Listening to “Abusive, Toxic & Healthy Relationships” episodes will help you grasp a comprehensive understanding of abusive, toxic, and healthy relationships.

In this episode, we’ll be diving into the topic of abuse and its impact on survivors. We’ll be covering a range of important questions, such as how to overcome feelings of shame (02:27) and fear of being alone (24:31), healthy coping mechanisms for irritability (33:32), identifying the unhealthy parts of your life that cause fatigue (40:49), and in the end Dr. Stephanie will be guiding us through one grounding exercise for CPTSD and PTSD flashbacks (47:12).

So, grab a seat, and get ready to learn some practical tips to help you or someone you know overcome these challenges.

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Meet Dr. Stephanie Kriesberg

Dr. Stephanie Kriesberg is a clinical psychologist with over 25 years of experience in the field, and one of her specialty areas is helping adults with narcissistic parents lead healthier, and happier lives.

She is also the author of the book “Adult Daughters of Narcissistic Mothers: Quiet the Critical Voice in Your Head, Heal Self-Doubt, and Live the Life You Deserve”.


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