Back on One Broken Mom is a listener favorite, Wendy Behary. Wendy is the founder and director of The Cognitive Therapy Center of New Jersey and The Schema Therapy Institutes of NJ-NYC and DC. She is also the author of “Disarming the Narcissist…Surviving and Thriving with the Self-Absorbed” (New Harbinger Publications). Now translated in 15 languages. Wendy has a specialty in treating narcissists and the people who live with and deal with them.
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Many of you are here to listen to One Broken Mom because you identify with the fact that you may have a complicated childhood and family of origin history. And what you are presently addressing in your life can be just your own healing and self-development or it can be in combination with parenting you own children if you have them. Some of us in life, despite the challenges or adversities we’ve experienced, are able to maintain some degree of connection with our family and s
Back on One Broken Mom is Michelle Piper. Michelle is a Marriage and Family Therapist based out of San Diego. She has both a personal and professional interest in the adult children of narcissistic mothers. And has a website www.narcissisticmother.com where she provides valuable resources for survivors of narcissistic abuse. We’ve talked about the Narcissistic Mother as a type of Broken Mom and then drilled down into the different family roles the children end up being forced
Noted author of the book the best selling book Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents: How to Heal from Distant, Rejecting, or Self-Involved Parents," Dr. Lindsay Gibson, is back to talk with Ameé about life as an adult who had emotionally-immature parents. When a child is in an environment that is leaving them starved of the emotional connections they need to develop properly, they find ways to survive. However, these survival mechanisms or adaptions to the environ
Family therapist and coach, Michelle Piper is back to continue to discuss the narcissistic family and the roles children and adults take on for survival. In this episode, Michelle explains the role of the Lost Child to Amee and how a person may have been in this role on a long-term or even temporary basis from time to time. This is a great episode for developing some self-awareness around your own family, especially if there was any form of addiction involved or your family e
Living in a narcissistic family system means that you likely had a role placed on you by your narcissistic parent. The roles can be projected by the narcissist onto one sibling then the next and the roles can last for moments or years. Or, depending on circumstances, the roles may have been switched around. In any case, this role has carried on with you throughout your life and has influenced you in ways you may not have ever known. It's likely shaped your business relations