Top tips for preventing a narcissistic kid

Learn the best methods for parents to help prevent their child from becoming a narcissistic kid with advice from Wendy Behary, LCSW Psychotherapist and Author
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Top tips for preventing a narcissistic kid

If you want to prevent your child from developing narcissism that can hurt them later in their lives is love your child for who they are, just love them, delight in them, cherish them, play with them, discover them, ask them what they love, ask them what is important to them, notice their little behaviors, of course provide discipline, we have to discipline our children so that they can learn respect, reciprocity and patience and tolerance and know how to be comfortable in the world. It’s hard to watch our children being uncomfortable so we want to rescue them. We want them to have a better life than we ever had, that’s all a part of being a loving parent; but don’t forget to delighten them for the unique human being that they are.

Learn the best methods for parents to help prevent their child from becoming a narcissistic kid with advice from Wendy Behary, LCSW Psychotherapist and Author


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Wendy T. Behary, LCSW

Psychotherapist & Author

With 25 years post-graduate training and advanced level certifications, Wendy Behary is the founder and director of The Cognitive Therapy Center of New Jersey and The New Jersey Institute for Schema Therapy. She has been treating clients, training professionals and supervising psychotherapists for more than 20 years. Wendy is also on the faculty of the Cognitive Therapy Center and Schema Therapy Institute of New York, where she has trained and worked with Dr. Jeffrey Young since 1989. She is a founding fellow of The Academy of Cognitive Therapy (Dr. Aaron T. Beck). Wendy is also the President of the Executive Board of the International Society of Schema Therapy (ISST).

Wendy Behary has co-authored several chapters and articles on schema therapy and cognitive therapy. She is the author of the New Harbinger Publication (1st and upcoming 2nd edition) Disarming the Narcissist: Surviving and Thriving with the Self-Absorbed. Wendy has a specialty in treating narcissists and the people who live with and deal with them. As an author and an expert on the subject of narcissism, she is a contributing chapter author of several chapters on schema therapy for narcissism. She lectures both nationally and internationally to professional and general audiences on schema therapy, and the subject of narcissism, relationships, and dealing with difficult people. Her work with industry has included speaking engagements focused on interpersonal conflict resolution. Her private practice is primarily devoted to treating narcissists, partners/people dealing with them, and couples experiencing relationship problems. She is also an expert in coaching individuals in interviewing, public speaking, and interpersonal skills enhancement.

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