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35. Narcissism 101: There’s Always a Motive with Dr. Jaime Zuckerman

Today’s episode features Dr. Jaime Zuckerman, aka Dr. Z. She's a national expert in narcissistic abuse and a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in the treatment of adults with anxiety and mood disorders. She's also a relationship coach and she has her own podcast.

We break down narcissistic personality disorder, harmful Disney messaging, golden child syndrome manipulation, and how to have a healthy relationship with a narcissist who could be a family member, a parent, a sibling. 

This is a commonly requested topic, and a complicated one to try and understand through the lens of logic. In this world, empathy is transactional, confidence is a performance, and there is always a motive.

If you've ever thought you may have been in a narcissistic romantic relationship, or if, in the workplace, you possibly have a narcissist and you don't know how to manage that and be able to do your job – this is the episode for you. Remember, if you love it or you think there's someone out there, a loved one or a friend, that needs to hear this – please share it!




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1 Response

emily garringer

emily garringer

November 04, 2022

Kartrina, I have followed you for years through he growth of Tone IT Up and now this wonderful platform. I randomly decided to listen to this podcast this morning. And all I can say is THANK YOU. I was in an abusive relationship with a narcissist for 17 years, I got out last year for good. Although I am in counseling and doing all the things that are helping me move forward, I had not heard of Dr. Z. and her podcast with you was amazing. I have been listening to so many of her episodes today and it is so helpful to hear. Thank you for what you are doing!!! It means so much!!

Emily G.

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