In The Media
Press Review for Wendy Behary
and Disarming the Narcissist
Since it’s first publication in 2008, Disarming the Narcissist has become to go-to guide for self-help readers and assigned to clients by therapists seeking to escape the influence and abuse of people with narcissistic personality disorder.
The second edition released in 2013 elevated this already essential tool to the level of self-help classic as it becamse available in over 13 languages, including an audiobook reading. Countless people around the world learned from Wendy’s tips, techniques, and teachings to cope and confront the narcissist in their life.
Based on reader and therapist feedback, this fully-revised third edition of Disarming the Narcissist expands on previous learnings to offer new insight to help break free of the traps and pitfalls narcissists set for those around them.
Everybody knows a Trumply personality: a blowhard, a conversational demagogue, a constant, forceful center of attention. But, as Behary warned me over the phone yesterday, if you want to defend yourself from the narcissist at work, or at Christmas, you need to grasp...
We're living in an age of narcissism, and the onslaught of selfies and obsession with social media prove it. "Now, more than ever before, there's an emphasis on status and appearance, says Wendy T. Behary, author of Disarming the Narcissist. "And we're constantly...
Researchers estimate that less than one percent of the general population has evidence of “full-blown” NPD, but anywhere from two to 16 percent of people who seek therapy have the disorder. That’s usually because the loved ones in their lives have demanded they seek...
I think that to some degree we are all “manipulative” as human beings. This isn’t always a bad word or action… we manipulate the world to make it work for us right from birth, to get our needs met. Right? But that doesn’t mean we are bad, it doesn’t mean we are...
Radio and TV Interviews and Podcasts
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yP4-uXDTuKs Hypersexual Narcissism and Betrayal Trauma Interview with Richa Badami, Freedom From Trauma Summit, 2020 http://www.richabadami.com
Wendy Behary, author of the book Disarming the Narcissist: Surviving and Thriving with the Self-Absorbed, joins the show this week to dive into her practice and research in how to deal with the people around us whose inflated view of their place in the world leaves a...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AB09Kdkw8No Are you married to a narcissistic partner? Do you feel like your partner constantly takes advantage of your kindness? Does your partner want lots of praise from you, but rarely gives you any positive feedback? Are they...
Empathic Ninja Schema Warriors – Narcissism & Empathic Confrontation – What’s the Schemata? A Podcast
Former International Society of Schema Therapy president and expert in narcissism and empathic confrontation Wendy Behary talks about Schema Therapy and karate moves.
This is the full episode of the interview with Wendy Behary in March. The first 20 minutes is a repeat for anyone who listed to the Special COVID Episode with her.Back on the show is Wendy Behary, the author of Disarming the Narcissist and frequent guest who...
In this bonus episode, Amee takes a moment out of her upcoming Season 3 episode (launching May 10, 2020) to speak with Wendy Behary about how the 2020 Coronavirus pandemic may be affected people, especially those with trauma histories. In this episode, you will hear:...
specializing in narcissism and high-conflict couples therapy
Wendy Behary is the founder and Director of The Cognitive Therapy Center of New Jersey and The Schema Therapy Institutes of NJ-NYC and DC. She has been training professionals and supervising psychotherapists for more than 30 years.
Raves & Reviews
For Wendy Behary and Disarming the Narcissist
“If there is a narcissist in your life, I highly recommend this book! This valuable book offers great insight and concrete suggestions for changing your thinking and responses so you can interact with narcissists more effectively, whether you’re a family member, intimate, friend, coworker, or therapist.”
—Judith Beck, PhD, president of the nonprofit Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy, and author of Cognitive Behavior Therapy
John M. Gottman
“Disarming the Narcissist in its new edition continues to be a useful guide for anyone doing therapy with a narcissist, or even for those in a relationship with such a person. The book is an essential guide for this widespread problem.”
—John M. Gottman, PhD, author of The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work
“In this new edition, Wendy shows you why you feel so lonely and misunderstood in these relationships, and why you keep your own needs tucked away. The insights Wendy Behary provides make this an essential book for anyone in a relationship with a narcissist.”
—Randi Kreger, coauthor of Stop Walking on Eggshells, and author of Stop Walking on Eggshells for Parents
“In its third edition, the deeply insightful Disarming the Narcissist is a classic with good reason: it offers survivors of narcissism helpful guidance and protection while never dehumanizing anyone. In that way, it continues to stand out in the now-crowded field of books addressing narcissism.”
—Craig Malkin, PhD, lecturer at Harvard Medical School, and author of Rethinking Narcissism
“Using the approach of understanding the psychological makeup of the disorder, Behary accomplishes what seems like an impossible task; strategies to help the reader understand and communicate better with a narcissist are here!”
—Karyl McBride, PhD, author of Will I Ever Be Good Enough?, Healing the Daughters of Narcissistic Mothers, and Will I Ever Be Free of You?
“In this third edition, Wendy also addresses the challenges of co-parenting with a narcissist. She beautifully illustrates the power of empathic confrontation—a tool for enhancing a sturdy core self, and cultivating a reliable and effective advocate for our children amid the inevitable power struggles.”
—Susan Stiffelman, author of Parenting Without Power Struggles, and cohost—with Wendy Behary—of the Co-Parenting with a Narcissist online community
“This latest edition provides up-to-date and practical guidance for not only understanding the problem of narcissism. This book will be a stabilizing and highly recommended resource for anyone who has ever stood in the confusing wake a narcissist leaves.”
—Jill Manning, PhD, licensed marriage and family therapist, researcher, and author of What’s the Big Deal about Pornography?
Disarming the Narcissist
by Wendy T. Behary
Preface by Daniel J. Siegel
Foreword by Jeffrey Young
Published by New Harbinger Publications
AUDIOBOOK (2nd Edition)
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