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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 25, 2019

Denial is a powerful defense mechanism used successfully by the narcissistic personality to disavow his true inner reality.

Ruthless pursuit and the achievement of control, manipulation and exploitation re the narcissist's core goals. The narcissist lives I total denial of his inner world which is bleak and empty. 

Dr. James Masterson, a renowned clinical expert and researcher and psychoanalyst on narcissistic personality describes what is occurring to the narcissist developmentally: "Beneath the grandiose false self is an impaired real self whose development ha been arrested."

You have he insight and intuition about these truths. Your inner wisdom has come to call together with all of the research you have done on the true nature of the narcissistic personality.


Now is your time to claim the fullness of your authenticity with daily self care, getting the sleep and rest that you need, spending as much time as possible in the calming restorative part of your body/mind systems , experiencing the beauty of Nature and pursuing your many creative gifts.