Break Free from Narcissistic Abuse | Narcissistic Abuse Therapist Near You
You’re starting to doubt an important relationship in your life. It just doesn’t feel good to be around them. Could they be a narcissist?
- They’re self-centered and lack empathy
- They’re entitled and have a huge need for admiration
- They make you feel devalued and confused
If you’re tired of feeling wrong, confused, and beaten down all the time, let’s get you some support. Narcissistic Abuse Therapy can help you break free once and for all.
What is a Narcissist? What is Narcissistic Abuse?
A narcissist is more than just someone who seems self-involved. It’s a deep-seated personality disorder characterized by:
- a lack of empathy for others
- an inflated sense of self-importance
- a need for excessive attention and admiration
Narcissists often have trouble handling anything they perceive as criticism. They can become impatient or angry when they don’t receive special treatment.
Defining Narcissistic Abuse: This form of abuse is often subtle and insidious. It unfolds over time through a pattern of manipulative behaviors and psychological control. Narcissistic abuse can take many forms:
- Emotional manipulation
- Verbal abuse
- Psychological coercion
The goal of a narcissist in these dynamics is often to assert control. They have a need to maintain their perceived superiority.
Recognizing the Signs: Narcissistic abuse is not always obvious, especially in the beginning. It often starts with small manipulations and escalates over time. Key signs include:
- Consistent devaluation and criticism
- Emotional blackmail and guilt-tripping
- Attempts to isolate you from friends and family
- Passive-aggressive behavior or overt aggression
- Gaslighting and making you question your reality
Impact on Victims: The effects of being in a relationship with a narcissist are deep. Victims often experience:
- Anxiety and depression
- A diminished sense of self-worth
- Emotional exhaustion and chronic stress
- A pervasive sense of isolation and loneliness
- Constant feelings of confusion and self-doubt
Recognizing these signs and understanding the dynamics is the first step toward healing. Narcissistic Abuse Therapy can help you navigate these challenges. It can also help you regain your sense of self, and move towards a healthier, happier life.
Narcissists Don't Get Better. Trust Me.
Your abuser isn’t listening to your pain. They might question you about your whereabouts and activities. But how often have they asked a genuine question about YOU in the last 3 months?
With narcissists, it’s all about them. Always has been, always will be.
Not sure if they’re a narcissist? How many of these do they do:
- Invalidate and ignore you constantly
- Throw your secrets and insecurities in your face
- Lovebomb you one minute, devalue you the next
- Gaslight and lie to you or accuse you of bad behavior
- Use your past against you (including your past before you met them)
As a result of involving yourself with this narcissist, you’re likely experiencing:
- Anxiety and Depression
- Confusion and Self-doubt
- Helplessness and Hopelessness
- Mental and Emotional Exhaustion
- Withdrawing from others due to shame
Do these describe your experience? You’re not alone. It’s estimated that 1 in 25 Americans (13.6 million) have a personality disorder. At least a few million Americans are narcissists. And many more are negatively affected by a narcissist.
So it’s not your fault if you were lured into the grip of a narcissist. Luckily, it’s possible to heal from this insidious abuse.
Free Yourself From Narcissistic Abuse and Pain
Narcissistic Abuse Therapy is for you if you want to:
- Get out of an abusive relationship with a narcissist
- Heal from the toxic effects of their narcissism
- Have a space where you can release your pain without judgment
- Develop self-confidence, self-trust, self-love, and self-forgiveness
You’ll also have a chance to let your nervous system cool down from months, years, or decades of chronic abuse.
By the time you leave therapy, you will:
- Learn the red flags to avoid in future relationships
- Know how to set and hold boundaries against abuse
- Understand the “green flags” to pursue in relationships
- Have a stronger sense of self-worth so abuse no longer feels “familiar”
About Me: Your Narcissistic Abuse Therapist in Nevada and California
Hi, I’m Sonia Diaz-Ebadi. As I mentioned above, I’m a survivor of abuse myself. So, I know the misery and stress that abuse can bring. Especially abuse brought by someone you love (and who’s supposed to love you in return).
I’ve dealt with my own deep pain and can hold space for yours. I am not afraid for you to let it all out. Yet I won’t rush you either. We’ll do therapy together at a pace you’re comfortable with.
I’m here so you can get this stress out of your system. Then, we can talk about your options and what makes sense for your unique situation. I won’t push you to leave if you’re not ready. Leaving a narcissist can be very dangerous and should be handled with care.
So, expect therapy that’s 100% tailored to you and your situation. I’m here to support you in breaking free once and for all.
-Sonia Diaz-Ebadi, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Nevada and California
My Approach to Therapy
You don’t need to make your trauma invisible or make it go away so no one will know. That’s going to inhibit your healing. Instead, you must OWN your story.
As your therapist for narcissistic abuse, I will believe your story. I’m a survivor myself. I know the pain, confusion, and hopelessness that abuse can cause. So I will always believe you and work with you to find healing.
Some goals that my past clients have had include:
- Healing from past pain
- Leaving a narcissistic relationship
- Reconnecting with loved ones and social support
- Releasing the shame that abuse can make us feel
- Learning to open their hearts to a healthy relationship
You can do these and more. The first step is getting the support you need. I urge you, don’t try to do this alone. Narcissists have a way of getting inside our heads. Click the button below and let me support and guide you to freedom.
