Linda Martinez-Lewi, Ph.D., LMFT
Linda Martinez-Lewi, Ph.D., L.M.F.T. (License #20589) is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist.
Through her books, Freeing Yourself From the Narcissist in Your Life and Recovering & Healing After the Narcissist, and extensive blog, she focuses on identifying & understanding the true nature & origins of the narcissistic personality in its many forms: covert narcissist, high level narcissist, overt grandiose narcissist, golden child narcissist. She offers strategies & practices for those who have been psychologically & emotionally abused by narcissistic personalities including spouses, ex-spouses, partners, children of narcissists.
Combining clinical analysis with psychological profiles of famous narcissists, here is an indispensable guide to recognizing, coping with, and ultimately overcoming the destructive behavior of narcissists.
In Freeing Yourself from the Narcissist in Your Life, psychotherapist Linda Martinez-Lewi presents an in-depth and supportive plan for identifying, understanding, and dealing with high level narcissistic behavior in those close to you. Martinez-Lewi helps you to liberate yourself from draining personal relationships with narcissists, and shows how to regain a sense of peace, balance, and well-being.
Drawing on detailed profiles of famous narcissists, as well as expertly rendered case studies from her private practice as a psychotherapist, Martinez-Lewi shows how to:
- understand where narcissistic behavior comes from;
– learn to spot narcissistic traits, even in the early stages of relationships;
- realize why attempting to change a narcissist is fruitless; and
- protect yourself from the narcissist’s opportunism, manipulative behavior, and lack of empathy.