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A Trauma Therapist’s Tips For Adult Children of Narcissists: Pt 3

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Tips From A Trauma Therapist for Adult Daughters of Narcissistic Parents Narcissistic wounding happens when you are not allowed to fully develop your true self-identity. This occurs as a result of your narcissistic parent’s excessive needs and expectations. Given the major influence of parents’ empathy on a child’s development of self-esteem, this can severely impact […]

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Adult Children of Narcissists: Pt 2

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Part Two: The Effects of Narcissistic Abuse From Parents on Adult Daughters The way parents respond to their children has a major impact on the child’s development of self-esteem and an internal sense of themself. If your parent is a narcissist, you likely are not allowed to fully develop your true self-identity growing up. This […]

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Tired of Sleepless Nights? Parenting Advice Can Help

Posted Posted in Adults, Children, Elaine Harrison-Yau, New Moms, Parents

Tips to help your child sleep through the night. We’ve all been there as parents; bedtime comes and the nighttime routine is complete. You slowly make your way out of the dimly lit room and just when the door is almost closed you  hear it. “MAMA/DADA!” Your heart sinks and the pattern starts: “I need […]

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The Narcissistic Family, Encanto and Holding Two Truths (*spoilers*)

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Encanto has truly taken the country by storm. Kids and adults are singing the songs. In many households, the movie has been on repeat for weeks. The film has inspired many conversations among friends, family, and community members, both online and otherwise. Discussions often center around the tragedy of Abuela’s life experience and the abuse […]

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Why is Group Therapy Effective? A Scotch Plains, NJ Therapist Shares the Facts

Posted Posted in Adults, Food allergies, New Moms, Parents, Teens

Group therapy is a treatment in which people with similar conditions or goals learn from, and move toward better mental wellness together. Group therapy is one of the most effective treatments for healing and hope. The group setting provides a sense of community, support, and understanding that can be difficult to find elsewhere. The process […]

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When Motherhood is Not What You Expected – And How Mom Groups Can Help

Posted Posted in Fawn McNeil-Haber, Jessica Pizzo, New Moms, Parents

You’ve been planning for your new baby’s birth and now they’re here. Maybe it is everything you hoped, but more than likely, you’ve been faced with a lot of new challenges and adjustments. It can feel overwhelming and isolating. You may be focused on your baby’s development, but remember that motherhood is a new stage […]