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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.

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Shame into regret

In Integral Perspectives, Psychotherapy by Dr. Keith Witt

The challenge of therapy (and development) is to turn shame which trashes our worth and moral fiber, into regret which has more of “I wish I knew then what I know now, so I could have behaved better and caused less damage.”