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The Narcissist in Your Life Podcast is hosted by Linda Martinez-Lewi, Ph.D., clinical expert on the narcissistic personality, psychotherapist and author. I offer in-depth analysis, strategies and practices for those psychologically and emotionally harmed and abused by toxic, predatory narcissistic personalities through my books: Recovering and Healing After the Narcissist and Freeing Yourself from the Narcissist in Your Life, international telephone consultations and global podcasts. I put the emphasis on helping individuals to access the calming, restorative parts of the parasympathetic body/mind systems that lead to healing, recovery, personal transformation and the evolution of your true, authentic self and your unique creative gifts.

May 16, 2022

Married to a high level aggressive narcissist you are under constant unrelenting stress that activates your sympathetic fight or flight nervous system. Oxidative stress affecs the sytems of the body/mind, causing extreme exhaustion, gut dysbiosis, chronic insomnia, unrelenting anxiety, chronic insomnia and bouts...


May 11, 2022

You and the narcissist may share the same time and space in a family, business or marriage but you are planets apart. The narcissist thrives in a world of delusion of his/her making. The narcissist’s visions of reality are grandiose, skewed to an absolute belief in his superiority. He holds ultimate power and control...


May 4, 2022

There is a theme that runs through responses that I receive from children of a narcissistic parent (s). The child is subjected to unbearable levels of ongoing abuse - scalding criticisms, withering humiliations in front of other family members, horrendous acts of psychological and literal abandonment. When the victim of...


Apr 29, 2022

The high level narcississt is a puppeteer who puts others at his/her mercy. He pulls the strings of personal power on his spoues, children and ex-spouses. The high level narcissist makes promises that he knows he will never keep to further manipulate and control those closest to him. No authentic relationship is...


Apr 24, 2022

There are themes that run through the rivers of psyche and heart that children who suffer maternal deprivtion share. 

Dr. Leonard Sheingold,psychoanalyst and specialist in psychological trauma and abuse describes childhood deprivation in this way: "Child deprivatin means that the child has been exposed to too little to...