Invisible Illness
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Invisible Illness

The Illusion of Specialness

An egoistic set up for objectification and envy

Photo by Mateus Campos Felipe on Unsplash

A trend I’ve noticed amongst therapy clients who are grappling with symptoms of PTSD rooted in narcissistic abuse, concerns the fixation with being ‘special’. On the heels of the notorious degrade and discard, devastated by callous rejection and being instantaneously replaced by another, the one rejected obsessively perseverates over no…

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Rev. Sheri Heller, LCSW

Rev. Sheri Heller, LCSW

Therapist, Coach & Author. Complex Trauma & Addiction. Dual citizen 🇺🇸 🇨🇦 traveler, lover of art and nature. I appreciate the absurd. Sheritherapist.com