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Personality Disorders: What, How, & When are They Formed.

Personality Disorder: What, How, When is It Formed

What is a Personality Disorder?  Personality Disorder is a pervasive set of problems that are theorized to begin in infancy or early childhood development and continue in adulthood. They are called Personality Disorders in the DSM-V because these problems tend to affect many aspects of a person’s personality, including sense of identity, sense of Self,…

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Narcissism and Empathy

Narcissism and Empathy

Narcissism is essentially a problem of lack of empathy Narcissism is essentially a problem of lack of empathy. Empathy is vital for cooperation and friendship. Without empathy, there would be no humanity – just a world of disparate individuals without the social glue to hold them together. Empathy is an experience of understanding another person’s…

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What is a Nervous Breakdown

Nervous Breakdown what is it?

What is a Nervous Breakdown or Mental Breakdown ?  Nervous breakdown and mental breakdown are very outdated terms still used by the lay person typically describing emotional or physical stress that makes someone unable to function in day-to-day life. Though once used as umbrella term for a wide range of mental illnesses, mental health professionals…

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Concierge Psychotherapy and Coaching

Concierge Psychotherapy and Coaching

Concierge Psychotherapy and Coaching If your status, lifestyle, public profile, schedule, or employment do not allow you to seek typical psychotherapy in a crowded therapy office, then concierge therapy and coaching is for you. Dr. Shawna Freshwater provides VIP concierge psychotherapy, counseling, coaching, and healing to the most elite members of society. Dr. Freshwater is…

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narcissism and narcissistic personality disorder. What is the difference?

Narcissism & Narcissistic Personality Disorder. What is the Difference?

“Narcissism” and Narcissistic Personality Disorder What is the difference ?  Narcissism, Narcissist, Narcissistic Personality Disorder: Despite the recent popularity of these terms, there are some distinct differences between someone who has narcissistic traits and someone who may actually have Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD).  Even though a person should only be officially diagnosed by a licensed…

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