Can I Really Heal from Narcissistic Abuse?
Based on what you’ve been through (are going through), it’s easy to think “This won’t work.” After all, your abuser has made you feel helpless and hopeless. Nothing you’ve tried to make them happy has worked. And they’re in a bad mood no matter what you do.
But that doesn’t have to be where your story ends. You don’t have to get stuck there.
Getting better is possible with the right help. And since you’re here, I can help you with these types of relationships.
This one can go under the radar. At first, they draw you in with charm. Then, they blindside you with mean comments. And it doesn’t get better. Arguments, put-downs, name-calling, yelling, it’s all possible with a narcissistic friend. If you’re starting to wonder if your friend is a narcissist, the answer is yes.
Are your parents only concerned with themselves? Does it feel like they have no empathy or understanding for you? If your interactions leave you feeling drained, hopeless, and second-guessing yourself, contact me. Your parents will not change, and you must heal. Narcissistic mothers and fathers (or step-parents) can ruin your life if you don’t get support.
How about your aunts, uncles, cousins, siblings, and other family members? They can also wreak havoc in your life. Don’t let their lack of care for you bring you down to their level. Reach out today to get the support you need and deserve.
You’re not alone if you need narcissistic abuse therapy due to your partner. Millions of people go through abuse from a partner every year. So don’t suffer in silence. Let’s end the nightmare of abuse, invalidation, and shame that your partner causes.
Your narcissistic ex can’t seem to leave you alone. They break your peace with messages and threats, even blackmail. There’s strong steps that you can take to protect yourself, and support will be the difference maker. I’d love to support your healing journey – Reach out now.
If any of your relationships cause you to feel overwhelmed and confused, get help now. Click the button below and let’s get you on the road to healing and freedom.
How to Start Therapy for Narcissistic Abuse
When you decide to start therapy to heal the abuse you’ve experienced, expect a simple process.
Step One: Fill out my contact form and share as much or as little as you feel comfortable sharing.
Step Two: Start with a free 15-minute consultation.
Step Three: Continue meeting me for therapy every week until we get you to a better place.
My session rate is $175 per 50-minute session. Most clients come weekly.
Currently, I am 100% remote. This means we’ll meet online using a secure telehealth platform. Don’t worry, all your information is private and confidential.
Lastly, I am not in-network with any insurance carriers. Need to use your insurance? I will provide you with the right documentation to help you get reimbursement and help you navigate that process.
Write the End of This Story Once and For All
So don’t let your abuse drag on for years or decades. You’re already here on this page. Why not end this nightmare now?
Remember, in healing your abuse and trauma, you can experience:
- The return of hope and social connection
- An end to the anxiety and depression the abuse caused
- Greater trust in oneself and others (no more second-guessing yourself)
- Leaving a relationship that only caused you pain, shame, and social withdrawal
- The freedom to choose a healthy partner who has empathy and cares about you
You don’t have to wait until you’re in crisis mode or at your lowest point before seeking help. Click this button now and get started on the path to freedom and healing.
FAQs About Narcissistic Abuse Therapy
Narcissists lack true empathy for others. That’s what allows them to abuse their partners, family, and friends:
If you’re tired of feeling wrong, confused, and beaten down all the time, let’s get you some support. Narcissistic Abuse Therapy should be handled with a licensed therapist. Call me today or schedule a free phone consultation to get started.
Some red flags of narcissistic abuse include:
- Love Bombing
- Lack of empathy
- They gaslight you
- Sensitivity to criticism
- Unstable relationships
- Withholding attention or affection
- They break boundaries very often
If the above sounds like someone in your life, seek narcissistic abuse therapy. Call me today or schedule your free phone consultation.
Narcissists operate on a spectrum. To varying degrees, they can exaggerate their own importance, ignore the wants and needs of others, and use others for their own gain/positive feelings. Narcissists will throw others away when they aren’t “needed.”
Long term effects of narcissistic abuse include mood disorders, anxiety disorders, somatic aches and pains, trouble sleeping, nightmares, and lowered self-worth. If a narcissist is causing you mental and emotional distress, give me a call. You can also schedule a free phone consultation here.
This depends on how the narcissist acted towards you (severity) and how long you were abused for (length of time). Some survivors say they recovered pretty quickly, while others have taken a year or several years to recover. Let’s make sure this never happens again.
If you’re ready for support in recovering, call me today or schedule your free phone consultation.
Narcissists may be aware from time to time that they are hurting people. However, they are so wrapped up in their own needs and their own lack of empathy, that they lack the motivation to change. If you find yourself engaging with a narcissist, the best advice is to stay away. If you’re entangled with them, seek professional help in leaving this person. Call me today.
A lot of narcissists keep tabs on their victims. This applies even when they are no longer in a relationship with their victim, such as an ex. Narcissists don’t understand “no” and will look to continue using you for years or decades. If you’re ready to break free, call me today or schedule a free phone consultation.
The simplest way to start is to call me today. We can discuss your experiences in a free 15-minute phone consultation. The next easiest way to start is to use my contact form to request a consultation for later. It’s an honor to help you reclaim your life from the effects of narcissistic abuse.