Children of Narcissistic Parents 

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Psychological trauma due to parental abuse by narcissistic parents can be treated with LENS Neurofeedback. Children caught up in high-conflict divorce often suffer emotional   trauma when they become adults.

Adult children often struggle with self-worth or issues of not being good enough including co-dependency, poor boundaries, high-anxiety and helplessness or poor focus and early cognitive decline.

LENS directly treats brain inflammation caused by past trauma to relieve the root causes of symptoms:

  • Rebuilds healthy neural pathways and brain cell functions.
  • Resets neurological network for better brain health.
  • Restores better cognitive agility, memory, and self confidence.

Learn more: speak with an experienced clinician at our Mill Valley, CA location.

The Echo Neurotherapy clinics use LENS Neurofeedback along with talk therapy. Painful feelings and looping self-criticism fade with treatment. Research confirms that most mental disorders begin as inflammation in the brain. LENS combined with EchoNeuro protocols are a primary treatment for treatment of symptoms of childhood wounding.

LENS Neurofeedback treatment addresses outdated thought loops, traumatic memories, and long term resentment. Painful memories and behavioral symptoms fade as new insights integrate with emotional resilience. This is described as Stage 1: Acceptance and Grief in her book: Will I Ever Be Free of You? How to Navigate a High-Conflict Divorce from a Narcissist, and Heal Your Family by Dr. Karyl McBride. She points to five key steps in the process of healing. The combination of LENS neurofeedback and talk therapy produces enduring benefits of stamina, clarity, and self-confidence. What’s more, even undiagnosed post-concussion syndrome, learning disabilities, migraines and many of other conditions are helped.

Treatment includes neurofeedback is performed in person. Services are provided by men and women of several ethnicities and sexual orientations to all ages, races, and sexual orientations. Combined couples and families sessions forge a healing bond for relationships. The clinic accept health savings plans, cash or credit cards.

“During thirty-plus years of providing psychotherapy, I have felt a special connection with clients who were raised by a narcissistic parent because I was too. I delight in witnessing them break free from the trauma of their past. I am ready to guide you on your five-step journey out of narcissism. The process of healing from this and other traumas is documented in my book, Inside Neurofeedback: Healing Brain Stress, Emotional Disorders, and Trauma Symptoms (fall 2022).”

– Grant Rudolph, Clinical Director

Narcissism—a personality disorder that goes beyond mere selfishness and vanity—is a prevalent cause of marital and family problems. Narcissists do not have the capacity to love, understand other people’s emotions, or feel empathy. They are grandiose in their need for praise and attention, they overestimate their abilities, and they diminish people around them with emotional abuse. Being in an intimate relationship with a narcissist destroys your hopes, dreams, and peace of mind and erodes your children’s emotional health and your finances.

Does this sound like what you have to deal with? If you ever look at your partner and wonder in despair if you will ever be free, the answer is yes, you can be.

A leading authority on narcissism, Dr. Karyl McBride offers proven therapeutic advice that will help you protect and nurture yourself and your children through your difficult divorce, from separating from your narcissistic partner and navigating the court system, where a narcissist can be especially destructive, to a restorative healing program of trauma recovery.

She is the bestselling author of Will I Ever Be Good Enough?: Healing the Daughters of Narcissistic Mothers draws on her expertise in treating men, women, and children damaged by narcissists in this practical guide to divorce and its aftermath.

“Dr. McBride has put together a terrific, step-by-step guide for dealing with divorce from a narcissistic spouse. There is a huge need out there for this information, and Dr. McBride’s long-term experience in therapeutic and legal settings makes her the perfect person to put it out there. I know I will be personally recommending this book for years to come.”

– W. Keith Campbell, Ph.D., co-author of The Narcissism Epidemic