In September 2021 Brighton Therapy Partnership hosted an online workshop on ‘Narcissism and Working with the Children of Narcissists’ (on-demand catchup available) with our brilliant guest speaker Professor Julia Buckroyd.…
Whilst a mild level of narcissism can be healthy – in order to take care of ourselves we need to believe ourselves worthy of that care – narcissism (and those defined as ‘narcissists’) as spoken about in therapy is less helpful.
Mostly these unconscious projections will just pass us by, but there may be times when we end up feeling extremely troubled, angry, inadequate, impotent or just rather fazed in the face of unconscious projections from others.
This article looks in detail at anxious attachment and the role therapists can play in their lives. It distills some of the key learning points from a Brighton Therapy Partnership training course with Linda Cundy.