—narcissistic supply. People with pathological narcissism—seeing others as merely objects for gratification—can also hunger to enjoy the suffering of others. This is where narcissism sinks into psychopathy.