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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.

Dec 31, 2020

You grew up as a child of maternal deprivation. Your mother's presence was neither loving nor protective. Early on you knew that Narcissistic Mama (or Mothering Figure) couldn't stand your presence, even as a little child.

Psychiatrist and researcher Dr. John Bowlby created the term Maternal Deprivation to describe a...

Dec 29, 2020

There are large number of children who were "raised" by narcissistic mothers. I used the word "raised" with question because these individuals are incapable of true mothering. Psychoanalyst Alice Miller describes the psychodynamics between he narcissistic mother and her child: "The child...was the narcissistically...

Dec 25, 2020

  Quoting from my book about the rediscovery of the authentic self -

Recovering and Healing After the Narcissist: "Music resounds through the body/mind, awakening and expanding our human possibilities. Music takes us away from distracting conscious thoughts. and into a sensory world of relaxation and freedom."


Dec 23, 2020

Presenting the extreme psychological deprivations and abuse sustained by children of narcissistic mothers.

Quoting from my book: Recovering and Healing After the Narcissist:

"The narcissistic mother's focus i s on acting out her primitive desires...  This callousness and extreme self involvement leave her children...

Dec 16, 2020

 Quoting from my book: Freeing Yourself from the Narcissist in Your Life: 

"On the surface the empathy of the narcissist seems to be genuine. With a mastery of social graces and his/her quick study of human nature, the high level narcissistic personality appears to care about our deepest and most intimate thoughts and...